ANUpoll

ANUPoll is a quarterly survey of Australian public opinion. The topic of each survey is an issue of national importance.

The ANUPoll differs from other opinion polls by placing public opinion in a broad policy context, and by benchmarking Australia against international opinion. The ANUpoll is also able to follow trends in opinions over many decades.

Attitudes to housing affordability
07
May
2017

Attitudes to housing affordability

The 24th ANUPoll - Attitudes to Housing Affordability: Pressures, Problems and Solutions - has found an overwhelming majority believe the great Australian dream of home ownership will be out of reach for future generations. With the government due to announce housing affordability measures in the 9...

Innovation, Science, and Business
19
Apr
2017

Innovation, Science, and Business

The latest ANUpoll has found a large majority of Australians support science and want politicians to rely more on the advice of scientists and experts. The ANUpoll also found 67 per cent of those surveyed believe science is best funded by government rather than private business, while 82 per cent...

Attitudes to national security
10
Oct
2016

Attitudes to national security

Maintaining national security in an age of terrorism means that we, as citizens, are asked to relinquish certain individual rights and liberties in the name of public safety. Whether it is the retention of our telecommunications activities, ability to walk around our cities without being captured...

Tax and Equity
07
Oct
2016

Tax and Equity

Tax and Equity in Australia: What Australians Want —the 21st ANUpoll in the series—asks Australians what they think about these issues in the Australian context. Should we be worried about governments holding debt? Which areas of spending should have priority, and which can be cut? Should we pay...

Ageing and money
06
Oct
2016

Ageing and money

The 20th ANUpoll - Ageing and Money: Public opinion on pensions, inheritance, financial wellbeing in retirement and caring for older Australians - reveals many Australians are worried about their retirement and their ability to afford a comfortable life after leaving the workforce. The latest...

Social class in Australia
28
Oct
2015

Social class in Australia

The 19th ANUpoll - Social class in Australia: Beyond the 'working' and 'middle' classes - reveals a greater stratification in Australian society than we might otherwise have thought. Almost all Australians perceive themselves as being from either the working or middle class of society. However,...

Indigenous Issues: Injustice, Disadvantage and Support for Recognition
27
Oct
2015

Indigenous Issues: Injustice, Disadvantage and Support for Recognition

Amidst debate on constitutional recognition of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, this ANUPoll of Australian public opinion on Indigenous issues —the 17th ANUPoll—provides a snapshot of Australian attitudes towards Indigenous issues. It reveals that the majority of...

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