Q. When a family applies to migrate to Australia, should it be possible for them to be rejected purely on the basis of their religion?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens|
|Should be rejected on basis of religion||19%||17%||24%||10%|
|Should not be rejected on basis of religion||65%||67%||63%||85%|
65% believed that when a family applies to migrate to Australia, they should not be rejected purely on the basis of their religion and 19% think it should be possible to reject purely based on religion. There were no substantial differences across age and gender groups.
Liberal voters were a little more supportive of being able to reject based on religion (24%) and Greens voters were strongly opposed (85%).
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