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.

Exposure and the impact on attitudes of the 2019-20 Australian Bushfires
07
May
2020

Exposure and the impact on attitudes of the 2019-20 Australian Bushfires

The bushfires that occurred over the 2019/20 Australian spring and summer were unprecedented in scale and wide in their geographic impact. Between 20 January and 3 February 2020, the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods and the Social Research Centre collected data from more than three...

university graduation
23
Oct
2019

Universities in Australia: Attitudes and challenges

This ANUpoll – the 29th since 2008 – examines the attitudes of everyday Australians when it comes to universities, as places of research, learning and public debate. Universities in Australia: Attitudes and challenges addresses attitudes on whether universities are preparing Australians for the...

The Role of Government – Australian views on government services
29
Mar
2019

The Role of Government – Australian views on government services

Some of the most important questions facing any government involve the extent of its role in service delivery: how services demanded by the public are funded and delivered and how new programs should be implemented. These questions go to the heart of how we organise ourselves as a society, and what...

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...

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
08
Aug
2019

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...

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