Essential Report

Anzac Day

Apr 14, 2015

Q. Saturday 25th April is Anzac Day. Which of the following best describes what you will do on Anzac Day?

  Total     Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Apr 2014
Attend an Anzac Day event or march 23% 24% 27% 16% 20% 21%
Not attend an event but watch the march on TV 29% 30% 36% 16% 20% 31%
Nothing special – it’s just a public holiday 28% 28% 20% 41% 37% 27%
Working – don’t get the Anzac Day holiday 7% 7% 6% 8% 12% 7%
Don’t know 13% 11% 11% 19% 11% 14%

23% of respondents said they would attend an Anzac day event and 29% said they would watch the march on TV. 35% said it was just a holiday or were working. These results are much the same as last year’s.

66% of those aged 55+ said they would be attending an event or watching on TV compared to 41% of those aged under 35. 36% of those aged under 35 say it is just a public holiday.

Anzac Day

Apr 22, 2014

Q. Friday 25th April is Anzac Day.  Which of the following best describes what you will do on Anzac Day?

 

Total

 

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

 

Apr 13

Attend an Anzac Day event or march

21%

18%

22%

23%

35%

17%

Not attend an event but watch the march on TV

31%

31%

36%

26%

26%

36%

Nothing special – it’s just a public holiday

27%

29%

26%

24%

20%

35%

Working – don’t get the Anzac Day holiday

7%

7%

5%

11%

6%

7%

Don’t know

14%

16%

11%

15%

13%

5%

21% of respondents said they would attend an Anzac day event and 31% said they would watch the march on TV. 34% said it was just a holiday or were working.

63% of those aged 55+ said they would be attending an event or watching on TV compared to 40% of those aged under 35. 36% of those aged under 35 say it is just a public holiday and 13% said they would be working.

(Last year’s question was asked over the Anzac weekend, so is not strictly comparable – the “don’t knows” are lower as some respondents completed the survey after Anzac Day.)

Anzac Day

Apr 29, 2013

Q. Thursday 25th April was/is Anzac Day.  Which of the following best describes what you did (or will do) on Anzac Day?

 

Total

 

Vote ALP

Vote Lib

Vote Greens

Men

Women

Aged
18-
34

Aged
35-
54

Aged 55+

Attended an Anzac Day event or march

17%

18%

19%

10%

20%

14%

11%

19%

22%

Didn’t attend an event but watched the march on TV

36%

39%

37%

27%

35%

36%

30%

33%

45%

Nothing special – it was just a public holiday

35%

35%

34%

42%

34%

36%

44%

37%

23%

Working – don’t get the Anzac Day holiday

7%

5%

8%

12%

6%

9%

10%

7%

5%

Don’t know

5%

4%

2%

8%

4%

5%

5%

4%

5%

17% of respondents said they attended an Anzac day event and 36% said they watched a march on TV. 42% said it was just a holiday or were working.

Only 11% of those aged under 35 attended an event compared to 22% of those aged 55+.

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