Military involvement in Syria and Iraq

Jan 27, 2016

Q. Do you think Australia should increase or decrease our military involvement in Syria and Iraq against the Islamic State?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Nov 2015

Increase

18%

18%

21%

15%

18%

32%

Decrease

34%

37%

26%

54%

38%

19%

Make no change

32%

33%

39%

16%

32%

28%

Don’t know

17%

13%

15%

14%

13%

21%

18% (down 14% since November) think Australia should increase our military involvement in Syria and Iraq, 34% (up 15%) think we should decrease involvement and 32% (up 4%) think we should make no change.

Liberal/National voters were most likely to favour no change (39%) while 54% of Greens voters and 37% of Labor voters wanted a decrease.

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