Public opinion

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Community attitudes
Social perception
Report

What matters to young Australians: exploring young people's perspectives from 2010-2018

This report presents findings from the first ever analysis of 27,814 'What Matters?' essays using a combination of text mining and manual thematic and discourse analysis.
Video

A Whitlam Institute policy conversation: young people and democracy

Whitlam Institute Director, Leanne Smith, and Associate Professor Dr Philippa Collin discuss new research exploring what really matters to young Australians, and their participation in democracy.
Literature review

Young people and democracy: a review

Young people’s politics are emerging in a time of significant social, cultural, technological and economic change. As such, this review focuses on Australian young people’s civic and political attitudes and practices in the context of the broader global forces that shape them. This review reports...
Report

Youth and satisfaction with democracy

In recent years, there has been extensive debate around attitudes to democracy among younger generations. Yet an absence of rigorous, globally comparative data has hindered the ability to draw firm conclusions. This report takes advantage of the largest-ever global dataset on democratic legitimacy, finding that...
Survey

Australian Community Attitudes to Privacy Survey 2020

This survey provides longitudinal information on the attitudes Australians hold regarding key privacy issues, their experiences and perspectives towards misuse of personal data, as well as actions taken to protect their privacy.
Report

Masculinities and health: attitudes towards men and masculinities in Australia

This report documents the character of attitudes towards men and masculinity in Australia.
Policy report

Moving beyond lockdown: how might citizen action help tackle the public health crisis?

Without the willing contribution of the community on a large scale, there is little hope of a successful conclusion to the current public health crisis.
Report

They look after you, you look after them: community attitudes to ageing and aged care

Prepared for the Royal Commission by Ipsos, this paper is the result of 35 focus groups and 30 in-depth interviews conducted during July-September 2019 about attitudes to ageing and aged care.
Report

What Australians think of ageing and aged care

Prepared for the Royal Commission by Roy Morgan, this report outlines findings from a survey of 10,000 people, seeking their views on ageing and aged care.
Report

The Deloitte Global Millennial Survey 2020

The Deloitte Global Millennial Survey 2020 explores millennials’ and Gen Zs’ views, both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.