Q. Following allegations of sexual assault and misogynistic behaviour by staffers, a review into Parliament House workplace culture has been initiated.
Which of the following is closest to your view on the issue?
|Total||Gender||Age Group||Federal Voting Intention|
|Male||Female||18-34||35-54||55+||Labor||TOTAL: Coalition||Greens||TOTAL: Other|
|Recent revelations about the culture in Parliament House is an isolated workplace issue, primarily about the safety of women working in politics||40%||50%||30%||47%||44%||29%||30%||52%||30%||41%|
|Recent revelations about the culture in Parliament House are symptomatic of the discrimination of women in society||60%||50%||70%||53%||56%||71%||70%||48%||70%||59%|
- More people believe that the allegations of sexual assault and misogynistic culture in Parliament House is a wider society issue, than isolated to Federal politics (60% to 40%).
- This view was more strongly held by women than Men (70% to 50%).
- Labor and Greens voters were more likely to think the culture is shared by society (both 70%), while Coalition voters were more likely to believe the issues are isolated to politics (52%).
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