Essential Report

Responsible party for managing mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations

Aug 17, 2021

Q. If Covid-19 vaccinations became mandatory for workers in occupations with a high Covid-19 transmission risk, which of the following do you think should be responsible for managing this compliance?

  Total Gender Age Group Federal Voting Intention
Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+ Labor TOTAL: Coalition Greens TOTAL: Other
The federal government 39% 42% 35% 38% 39% 39% 40% 40% 41% 35%
State governments 30% 29% 31% 32% 31% 27% 30% 31% 25% 29%
Employers 31% 29% 34% 30% 30% 34% 30% 29% 34% 37%
Base (n) 1,100 538 562 341 374 385 376 384 116 122

 

  State
NSW VIC QLD SA WA
The federal government 35% 42% 37% 46% 39%
State governments 34% 26% 31% 27% 29%
Employers 31% 32% 31% 27% 32%
Base (n) 352 277 219 87 109
  • More people think the federal government should be responsible for managing vaccine compliance among high-risk works (39%) than state governments (30%), or individual employers (31%).

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