Essential Report

Importance of re-establishing the ABCC

Oct 25, 2016

Q. Compared to other issues the Government needs to address, how important is the issue of re-establishing the ABCC?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Aug 2016 Apr 2016
TOTAL Important 39%   29% 57% 29% 38%   35% 34%
TOTAL not important 38%   47% 25% 55% 43%   40% 41%
Very important 12%   9% 19% 5% 12%   9% 10%
Somewhat important 27%   20% 38% 24% 26%   26% 24%
Not so important 25%   26% 22% 28% 27%   25% 26%
Not at all important 13%   21% 3% 27% 16%   15% 15%
Don’t know 24%   24% 18% 16% 19%   26% 26%

 

39% of Australians consider the re-establishing of the ABCC to be important compared to the other issues the Government needs to address. 38% consider it to be not important.

These results are not significantly different from those of August and April 2016.

Lib/Nat voters (57%) were more likely to consider it to be important. Labor (47%), Greens (55%) and Other voters (43%) were more likely to consider it to be not important.

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