Funding Schools

Jul 30, 2012

Q. Do you think all schools should get a similar increase in funding, public schools should receive a larger increase or private schools should receive a larger increase?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

All schools should receive a similar increase in funding

28%

23%

39%

7%

Public schools should receive a larger increase

63%

74%

51%

79%

Private schools should receive a larger increase

2%

1%

3%

Don’t know

7%

2%

6%

13%

63% think that public schools should receive a larger increase in funding, 2% think private schools should receive a larger increase and 28% think all schools should receive a similar increase.

Labor voters (74%) and Greens voters (79%) showed strongest support for increased funding for public schools – although a majority (51%) of Liberal/National voters also supported it.

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