The Australia Institute surveyed a nationally representative sample of 1,000 Australians about whether the Prime Minister should be free to travel between Sydney and Canberra, and whether he should live in The Lodge.
Results show that
- Australians are split on whether Prime Minister Scott Morrison should be granted an exemption to travel between his home in Sydney and work in Canberra, with appropriate safeguards.
- 44% agree and 45% disagree that the Prime Minister should be granted a travel exemption.
When asked whether they agree or disagree that the Prime Minister should live in The Lodge:
- Three in four Australians (74%) agree that the Prime Minister should live in The Lodge in Canberra and 8% disagree.