Essential Report

National energy plan

Oct 23, 2017

Q. This week, the Federal Government announced a new national energy plan. From what you have read or heard about it, do you approve or disapprove of the Government’s new plan for energy?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total approve 35%   33% 53% 20% 17%
Total disapprove 18%   22% 9% 29% 26%
Strongly approve 10%   10% 16% 3% 1%
Approve 25%   23% 37% 17% 16%
Disapprove 11%   13% 7% 14% 15%
Strongly disapprove 7%   9% 2% 15% 11%
Don’t know 47%   45% 39% 51% 56%

 

Nearly half (47%) could not give an opinion of the Federal Government’s new national energy plan.

35% approved of the plan and 18% disapproved.

Those more likely to approve were Liberal National voters (53%).

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