Essential Report

Concern about Liberals Bringing Back WorkChoices

Aug 18, 2015

Q. If the Liberal Government reintroduced WorkChoices or similar laws, how concerned would you be?    

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote Other   Work full time Work part time   May 2013
Total very/quite concerned 41% 64% 22% 67% 47% 43% 44% 41%
Very concerned 24% 44% 7% 46% 27% 24% 22% 26%
Quite concerned 17% 20% 15% 21% 20% 19% 22% 15%
A little concerned 18% 15% 24% 7% 26% 22% 17% 17%
Not concerned 19% 5% 40% 7% 17% 20% 13% 27%
Don’t know 21% 16% 15% 19% 11% 14% 26% 14%

41% said they would be very or quite concerned if the Liberal Government reintroduced WorkChoices or similar laws and 37% said they would be only a little or not concerned. These results are almost identical to those from when the question was asked in May 2013.

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