State Government response to Covid-19

Apr 14, 2020

Q. How would you rate your state government’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak?

    State
  Total NSW VIC QLD SA WA
Very poor 5% 6% 4% 6% 3% 3%
Quite poor 11% 15% 5% 16% 7% 8%
Neither good, nor poor 20% 23% 15% 27% 19% 11%
Quite good 38% 38% 42% 33% 38% 36%
Very good 26% 18% 33% 19% 33% 43%
NET: Poor 16% 21% 10% 21% 10% 11%
NET: Good 64% 56% 76% 52% 72% 79%
Base (n) 1,068 328 272 222 87 110
  • Across the country, the overall perception of states’ handling of the crisis in in line with government 64% rating their own state’s handling as Very/Quite good (compared to 63%).
  • Victoria and Western Australia have the highest rating of their state government, while this is lower for Queensland (52%) and NSW (56%).

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