New Poll: 75% Of Australians Support Australia Day On 26 January

New Poll: 75% Of Australians Support Australia Day On 26 January, by Bella d’Abrera.

75% of Australians support Australia Day being celebrated on January 26 according to a new poll of 1,000 Australian commissioned by the Institute of Public Affairs.

The polling conducted by Research Now reveals that only 10% of Australians think the date of Australia Day should be changed. …

The polling also finds that of those surveyed:

  • 88% were ‘proud to be an Australian’ – only 3% disagree.
  • 76% believe ‘Australia has a history to be proud of’ – only 11% disagree.
  • 92% said ‘Freedom of speech is an important Australian value’
  • 77% said ‘Freedom of religion is an important Australian value’.

These results demonstrate that freedom of speech and freedom of religion are important values for mainstream Australians. They are not the fringe issues as often portrayed by the political class.