Attributes of the Labor Party

Aug 1, 2018

Q. And which statements do you feel fit the Labor Party?

  Total Change   Jul 2009 April 2011 Aug 2013 Nov 2015 Jun 2016 Nov 2018
Will promise to do anything to win votes 68% -1   57% 72% 65% 64% 64% 69%
Looks after the interests of working people 57% -1     39% 53% 55% 56% 58%
Divided 56% +5   30% 66% 66% 58% 49% 51%
Moderate 53% +1   65% 51% 48% 56% 54% 52%
Have a vision for the future 50% +1     43% 49% 42% 48% 49%
Understands the problems facing Australia 50% +2   62% 40% 50% 48% 49% 48%
Out of touch with ordinary people 48% -4   44% 61% 51% 52% 46% 52%
Clear about what they stand for 46% +1     28% 38% 37% 43% 45%
Have good policies 45% +1       46% 42% 46% 44%
Has a good team of leaders 38% -1   60% 34% 36% 33% 39% 39%
Too close to the big corporate and financial interests 37% -5     46% 31% 37% 35% 42%
Extreme 34% -7   25% 38% 34% 30% 30% 41%
Keeps its promises 34% +3   44% 20% 27% 29% 31% 31%
Trustworthy 33% +1       30% 34% 33% 32%

 

The Labor Party’s main attributes were – will promise anything to win votes (68%), looks after the interests of working people (57%), divided (56%) and moderate (53%).

Since this question was asked in November last year, the main changes have been for extreme (down 7%), divided (up 5%) and too close to the big corporate and financial interests (down 5%).

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