Essential Report

Live Cattle Export Ban

Jun 20, 2011

Q. Do you support or oppose the Government’s recent decision to suspend all live export of cattle to Indonesia?

Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens
Total support 58% 69% 48% 73%
Total oppose 28% 17% 42% 14%
Strongly support 26% 32% 19% 43%
Support 32% 37% 29% 30%
Oppose 19% 13% 28% 11%
Strongly oppose 9% 4% 14% 3%
Don’t know 14% 13% 9% 14%

58% supported the Government’s decision to to suspend all live export of cattle to Indonesia and 28% opposed the decision. The decision was most strongly supported by Labor voters (69%) and Greens voters (73%).

62% of women supported the decision compared to 53% of men.

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