All ANUpolls

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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

21
Apr
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... Read more

19
Feb
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... Read more

27
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,... Read more

30
Apr
2015

Australian attitudes towards national identity

A new ANUpoll on national identity has found Australians believe speaking English and respect for political institutions and laws are the most important factors in being Australian. Being born in the country was the least important factor. The 18th ANUpoll found overwhelming support for immigration... Read more

26
Mar
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...Read more

04
Sep
2014

Foreign policy

A new ANUpoll evaluates what the public thinks about foreign affairs and what it sees as the main priorities for Australia’s foreign policy. It covers the following topics: Relations with Indonesia Relations with the United States of America and China Support for foreign aid International... Read more

12
Aug
2014

Governance and democracy

A new poll, released to mark a major boost to social research capacity at The Australian National University (ANU), has found Australians are growing more pessimistic about the future and that satisfaction with democracy has fallen gradually since 2007.Read more

Pages

Updated:  27 May, 2017/Responsible Officer:  College Dean/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications