Bill Shorten

Feb 13, 2018

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   Jan 2018 Dec 2017 Sep 2017 June 2017 Mar 2017 Dec 2016 Dec 2015 Dec 2014
Total Approve 33% 61% 17% 36% 20%   32% 36% 36% 34% 30% 35% 27% 35%
Total Disapprove 46% 20% 71% 42% 66%   49% 45% 47% 43% 49% 38% 47% 39%
Strongly approve 7% 16% 2% 6% 1% 7% 7% 7% 5% 4% 6% 4% 7%
Approve 26% 45% 15% 30% 19% 25% 29% 29% 29% 26% 29% 23% 28%
Disapprove 25% 16% 31% 31% 37% 26% 23% 25% 28% 26% 21% 26% 23%
Strongly disapprove 21% 4% 40% 11% 29% 23% 22% 22% 15% 23% 17% 21% 16%
Don’t know 21%   20% 13% 22% 13%   20% 19% 17% 23% 22% 25% 25% 26%

33% approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader (up 1% from last month), and 46% disapproved (down 3%) – a change in net approval rating from -17 to -13.

61% (up 1%) of ALP voters approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing, compared to 36% of Greens voters and 17% of Liberal/National voters.

By gender, men were 36% approve/49% disapprove and women 32% approve/43% disapprove.

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