Newspoll says yes to separation of church and state

Our commissioned Newspoll shows the majority thinks there is no separation of church and state but that there should be. Additionally, the majority favours same sex relationships should be formally recognised.

Aggregated results are:

BELIEVE THERE IS OR IS NOT A LAW SEPARATING CHURCH AND STATE IN AUSTRALIA.

  • YES, There is a law 20%;
  • NO, There is NOT a law 46%
  • Don’t know 34%

INTRODUCE A NEW LAW TO SEPARATE RELIGION AND GOVERNMENT IN AUSTRALIA?

  • Yes 45%;
  • No 36%;
  • Don’t know 20%

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHOULD INTRODUCE A NEW LAW TO FORMALLY RECOGNISE SAME SEX RELATIONSHIPS IN AUSTRALIA

  • Yes 52%
  • No 37%
  • Don’t know 11%

Feb 21, 2006

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