Clear majority support a new design for the Australian flag

Support for a new flag design has risen to its highest recorded levels, the Bulletin-Morgan poll has found.

People surveyed were asked: "Do you think Australia should have a new design for our National Flag?" A total of 52% (up 16% since June 1996) favoured a new design while 44% (down 12%) preferred to keep the current flag, and 4% were undecided.


About the Poll

4-5 February 1998
Morgan
642
Nationwide
Telephone
"Do you think Australia should have a new design for our National Flag?"


Results by Federal Voting Intention

 
  52 39 62 66 57

  44 57 35 27 41

  4 4 3 7 2

 

Result by Gender and Age

 
  52 55 49 54 52 54 49

  44 41 48 43 42 44 47

  4 4 3 3 6 2 4