Explore what Australians think about climate action now

In July, 2021, Together We Can conducted the biggest and most in-depth poll of climate change opinion in Australia.

They polled 15,000 Australians and all 151 federal electorates.

Following you can see how the electorate of Goldstein polled.

YouGov polled a nationally representative sample of more than 15,000 Australian voters on a range of questions on climate change and government action.

Poll results for All of Australia

79%: of voters believe greater climate action will help nature and wildlife survive extreme weather.

71%: of voters do not believe that new coal or gas power stations should be a priority for the federal government.

67%: of voters believe the federal government need to be doing more to address climate change.

65%: of voters say Labor and Coalition plans for climate action will influence their vote.

 

Poll results for the electorate of Goldstein

83%: of voters believe greater climate action will help nature and wildlife survive extreme weather.

76%: of voters do not believe that new coal or gas power stations should be a priority for the federal government.

72%: of voters believe the federal government need to be doing more to address climate change.

73%: of voters say Labor and Coalition plans for climate action will influence their vote.

 

You can see that the electorate of Goldstein is more in favour of climate action than the overall Australian results by a reasonable percentage.

Get the full report here: Australia's Biggest Climate Poll Report

Overall findings include:

  • A majority in every federal electorate wants the government to do more to combat climate change
  • Australia is a diverse nation, but we are united in our desire for climate action
  • Polling reveals just how important action on climate is to the voting population
  • The federal government's climate policies are falling short of the expectations of Australian voters
  • The majority of Australians are behind a net zero target by 2050
  • There is also strong support for bold cuts to pollution in the next decade
  • To meet Australia's energy needs, voters want the government to back renewable energy over new gas and coal-fired power stations

Explore what other Australians think about climate action here.

 

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