Essential Report

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Mar 25, 2014

Q. The New Zealand Government plans to hold a referendum on changing their flag. Would you support or oppose Australia holding a referendum on changing our flag?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total support

31%

36%

24%

40%

36%

Total oppose

50%

42%

63%

38%

51%

Strongly support

12%

17%

8%

9%

16%

Support

19%

19%

16%

31%

20%

Oppose

23%

21%

27%

18%

19%

Strongly oppose

27%

21%

36%

20%

32%

No opinion

19%

22%

13%

22%

14%

31% support holding a referendum on changing the Australian flag and 50% oppose.

Those more likely to support a referendum were Greens voters (40%), men (36%) and university educated (38%).

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