Federal Government and the suspension of refugee claims

Apr 19, 2010

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Federal Government’s recent decision to suspend processing of any refugee claims from Sri Lanka and Afghanistan?

  Total Vote Labor Vote Liberal/National Vote Greens
Total approve 69% 70% 80% 47%
Total disapprove 15% 16% 11% 42%
Strongly approve 39% 40% 43% 23%
Approve 30% 30% 37% 24%
Disapprove 10% 13% 9% 17%
Strongly disapprove 5% 3% 2% 25%
Don’t know 15% 15% 9% 10%

 69% approve the Federal Government’s recent decision to suspend processing of any refugee claims from Sri Lanka and Afghanistan and 15% disapprove.

By voting intention, 70% of Labor voters approve and 80% of Liberal/National voters approve. Greens voters are split – 47% approve and 42% disapprove.

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