Speed of easing lockdown restrictions in Victoria

Nov 17, 2020

Q. Overall, do you think Victoria has moved too quickly, too slowly or at about the right speed in terms of lifting lockdown restrictions?

[ASKED IN VICTORIA ONLY]

  Total Gender Age Group Federal Voting Intention Location  
  Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+ Labor Total: Coalition Capital Non-capital  
Moved too quickly 7% 9% 5% 8% 9% 2% 3% 8% 7% 7%
About the right speed 65% 60% 71% 62% 68% 65% 77% 55% 68% 58%
Moved too slowly 28% 32% 24% 29% 22% 32% 20% 37% 26% 35%
Base (n) 278 133 145 74 113 91 90 112 206 72
  • Victorians are generally satisfied with the speed of the easing of Covid-19 restrictions with 65% saying it’s about right. 28% think the government have moved too slowly and just 7% said they moved too quickly.
  • Those most likely to think the government has moved too slowly include men (32%), those aged 55+ (32%), people living in regional Victoria (35%) and Coalition voters (37%).

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