Q. Which do you think is MOST responsible for Australians being vaccinated more slowly than you would like?
[Asked only to those who think Australians are being vaccinated against Covid-19 a bit / a lot more slowly than they would like]
|Total||Gender||Age Group||Federal Voting Intention|
|Male||Female||18-34||35-54||55+||Labor||TOTAL: Coalition||Greens||TOTAL: Other|
|The federal government||42%||45%||39%||36%||51%||40%||57%||24%||44%||49%|
|State and territory governments||7%||8%||7%||16%||7%||4%||5%||11%||5%||13%|
|International supply chains||24%||29%||20%||24%||19%||28%||17%||35%||20%||17%|
|Unavoidable delays in the production of vaccines||18%||13%||22%||15%||18%||19%||15%||22%||22%||16%|
- The largest cohort within the group of those who think Australians are being vaccinated against Covid-19 more slowly than they would like, think the federal government is most responsible for this (42%).
- About a quarter (24%) place the onus on international supply chains, followed by 18% who feel unavoidable delays in the production of vaccines are the main reason for the slow progress of the vaccine rollout in Australia.
- Only 7% think state and territory governments are most responsible and 8% are unsure.
- Those most likely to place responsibility on the federal government for Australians being vaccinated more slowly than they would like include those aged 35-54 (51%) and Labor voters (57%).
- Coalition voters are the most likely to think international supply chains are most responsible for the delays (35%).
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