Essential Report

Knights and Dames

Apr 1, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the Government’s decision to re-introduce the honours of Knight and Dame of the Order of Australia?

 

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total approve

27%

16%

46%

11%

20%

Total disapprove

43%

57%

25%

63%

44%

Strongly approve

6%

2%

12%

3%

4%

Approve

21%

14%

34%

8%

16%

Disapprove

22%

24%

21%

25%

19%

Strongly disapprove

21%

33%

4%

38%

25%

Don’t know

30%

26%

28%

25%

35%

43% disapprove of the Government’s decision to re-introduce the honours of Knight and Dame of the Order of Australia, 27% approve and 30% don’t know.

Strongest approval came from respondents aged 65+ (39%), Liberal/National voters (46%) and those with lower education levels (34% of those who had not completed secondary school).

Strongest disapproval came from respondents aged 45-64 (54%), Labor voters (57%) and Greens voters (63%).

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