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.

Public attitudes towards Data Governance in Australia
28
Feb
2019

Public attitudes towards Data Governance in Australia

Never before has more data been held about us by government or companies that we interact with and never before has this data been so used, or so useful for analytical purposes. In order to maintain a social licence for this data to be used for research and policy purposes, it is important to...

Attitudes to housing affordability
27
Feb
2019

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...

Big Australia, small Australia, diverse Australia: Australia’s views on population
15
Jan
2019

Big Australia, small Australia, diverse Australia: Australia’s views on population

Alongside their level of economic development, countries are often defined by their population size. Australia, with a population of around 25 million, was the 54th largest country by population in 2018 and around the upper-middle part of the distribution of countries. 1 Countries grow through a...

Job security & the future of work: Australian workers’ views
31
Jul
2018

Job security & the future of work: Australian workers’ views

Data collected for the Australian National University (ANU) annual ANUpoll series shows Australians are comfortable with their job security, however they are less optimistic about finding a different job for the same or better wage. ANUpoll data shows about 88 per cent of Australians think it is '...

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...

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