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||Vote other||Feb 2011||Sep 2014|
|Should be rejected on basis of religion||24%||19%||30%||16%||41%||19%||21%|
|Should not be rejected on basis of religion||56%||64%||51%||73%||45%||65%||63%|
56% believed that when a family applies to migrate to Australia, they should not be rejected purely on the basis of their religion and 24% think it should be possible to reject purely based on religion. This represents a drop in opposition to rejecting migrants purely on the basis of religion.
Liberal voters were a little more supportive of being able to reject based on religion (30%) and Greens voters were strongly opposed (73%). 64% of those aged under 35 were opposed.
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