Q. Thinking about the AUKUS nuclear-powered submarine partnership, which is closer to your view?
|Total||Gender||Age Group||Federal Voting Intention|
|Male||Female||18-34||35-54||55+||Labor||TOTAL: Coalition||Greens||TOTAL: Other|
|The AUKUS nuclear-powered submarine partnership will make Australia more secure||45%||47%||44%||34%||40%||60%||39%||62%||30%||38%|
|The AUKUS nuclear-powered submarine partnership will not affect Australia’s security||36%||34%||37%||48%||36%||24%||39%||27%||40%||33%|
|The AUKUS nuclear-powered submarine partnership will make Australia less secure||19%||19%||19%||18%||24%||15%||22%||12%||30%||29%|
- Less than half think the AUKUS partnership will make Australia more secure (45%). 36% think it will not affect our security and 19% think we are now at more risk.
- Those aged over 55 and Coalition voters are most likely to believe Australia is now more secure due to the AUKUS partnership.
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