Essential Report

State government response to Covid-19

Nov 9, 2021

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

TOTAL: Good 08/11 25/10 11/10 27/09 13/09 30/08 16/08 02/08 19/07 05/07 07/06 24/05 12/04
NSW 57% 57% 55% 53% 46% 40% 42% 47% 54% 57% 69% 68% 73%
VIC 56% 43% 46% 44% 50% 44% 56% 54% 49% 50% 48% 63% 58%
QLD 62% 59% 68% 62% 65% 67% 66% 60% 62% 61% 65% 68% 72%
SA 62% 66% 67% 55% 67% 76% 68% 73% 68% 67% 67% 71% 75%
WA 78% 78% 80% 82% 87% 78% 87% 82% 77% 86% 75% 77% 84%
  • Rating of Victoria’s state government increased this week, from 43% a fortnight ago to 56% – equivalent to the positive rating in NSW (57% positive rating).

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