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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 1,692 Queensland residents on the night of 4th September 2014.

 

 

Question 1:

If a state election were to be held today, which of the following would receive your first preference vote? If you are undecided to which do you even have a slight leaning?

 

 

5th June

3rd July

7th Aug

4th Sep

Liberal National Party

40.9%

38.7%

41.0%

41.2%

Labor

34.1%

34.4%

34.4%

36.0%

The Greens

5.2%

6.1%

5.5%

6.0%

Palmer United Party

13.6%

15.4%

12.6%

9.5%

Other

6.3%

5.4%

6.5%

7.2% 

 

Two party preferred result based on 2012 election distribution

 

5th June

3rd July

7th Aug

4th Sep

LNP

53%

51%

52%

51% 

Labor

47%

49%

48%

49% 

 

Question 2:

How do you rate the performance of Campbell Newman as Queensland Premier?

 

5th June

3rd July

7th Aug

4th Sep

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Very Good

14.8%

17.1%

17.3%

13.4% 

13.9% 

12.9% 

6.8% 

13.1% 

16.0%

22.1%

Good

15.4%

12.0%

13.1%

14.7%

14.6%

14.8%

15.7%

12.3%

13.0%

19.6%

Satisfactory

19.8%

15.4%

17.6%

22.9%

27.0%

18.5%

28.8%

17.9%

21.5%

23.2%

Poor

19.1%

17.0%

19.6%

17.0%

18.0%

16.0%

13.7%

19.0%

19.8%

15.1%

Very Poor

30.3%

36.1%

32.1%

30.7%

25.7%

36.1%

33.0%

36.5%

29.0%

19.3%

Don’t know this person

0.5%

2.4%

0.3%

1.2%

0.8%

1.7%

2.0%

1.2%

0.8%

0.7%

 

Question 3:

How do you rate the performance of Annastacia Palaszczuk as Leader of the Opposition?

 

5th June

3rd July

7th Aug

4th Sep

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Very Good

10.9%

7.8%

7.3%

10.2%

9.9%

10.6%

13.5%

8.9%

10.2%

6.7%

Good

15.3%

15.3%

14.9%

14.8%

15.7%

14.1%

16.3%

12.9%

17.0%

12.6%

Satisfactory

30.3%

31.1%

30.4%

31.1%

30.0%

32.2%

32.6%

34.4%

26.7%

28.8%

Poor

20.0%

18.1%

21.3%

20.7%

23.2%

17.9%

18.7%

20.5%

21.4%

23.5%

Very Poor

18.0%

17.8%

19.0%

16.0%

12.9%

19.2%

9.9%

14.9%

19.2%

23.9%

Don’t know this person

5.4%

10.1%

7.1%

7.2%

8.3%

6.1%

8.9%

8.3%

5.5%

4.6%

 

Question 4:

The Queensland government will reinvest transport savings from the abolished carbon tax into public transport. Of the following two choices, how you do you think the savings should be reinvested?

 

4th Sep

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Cheaper fares

45.8%

49.4%

42.0%

50.5%

46.6%

42.3%

41.1%

More services

54.2%

50.6%

58.0%

49.5%

53.4%

57.8%

58.9%

 

 

4th Sep

LNP

Lab

Greens

PUP

 

SEQ

Regional

Cheaper fares

45.8%

43.6%

47.9%

47.1%

40.6%

 

32.4%

52.0%

More services

54.2%

56.4%

52.1%

52.9%

59.4%

 

67.6%

48.0%

 

Question 5:

Which of the following would make you more likely to increase your use of public transport?

