Q. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about the Covid-19 pandemic in Australia and our national borders?
|TOTAL: Agree||TOTAL: Disagree||Strongly agree||Somewhat agree||Neither agree nor disagree||Somewhat disagree||Strongly disagree||Unsure|
|I want things to return to how they were before the Covid-19 pandemic||71%||8%||45%||26%||19%||7%||2%||2%|
|I don’t think I could stand another lockdown||43%||29%||24%||19%||25%||18%||11%||3%|
|After the vaccine has been rolled out, Australia should slowly and safely reopen its borders||67%||11%||31%||36%||17%||6%||4%||5%|
|We should keep our borders closed until the pandemic is under control globally||71%||12%||43%||28%||15%||7%||5%||3%|
- While 7 in 10 (71%) agree that we should keep our borders closed until the pandemic is under control globally, 67% agree that after the vaccine has been rolled out, Australia should slowly and safely reopen its borders.
- 7 in 10 (71%) agree that they want things to return to how they were before the Covid-19 pandemic.
- 43% don’t think they could stand another lockdown. About a third (29%) disagree and a quarter (25%) neither agree nor disagree with this statement.
Read Essential's ongoing research on the public response to Covid-19.
In this week's report:
- Performance of Scott Morrison
- Performance of Anthony Albanese
- Preferred Prime Minister
- Views towards re-electing the federal Coalition government
- Party trust to handle issues
- Importance of Australia’s international reputation
- Scott Morrison’s impact on Australia’s international reputation
- Views towards Australia’s international reputation