Essential Report

Nuclear waste storage

Nov 10, 2015

Q. Do you support or oppose Australia developing nuclear waste storage facilities?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

Total support

31%

31%

42%

15%

24%

Total oppose

50%

54%

43%

73%

63%

Strongly support

7%

5%

11%

3%

5%

Support

24%

26%

31%

12%

19%

Oppose

21%

20%

23%

25%

23%

Strongly oppose

29%

34%

20%

48%

40%

Don’t know

19%

14%

15%

13%

13%

31% support Australia developing nuclear waste storage facilities and 50% oppose.
54% of Labor voters and 73% of Greens voters oppose while Liberal/National voters were split 42% support/43% oppose. Men were divided 43% support/42% oppose while women were opposed 58% to 18%.

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