Attributes of Malcolm Turnbull

Feb 28, 2017

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull?

  Total   Sep 2016   Difference
Intelligent 72% 75% -3
Out of touch with ordinary people 65% 65%
Hard-working 61% 61%
Arrogant 56% 56%
Superficial 52% 50% +2
A capable leader 50% 51% -1
Narrow-minded 48% 45% +3
Good in a crisis 44% 47% -3
Understands the problems facing Australia 44% 46% -2
Intolerant 39% 37% +2
Trustworthy 36% 39% -3
More honest than most politicians 34% 37% -3
Erratic 34% 36% -2
Aggressive 31%   31%  
Visionary 30% 35% -5

Malcolm Turnbull’s key attributes were intelligent (72%), out of touch with ordinary people (65%), hard working (61%) and arrogant (56%).

There have only been small changes in perceptions since September. The main changes have been for visionary (down 5%), narrow-minded (up 3%) and intelligent, good in a crisis, trustworthy and more honest than most politicians (all down 3%).

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