On issues like climate change, social justice, and economic inequality, younger people tend to be more strongly in favour of dramatic and urgent intervention, and less attracted to the status quo.
- Osman Faruqi
- The Age
In Australia, polls regularly show younger voters are more likely to back Labor and the Greens, and less likely to vote for the Coalition.
But there’s one issue that bucks this trend: support for a republic.
An Essential poll last year found support for abandoning the monarchy has moved little in…