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The Issues Monitor

A pulse on the important issues facing the nation…

The Ipsos Public Affairs Issues Monitor is an ongoing quantitative survey of Australians about the issues facing the nation, Australian states and territories and Australians’ local areas.  Each month, Ipsos asks approximately 1,000 Australians to select the three most important issues facing Australia, their state/territory and their local area from a list of nineteen issues, as outlined below.

Download latest report  Ipsos Issues Monitor April to June 2017: National

State editions:

Ipsos Issues Monitor April to June 2017: Victoria

Ipsos Issues Monitor April to June 2017: New South Wales

Ipsos Issues Monitor April to June 2017: Queensland

Ipsos Issues Monitor April to June 2017: Western Australia

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  1. The Economy
  2. Crime/Law and Order/Violence/Anti-Social Behaviour
  3. Healthcare/Hospitals
  4. Taxation
  5. Petrol Prices/Fuel
  6. Race Relations/Racism
  7. Education
  8. Population/Overpopulation
  9. Unemployment
  10. Inflation/Cost of Living
  11. Immigration
  12. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
  13. Environmental/Pollution/Water Concerns
  14. Transport/Public Transport/Infrastructure
  15. Household Debt/Personal Debt
  16. Defence/Foreign Affairs/Terrorism
  17. Housing/Price of Housing
  18. Poverty/Inequality
  19. Issues Facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Reports are produced once a quarter at the national level and for the following states:

  • Victoria
  • New South Wales
  • Western Australia
  • Queensland


Last updated April 2017