Essential Report

Human Rights Commission

Mar 3, 2015

Q. The Federal government says it has lost confidence in the Commonwealth Human Rights Commission and its president Gillian Triggs after it released a report on children in immigration detention. Do you approve or disapprove of the performance of the Human Rights Commission? 

 

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total approve

34%

46%

26%

60%

30%

Total disapprove

22%

15%

34%

9%

28%

Strongly approve

13%

20%

5%

36%

9%

Approve

21%

26%

21%

24%

21%

Disapprove

13%

11%

18%

6%

13%

Strongly disapprove

9%

4%

16%

3%

15%

Don’t know

44%

39%

41%

32%

42%

 

34% approve of the performance of the Human Rights Commission and 22% disapprove. 44% had no opinion.

Those most likely to approve were Greens voters (60%), Labor voters (46%) and university-educated (40%).

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