Essential Report

Approval of port expansion in Great Barrier Reef

Feb 18, 2014

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the decision to allow expansion of the Abbot Point coal port in the Great Barrier Reef?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total approve

17%

14%

20%

4%

22%

Total disapprove

66%

72%

59%

85%

64%

Strongly approve

4%

3%

5%

4%

Approve

13%

11%

15%

4%

18%

Disapprove

25%

23%

31%

14%

20%

Strongly disapprove

41%

49%

28%

71%

44%

Don’t know

18%

14%

21%

11%

14%

17% approve of the decision to allow expansion of the Abbot Point coal port in the Great Barrier Reef and 66% disapprove.

74% of women disapproved compared to 57% of men.

In Queensland, 24% approve and 57% disapprove.

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