Essential Report

Foreign ownership of Qantas

Mar 11, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Government’s intention to allow majority foreign ownership of Qantas domestic operations?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other/

indep-endent

Total approve

36%

29%

52%

27%

25%

Total disapprove

48%

54%

35%

61%

67%

Strongly approve

9%

6%

15%

6%

4%

Approve

27%

23%

37%

21%

21%

Disapprove

25%

23%

23%

33%

33%

Strongly disapprove

23%

31%

12%

28%

34%

Don’t know

15%

17%

13%

12%

9%

36% approve of the Government’s intention to allow majority foreign ownership of Qantas domestic operations and 48% disapprove.

Those most likely to approve were Liberal/National voters (52%), men (46%) and those with university education (45%).

Those most likely to disapprove were Labor voters (54%), Greens voters (61%), women (54%) and those on lower incomes (53% of people earning less than $1,000pw)

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