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I am going to read you some statements about asylum seekers coming to Australia by boat. Please say whether you personally agree or disagree with the following policy ideas:

This question was asked in 2016.

  1. 0%
  2. 25%
  3. 50%
  4. 75%
  5. 100%
The government should turn back boats when it is safe to do so
69
27
All asylum seekers should be processed in Australia whether or not they come by boat
55
41
Asylum seekers should be processed offshore in places such as Nauru and Papua New Guinea, before deciding whether they should be settled in Australia
54
42
Asylum seekers should be granted temporary protection visas which give rights to work and some welfare services but prevent permanent residency, family reunions and overseas travel
53
43
No asylum seeker coming to Australia by boat should be allowed to settle in Australia
38
59