Bill Shorten

Apr 10, 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   Mar 2018 Dec 2017 Sep 2017 June 2017 Mar 2017 Dec 2016 Dec 2015 Dec 2014
Total Approve 35% 59% 23% 40% 15%   37% 36% 36% 34% 30% 35% 27% 35%
Total Disapprove 43% 21% 62% 37% 68%   44% 45% 47% 43% 49% 38% 47% 39%
Strongly approve 6% 14% 2% 3% 2% 8% 7% 7% 5% 4% 6% 4% 7%
Approve 29% 45% 21% 37% 13% 29% 29% 29% 29% 26% 29% 23% 28%
Disapprove 22% 19% 22% 32% 28% 23% 23% 25% 28% 26% 21% 26% 23%
Strongly disapprove 21% 2% 40% 5% 40% 21% 22% 22% 15% 23% 17% 21% 16%
Don’t know 23%   19% 14% 23% 17%   19% 19% 17% 23% 22% 25% 25% 26%

35% approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader (down 2% from last month), and 43% disapproved (down 1%) – a change in net approval rating from -7 to -8.

59% (down 7%) of ALP voters approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing, compared to 40% of Greens voters and 23% of Liberal/National voters.

By gender, men were 39% approve/45% disapprove and women 31% approve/39% disapprove.

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