Country: AustraliaRSS

(08/02/12) -

Australians Split on Immigration and Policies on Asylum-Seekers

Only 18 per cent of respondents would increase the number of legal immigrants who are allowed to relocate to Australia.

(07/25/12) -

Economic Optimism Higher in Australia and Canada, Compared to Britain and U.S.

Australians and Canadians are also feeling more positive about their current domestic economic conditions than Americans and Britons.

(07/19/12) -

Most Australians Expect Negative Financial Impact from Carbon Tax

Only nine per cent believe the new tax will provide significant long-term benefits for the environment.

(07/17/12) -

Interest in London Olympics Highest in Australia, Lowest in Britain

Australians are also the most likely to say that results depend on the performance of athletes, and not government or sports authorities.

(03/12/12) -

Australians Support Same-Sex Marriage More Than Americans and Britons

In Canada, three-in-five respondents want same-sex marriage to continue to be legal.

(02/04/11) -

Two Thirds of Australians Say Economy is in Good Shape

Half of respondents express confidence in PM Julia Gillard to handle the economy—only one-in-four feel the same way about The Greens.

(08/05/10) -

Labor Leads Two-Party Vote in Australia

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Australia’s upcoming election looks tight but the governing Australian Labor Party (ALP) holds an advantage in the two-party preferred vote system, according to a poll by Newspoll published in The Australian. 42 per cent of respondents would vote for the Coalition of Liberals and National in next month’s election to the House of Representatives, up four points since mid-July.

(07/22/10) -

Many Australians See Gillard as Similar to Rudd

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Almost half of people in Australia say the change in the leadership of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) will not make any difference, according to a poll by Newspoll published in The Australian. 47 per cent of respondents say new leader Julia Gillard will be about the same as her predecessor and former prime minister, Kevin Rudd.

(06/25/10) -

Most Australians Were Unhappy with Rudd

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Just as Kevin Rudd stands down as leader of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and prime minister, the majority of people in the country were expressing dissatisfaction with his work, according to a poll by Newspoll published in The Australian. 55 per cent of respondents were unhappy with Rudd’s leadership, up one point since late May.

(06/24/10) -

Australian Opposition Maintains Lead

(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Australia’s political scene is definitely experiencing a shift away from the governing party, according to a poll by Newspoll published in The Australian. 40 per cent of respondents would vote for the opposition alliance of Liberals and Nationals.