Territory Rights

Mar 14, 2011

Q. Do you agree or disagree that ACT and the Northern Territory should have the same rights as the states to pass legislation without being over-ruled by a Federal Minister?

Total Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens
Total agree 74% 80% 73% 74%
Total disagree 9% 8% 11% 8%
Strongly agree 29% 36% 24% 41%
Agree 45% 44% 49% 33%
Disagree 6% 5% 7% 8%
Strongly disagree 3% 3% 4%
Don’t know 17% 12% 16% 18%

There is strong majority support for the right of territories to pass legislation without being over-ruled by a Federal Minister.  74% agree and only 9% disagree.

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