Essential Report

Knights and Dames

Nov 10, 2015

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

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

Total approve

63%

71%

65%

72%

55%

Total disapprove

15%

12%

19%

9%

19%

Strongly approve

34%

39%

32%

50%

33%

Approve

29%

32%

33%

22%

22%

Disapprove

10%

8%

13%

8%

14%

Strongly disapprove

5%

4%

6%

1%

5%

Don’t know

23%

18%

16%

19%

26%

63% approve of the Government’s decision to stop awarding the honours of Knight and Dame of the Order of Australia and only 15% disapprove. There were no substantial differences across demographic groups and a majority of all voter groups approved.

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