Essential Report

Agreement with Australian response to US ban on Muslim counties

Feb 7, 2017

Q. When asked his opinion of the US ban the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, said it is not his job to comment on the domestic policies of other countries. Do you agree or disagree with this position taken by Malcolm Turnbull?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total agree 53%   37% 73% 31% 62%
Total disagree 36%   53% 17% 61% 30%
Strongly agree 16%   9% 21% 4% 25%
Agree 37%   28% 52% 27% 37%
Disagree 19%   26% 13% 26% 17%
Strongly disagree 17%   27% 4% 35% 13%
Don’t know 12%   10% 9% 8% 9%

 

53% agree with the position taken by Malcolm Turnbull when he said it was not his job to comment on the domestic policies of other countries and 36% disagree.

Those most likely to agree with Malcolm Turnbull were Liberal National voters (73%), other voters (62%) and agedn65+ (69%).

Those most likely to disagree with Malcolm Turnbull were Greens voters (61%) and Labor voters (53%).

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