Spying on Indonesia

Nov 26, 2013

Q. It has recently been revealed that Australian agencies have been secretly monitoring communications from Indonesian leaders.

Do you support or oppose Australia’s secret collecting of this information?

 

 Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Total support

39%

28%

58%

13%

28%

Total oppose

23%

32%

12%

37%

34%

Strongly support

15%

8%

27%

10%

Support

24%

20%

31%

13%

18%

Neither support nor oppose

28%

32%

23%

38%

33%

Oppose

12%

15%

6%

25%

21%

Strongly oppose

11%

17%

6%

12%

13%

Don’t know

9%

8%

6%

12%

5%

39% support Australia’s secret monitoring of communications from Indonesian leaders and 23% oppose. 28% neither support nor oppose. There was strong support from Liberal/National voters (58%) while Labor voters were split 28% support/32% oppose.

A somewhat similar question asked in October about the United States monitoring telephone and internet communications in the US and other countries produced a result of 24% support/45% oppose.

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