Topic archives: roy morgan research

Fair Work bullied witnesses to secure win, Gary Morgan claims

Fair Work bullied witnesses to secure win, Gary Morgan claims

February 5, 2014 1

Pollster Gary Morgan isn't taking a Federal Court judgment against his family trust lying down, making allegations of witnesses being threatened and intimidated.

Pollster Gary Morgan hits back against sham contracting judgement

Pollster Gary Morgan hits back against sham contracting judgement

February 4, 2014

Paying employees as contractors is a quick way to find yourself in legal trouble, as the head of the Roy Morgan Group has discovered.

Election poll war: landline lives as mobiles fall flat

Election poll war: landline lives as mobiles fall flat

September 9, 2013 12

The votes have been cast, so we put our pre-election pollsters to the test. Who got it right, who got it wrong -- and which methodologies seem to have yielded the most accurate results?

Highest unemployment ever? Morgan survey at odds with ABS

January 12, 2012 9

A Roy Morgan survey reported that during the last quarter of 2011, Australia recorded the highest unemployment and underemployment figures on record, writes Ava Hubble, a freelance journalist.

Taxing credulity on carbon polls

June 6, 2011

Two pollsters -- Roy Morgan and Galaxy -- have lowered their colours in recent days with poorly framed questions on the carbon tax, writes William Bowe.

US midterms and more Reactor responses

November 3, 2010

Roy Morgan Research has run their Reactor technology over another couple of batches of political advertising for US midterms, giving us a look at American audience responses.

Vic election: health could hurt Labor in the bush, says poll

Vic election: health could hurt Labor in the bush, says poll

October 27, 2010

Victorian voters in rural and regional electorates say health services and hospitals are a key concern in the lead-up to next month's state election, exclusive research commissioned for Crikey has revealed.

Inner-city voters hot under the collar on climate: Vic election poll

Inner-city voters hot under the collar on climate: Vic election poll

October 25, 2010 1

Melbourne's ring of inner-city seats increasingly populated by iPhone-wielding professionals remain a hotbed of climate concern as the fight between Labor and the Greens warms up before next month's state election, according to exclusive Roy Morgan research released to Crikey.

An election fought on law and order … but nobody gives a damn

October 20, 2010 6

Voters in key inner-city Victorian seats up for grabs in next month's state election couldn't care less about law and order despite the crimewave apparently engulfing their backyards, research commissioned exclusively for Crikey has revealed.

Unemployment down, but Labor’s marginals have suffered

Unemployment down, but Labor’s marginals have suffered

May 26, 2010

Many of Labor's most crucial marginal seats are also among the hardest hit by unemployment, with 14 electorates having unemployment rates over the national average, new data shows.

Consumers shrug off RBA’s rate hikes

January 20, 2010 1

Get ready for a rates rise. The level of rising confidence, taken with solid retail sales for November, good car sales, still strong demand for housing finance and surging overseas travel, have increased the odds of the RBA lifting rates.

Which magazines are Australians reading?

November 13, 2009

Girl With a Satchel combs through Roy Morgan's latest readership figures to see which glossies Australians are -- and aren't -- reading. Better Homes and Gardens continues to boom, while Cleo has taken a caning.

Four million reasons to doubt the jobless data

September 10, 2009 4

For the first time the ABS has released a monthly underemployment estimate, with total hours worked dropping for the 13th month in a row. So the economic narrative continues, good news but things remain fragile.

Why Roy Morgan is like Seinfeld‘s Soup Nazi

June 26, 2009

Roy Morgan Research is like the Soup Nazi, says Pacific Magazines' Nick Chan: "the service is crap but the soup is the best."

Industrial peace in our time?

December 14, 2007 1

As Workplace Relations Minister Julia Gillard turns up the pressure on the Coalition in an attempt to swiftly usher Labor’s industrial relations laws through parliament, new Roy Morgan research shows Australians expect little trouble at t’mill in the year ahead, writes Christian Kerr.

Confidence in jobs market poses IR reform challenges

December 13, 2007

Record numbers of Australians say they could find a new job quickly, while four out of five say their job is safe, according to a new survey by Roy Morgan Research on employment, writes Christian Kerr.

Health the issue, says Morgan. Over to you Kevin

November 14, 2007 4

Green voters are most concerned about... No, not the environment. Nor water. But health. As are Coalition, Labor and supporters of independents and the minor parties, or so Roy Morgan Research polling shows, writes Christian Kerr.

Rates rise, Coalition vote dives: Morgan Poll

November 9, 2007 7

The first major poll since this week’s interest rate rise shows a two point drop in the Coalition’s primary vote, writes Christian Kerr.

Australia Revealed: Posh, pub or pizza and the polls

November 8, 2007

Could pub diners decide the next election? Today, we’re looking at what diners matter – the ones who go posh, the ones who go to the pub or the ones who go for pizza, writes Christian Kerr.

Australia Revealed: posh, pub or pizza and the polls

November 7, 2007

Could pub diners decide the next election? Crikey is digging into Roy Morgan Research data to pull out different demographic groups to find out what seats they’re located in and how they are going to vote. Today, we’re looking at what diners matter – the ones who go posh, the ones who go to the […]