Concern about Liberals bringing back WorkChoices

Mar 18, 2013

Q. If the Liberals won the election and reintroduced WorkChoices or similar laws, how concerned would you be?

 

31
May
10

12
July
10

21
Nov
11

23
Jul
12

3
Sep
12

Total 18
Mar
13

Vote
ALP

Vote
Lib

Vote Greens

Work full
time

Work part time

Very concerned

28%

29%

26%

30%

27%

27%

48%

6%

48%

30%

29%

Quite concerned

17%

19%

15%

16%

15%

16%

24%

10%

25%

17%

23%

A little concerned

20%

16%

20%

15%

19%

17%

14%

21%

8%

17%

17%

Not concerned

24%

25%

27%

26%

26%

25%

4%

50%

3%

23%

15%

Don’t know

11%

11%

11%

14%

13%

15%

10%

12%

16%

13%

17%

Concern about the re-introduction of WorkChoices has not changed significantly since this question was last asked in September. 43% (up 1%) would be quite or very concerned if WorkChoices or similar laws were re-introduced and 42% (down 3%) were only a little or not concerned.

72% of Labor voters and 73% of Greens voters would be concerned. 71% of Liberal/National voters would be a little/not concerned and 16% concerned.  47% of full-time workers and 52% of part-time workers said they would be very/quite concerned.

52% of those aged 45-54 said they would be very/quite concerned.

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