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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 690 residents across the Queensland electorate of Ashgrove on the night of 4th September 2014. The poll was commissioned by Together Queensland.

 

Question 1:

Please consider this scenario: If a State election were to be held today, which of the following would receive your first preference vote?

 

Total

Female

Male

18 – 34

35 – 50

51 – 65

65+

LNP – Campbell Newman 

36.6%

37.1%

36.1%

41.4%

32.5%

35.3%

38.2%

Labor – Kate Jones 

51.1%

53.5%

48.5%

44.4%

55.4%

54.9%

51.5%

The Greens 

5.3%

3.5%

7.3%

5.6%

3.8%

6.9%

4.4%

Palmer 

3.9%

2.0%

6.0%

5.6%

3.8%

1.0%

4.4%

Other 

3.1%

3.9%

2.1%

3.1%

4.5%

2.0%

1.5%

 

Two party preferred result based on 2012 election distribution

 

 

LNP 

42% 

Labor 

58% 

 

Question 2:

How would you describe Campbell Newman as Premier of Queensland?

 

Total

Female

Male

18 – 34

35 – 50

51 – 65

65+

Very good Premier 

24.5%

21.5%

27.8%

35.0%

17.2%

18.4%

26.5%

Good Premier

12.2%

16.8%

7.3%

9.2%

14.6%

13.6%

13.2%

Average Premier

15.7%

15.6%

15.8%

5.5%

19.1%

23.3%

20.6%

Poor Premier

17.1%

19.1%

15.0%

14.7%

18.5%

15.5%

20.6%

Very poor Premier

30.4%

27.0%

34.2%

35.6%

30.6%

29.1%

19.1%

 

Question 3:

Over the past 18 months, the Queensland Premier has received a pay rise of over $98,000. Do you approve or disapprove of the size of the Premier's pay increase?

 

Total

Female

Male

18 – 34

35 – 50

51 – 65

65+

Strongly approve

13.1%

11.3%

15.0%

20.4%

10.8%

6.9%

9.0%

Approve

12.9%

15.2%

10.3%

14.8%

10.2%

10.8%

16.4%

Neither approve nor disapprove

12.7%

9.8%

15.9%

11.7%

10.8%

16.7%

14.9%

Disapprove

42.5%

43.0%

42.1%

38.3%

47.8%

46.1%

35.8%

Strongly disapprove

18.8%

20.7%

16.7%

14.8%

20.4%

19.6%

23.9%

 

Question 4:

Currently, public servants have received a pay rise less than inflation, meaning that their take home pay has fallen in real terms. Do you believe this is fair or unfair?

 

Total

Female

Male

18 – 34

35 – 50

51 – 65

65+

Fair

26.1%

23.0%

29.5%

29.4%

25.5%

22.3%

25.0%

Unfair

55.2%

57.2%

53.0%

47.2%

56.1%

63.1%

60.3%

Undecided

18.7%

19.8%

17.5%

23.3%

18.5%

14.6%

14.7%

 

Question 5:

Public servants are asking for a pay rise that keeps up with inflation, meaning they won't be worse off than they were before. Would you support or oppose public servants getting a pay rise that keeps pace with the cost of living?

 

Total

Female

Male

18 – 34

35 – 50

51 – 65

65+

Support

65.1%

66.4%

63.7%

55.8%

67.5%

69.6%

74.6%

Oppose

16.3%

17.2%

15.4%

17.8%

15.3%

16.7%

14.9%

Undecided

18.6%

16.4%

20.9%

26.4%

17.2%

13.7%

10.4%

 

Question 6:

How important do you believe it is for your local member Campbell Newman to stand up for higher wages for the people of Ashgrove?

 

Total

Female

Male

18 – 34

35 – 50

51 – 65

65+

Very important

26.9%

26.1%

27.8%

23.3%

28.7%

29.4%

26.5%

Somewhat important

41.5%

46.7%

35.9%

47.2%

36.3%

39.2%

44.1%

Not important

31.6%

27.2%

36.3%

29.4%

35.0%

31.4%

29.4%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 690 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.