Essential Report

Approval of NDIS

Nov 4, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Government’s decision to implement the National Disability Insurance Scheme to be funded by increasing the Medicare levy from 1.5% to 2%? 

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total approve

44%

46%

51%

52%

34%

Total disapprove

34%

37%

32%

23%

44%

Strongly approve

8%

11%

8%

12%

5%

Approve

36%

35%

43%

40%

29%

Disapprove

20%

21%

22%

12%

22%

Strongly disapprove

14%

16%

10%

11%

22%

Don’t know

21%

16%

18%

24%

22%

 

44% approve of an NDIS funded by an increase in the Medicare levy and 34% disapprove.

Those most likely to approve were men (51%) and aged 65+ (61%).

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