Q. How important are the following issues for Australia?
|Total important||Very important||Somewhat important||Not very important||Not at all important||Don’t know|
|Reaching a global agreement on climate change||74%||44%||30%||9%||13%||4%|
|Having a Bill of Rights||63%||29%||34%||18%||11%||8%|
|Gaining a seat on the UN Security Council||59%||20%||39%||20%||13%||8%|
|Having a treaty with indigenous Australians||56%||23%||33%||20%||19%||5%|
|Having a referendum on becoming a republic||41%||17%||24%||25%||29%||5%|
Reaching a global agreement on climate change was considered very/somewhat important for Australia by 74% of people surveyed. 63% think that having a Bill of Rights is very/somewhat important and 59% think Australia gaining a seat on the UN Security Council is very/somewhat important.
Green (94%) and Labor (87%) voters were more likely to think that reaching a global agreement on climate change is very/somewhat important for Australia. Just over half (55%) of Coalition voters think that this is very/somewhat important for Australia.
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