Essential Report

Republic

Sep 22, 2015

Q. Are you in favour or against Australia becoming a republic?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Jan 2010

March 2011

Jun 2012

Apr 2014

Oct 2014

Feb 2015

Shift since Feb 2015

In favour

39%

52%

36%

48%

24%

41%

39%

39%

33%

31%

34%

+5

Against

29%

21%

39%

18%

35%

32%

34%

35%

42%

31%

34%

-5

No opinion

32%

26%

25%

34%

41%

27%

27%

27%

25%

38%

32%

39% (up 5% since February) of respondents were in favour of Australian becoming a republic and 29% (down 5%) were against. 32% could not give an opinion.

Greens (48%) and Labor (52%) voters were more likely to be in favour of a republic. Liberal/National voters (36%) were less likely – but up 14% since February.

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