Trust in the Government’s handling of international relations

Feb 24, 2015

Q. How much trust do you have in Tony Abbott and the Liberal Government to handle Australia’s international relations? 

 

 Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

 

Nov 2013

Jun 2014

Oct 2014

Total a lot/some

33%

13%

66%

12%

21%

41%

35%

40%

Total little/no trust

62%

84%

31%

85%

71%

53%

59%

53%

A lot of trust

12%

2%

28%

7%

20%

17%

17%

Some trust

21%

11%

38%

12%

14%

21%

18%

23%

A little trust

22%

23%

23%

19%

21%

18%

16%

18%

No trust

40%

61%

8%

66%

50%

35%

43%

35%

Don’t know

5%

2%

4%

2%

8%

7%

5%

6%

 

Overall, 33% (down 7% since October) have a lot or some trust in Tony Abbott and the Liberal Government to handle Australia’s international relations and 62% (up 9%) have a little or no trust. Only 12% (down 5%) have “a lot of trust” and 40% (up 5%) have no trust.

Labor (61%) and Greens (66%) voters were far more likely to have ‘no trust’. 28% Liberal/National voters have “a lot of trust”- down from 44% in October.

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