 

4th Sep

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Cheaper fares

39.2%

40.8%

37.5%

39.8%

41.8%

38.6%

34.0%

More frequent services

19.2%

20.2%

18.1%

13.7%

15.8%

23.4%

28.8%

More routes

26.0%

24.4%

27.7%

27.9%

29.9%

23.9%

18.9%

Increased safety

8.0%

8.4%

7.4%

6.2%

7.3%

9.0%

10.9%

Greater comfort

7.7%

6.2%

9.2%

12.4%

5.1%

5.2%

7.4%

 

 

4th Sep

LNP

Lab

Greens

PUP

 

SEQ

Regional

Cheaper fares

39.2%

39.5%

42.3%

27.5%

36.0%

 

27.2%

44.8%

More frequent services

19.2%

20.1%

20.3%

19.6%

14.3%

 

23.5%

17.1%

More routes

26.0%

22.8%

27.2%

34.3%

28.6%

 

31.3%

23.6%

Increased safety

8.0%

8.2%

7.4%

7.8%

10.6%

 

10.6%

6.7%

Greater comfort

7.7%

9.5%

2.8%

10.8%

10.6%

 

7.4%

7.8%

 

Question 6:

How do you rate Queensland’s road network?

 

4th Sep

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Very good

2.6%

2.4%

2.9%

2.2%

2.8%

2.5%

3.8%

Good

20.3%

21.7%

18.7%

27.2%

16.1%

15.2%

22.4%

Satisfactory

41.9%

45.8%

37.7%

37.2%

40.1%

46.6%

46.5%

Poor

22.5%

20.1%

25.1%

18.7%

27.4%

22.7%

20.6%

Very poor

12.7%

9.9%

15.6%

14.7%

13.7%

13.0%

6.6%

 

 

4th Sep

LNP

Lab

Greens

PUP

 

SEQ

Regional

Very good

2.6%

4.4%

1.0%

2.0%

3.1%

 

2.4%

2.8%

Good

20.3%

23.5%

20.8%

11.9%

9.9%

 

13.6%

23.4%

Satisfactory

41.9%

47.6%

39.8%

55.4%

27.3%

 

35.5%

44.8%

Poor

22.5%

18.3%

25.1%

14.9%

28.0%

 

29.7%

19.2%

Very poor

12.7%

6.2%

13.3%

15.8%

31.7%

 

18.8%

9.9%

 

Question 7:

Would you support the government building more major roads if they were funded by tolls?

 

4th Sep

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Support

20.6%

17.7%

23.7%

16.9%

20.3%

23.3%

24.2%

Oppose

51.0%

47.2%

55.1%

49.9%

55.3%

53.0%

42.8%

Undecided

28.3%

35.1%

21.2%

33.2%

24.5%

23.8%

33.0%

 

 

4th Sep

LNP

Lab

Greens

PUP

 

SEQ

Regional

Support

20.6%

29.9%

16.3%

11.7%

10.6%

 

19.9%

21.0%

Oppose

51.0%

36.8%

58.8%

62.1%

71.4%

 

47.7%

52.6%

Undecided

28.3%

33.2%

25.0%

26.2%

18.0%

 

32.4%

26.4%

 

Question 8:

As part of a deal to repeal the mining tax, Palmer United Party has supported the Abbott government’s plan to pause superannuation contributions at 9.5% until the year 2021. Does this decision make you more or less likely to vote for Palmer United Party at the upcoming Queensland state election?

 

4th Sep

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

More likely

10.4%

10.6%

10.2%

9.3%

14.3%

9.0%

7.7%

Less likely

46.3%

45.5%

47.3%

42.9%

43.8%

51.1%

50.0%

Vote unchanged

43.2%

44.0%

42.5%

47.7%

41.9%

39.9%

42.3%

 

 

4th Sep

LNP

Lab

Greens

PUP

 

SEQ

Regional

More likely

10.4%

9.7%

6.4%

2.9%

36.0%

 

12.5%

9.5%

Less likely

46.3%

39.5%

57.0%

69.6%

18.6%

 

41.3%

48.7%

Vote unchanged

43.2%

50.7%

36.6%

27.5%

45.3%

 

46.3%

41.8%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 1,692 voters. Telephone numbers and the person within the household were selected at random. The results have been weighted by gender and age to reflect the population according to ABS figures. Please note that due to rounding, not all tables necessarily total 100% and subtotals may also vary. Copyright ReachTEL Pty Ltd.