The Essential Report: 16 May 2023

Key Insights

  • People think the budget delivers for the low paid but they want a greater focus on cost of living over a surplus

  • Support for the Voice to Parliament remains consistent with previous months, with majority support nationally and in all but one state, indicating that a referendum would pass at this point in time

  • After the recent coronation, over half say they would vote for Australia becoming a republic, with younger people driving support for a republic