Small majority of Australians favour the death penalty for deadly terrorist acts in Australia

Australians Favour the Death Penalty for Deadly Terrorist Acts

Social : Finding No: 5814

A special snap SMS Morgan Poll today shows a small majority of Australians (52.5%) favour the death penalty for deadly terrorist acts in Australia while 47.5% don’t. This is a significant increase from 2009 when only 23% of Australians supported the death penalty being imposed for convicted murderers. Today’s special SMS Morgan Poll was conducted with a cross-section of 1,307 Australians who were asked “If a person is convicted of a terrorist act in Australia which kills someone should the penalty be death?”

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Home brands triumph in Aussie underwear departments

mens underwear

Market Research : Finding No: 5812

Almost one in five Australians aged 14+ buy underwear in an average four-week period. The best-selling brand is Bonds, followed by four stores’-own brands…

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On air vs online: YouTube takes on the Tube

Market Research : Finding No: 5809

With YouTube reportedly asking media buyers to think outside the box when it comes to airing TV commercials, the latest data from Roy Morgan Research shows that over half (52%) of YouTube visitors watch little or no commercial TV.

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John Key set to win narrow election victory on Saturday as Labour/Greens slump puts Winston Peters in powerful position as NZ First surge to 8%

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key

Political : Finding No: 5805

Today’s New Zealand Roy Morgan Poll shows National (46.5%, up 1.5%) set to win a third term in Government on Saturday as support for a potential Labour/Greens alliance slumps to 37.5% (down 4.5% - the lowest since November 2011). Support for both main opposition parties has slipped – Labour (24%, down 2%) and the Greens (13.5%, down 2.5%) less than a week before Saturday’s NZ Election.

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ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Lacking Momentum

September 16 2014

ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence fell 1.8% to 111.3 in the week ending 14 September. While this is the lowest level in five weeks, the four-week moving average remains close to long-run average levels. The fall is surprising given the strong August...

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State of the Nation
Report No.19

Australia

Spotlight on Australians' Health

state of the nation report 19 

Federal 2 Party Vote

Morgan Poll - August 30/31 & September 6/7. 3,089 electors Party
  • ALP

    54%
  • L-NP

    46%

Confidence Ratings

Latest Updates Latest Business Confidence and ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Ratings
  • Australian Business Confidence; 08/09/14

    116.1
  • Australian Consumer Confidence 16/09/14

    111.3
  • Chinese Consumer Confidence 20/08/2014

    154.2
  • Indonesian Consumer Confidence 10/09/2014

    161.4
  • NZ Consumer Confidence 19/09/2014

    127.7
  • Singaporean Consumer Confidence 05/09/2014

    119.0
  • Thai Consumer Confidence 05/09/2014

    126.3
  • Vietnam Consumer Confidence 27/08/14

    135.5

Unemployment

  • Unemployment

    8.7%
  • Under-Employment

    8.8%

Top News Sites

Australia - June 2014 Website visitors 14+
  • news.com.au

    5,182,000
  • SMH

    4,137,000
  • ABC News

    3,152,000
  • Nine News (ninemsn)

    2,830,000
  • dailymail.co.uk

    2,759,000

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