Essential Report

Privatising Medicare

Jun 28, 2016

Q. If the Liberal Party wins the Federal election, do you think it is likely or unlikely that they will attempt to rivatize Medicare?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other
Total likely 50%   79% 23% 77% 54%
Total not likely 34%   13% 63% 18% 33%
Very likely 25% 47% 6% 38% 28%
Somewhat likely 25% 32% 17% 39% 26%
Not very likely 15% 9% 22% 13% 19%
Not at all likely 19% 4% 41% 5% 14%
Don’t know 17% 8% 13% 6% 13%

50% think it is likely that the Liberal Party will attempt to rivatize Medicare if they win the Federal election.

79% of Labor voters and 77% of Greens voters think it is likely compared to 23% of Liberal National voters.

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