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Distribution of answers submitted by Australian voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Dec 23, 2015. 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.
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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.
Learn more about Overthrow of Assad
In September 2015 foreign minister Julie Bishop announced that Australia would no longer support the overthrow of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Bishop explained that Assad's government and military would be needed to help prevent the spread of ISIS in the region and removing him would further destabilise the region. Opponents of the decision, including the Labor party, argue that Australia should not be picking sides in the Syrian conflict. See recent President Assad news