Bill Shorten

Mar 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   Feb 2018 Jan 2018 Dec 2017 Sep 2017
Total Approve 37% 66% 23% 39% 20%   33% 32% 36% 36%
Total Disapprove 44% 20% 67% 42% 66%   46% 49% 45% 47%
Strongly approve 8% 17% 5% 9% 3% 7% 7% 7% 7%
Approve 29% 49% 18% 30% 17% 26% 25% 29% 29%
Disapprove 23% 16% 29% 32% 30% 25% 26% 23% 25%
Strongly disapprove 21% 4% 38% 10% 36% 21% 23% 22% 22%
Don’t know 19%   14% 10% 21% 15%   21% 20% 19% 17%
  June 2017 Mar 2017 Dec 2016 Dec 2015 Dec 2014
Total Approve 34% 30% 35% 27% 35%
Total Disapprove 43% 49% 38% 47% 39%
Strongly approve 5% 4% 6% 4% 7%
Approve 29% 26% 29% 23% 28%
Disapprove 28% 26% 21% 26% 23%
Strongly disapprove 15% 23% 17% 21% 16%
Don’t know 23% 22% 25% 25% 26%

37% approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader (up 4% from last month), and 44% disapproved (down 2%) – a change in net approval rating from -13 to -7.

66% (up 5%) of ALP voters approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing, compared to 39% of Greens voters and 23% of Liberal/National voters.

By gender, men were 44% approve/47% disapprove and women 30% approve/40% disapprove.

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