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Distribution of answers submitted by Australian voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jan 4, 2016. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
Data based on 30-day moving average to reduce daily variance from traffic sources. Totals may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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In 2013 63 women entered combat roles in the Australian military after the army, navy and air force lifted gender restrictions. Prior to 2013 women had been banned from roles in combat units including tanks, special forces and infantry. See recent Women in Combat news
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No, but allow women to train in combat roles as a backup in case of a worst case national scenario. 3 years ago from a Green in Altona
If they want to serve in combat zones they definitely should be allowed to. Likewise if a male serviceman wishes to serve away from a combat zone that should also be allowed,. 3 years ago from a Green in Margate
We ought not 'desex' women by placing them in situations suited to the instincts of men. 3 years ago from a Green in Randwick