Australian troops in Iraq

Jun 24, 2014

Q. Would you approve or disapprove of Australia sending troops to Iraq if the USA asks for our support?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total approve

30%

24%

42%

21%

24%

Total disapprove

54%

58%

43%

62%

63%

Strongly approve

7%

10%

7%

1%

5%

Approve

23%

14%

35%

20%

19%

Disapprove

27%

30%

22%

35%

25%

Strongly disapprove

27%

28%

21%

27%

38%

Don’t know

17%

18%

14%

17%

13%

30% would approve of Australia sending troops to Iraq if the USA asks for our support and 54% would disapprove.

Liberal/National voters were split – 42% approve and 43% disapprove – while a majority of other voter groups disapproved.

71% of those aged 55+ disapproved.

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