Government handling of asylum seekers issue

Jul 8, 2014

Q. How would you rate the performance of the Federal Liberal/National Government in handling the issue of asylum seekers arriving by boat? 

  

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

 

5 Mar

Total good

41%

19%

76%

8%

41%

39%

Total poor

35%

54%

7%

74%

34%

38%

Very good

24%

6%

52%

6%

21%

18%

Good

17%

13%

24%

2%

20%

21%

Neither good nor poor

18%

20%

14%

10%

21%

18%

Poor

12%

20%

4%

6%

15%

15%

Very poor

23%

34%

3%

68%

19%

23%

Don’t know

7%

8%

2%

7%

4%

5%

41% (up 2% since March) think the Government’s performance in handling the issue of asylum seekers arriving by boat has been good and 35% (down 3%) think it has been poor.

Those most likely to think it has been good were Liberal/National voters (76%) and aged 55+ (54%).

Those most likely to think it has been poor were Labor voters (54%) and Greens voters (74%).

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