Bill Shorten

Sep 11, 2017

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   Aug 2017 July 2017 June 2017 Mar 2017 Dec 2016 Dec 2015 Dec 2014
Total Approve 36%   65% 23% 40% 17%   35% 36% 34% 30% 35% 27% 35%
Total Disapprove 47%   21% 65% 37% 71%   42% 44% 43% 49% 38% 47% 39%
Strongly approve 7%   15% 3% 9% 1%   6% 6% 5% 4% 6% 4% 7%
Approve 29%   50% 20% 31% 16%   29% 30% 29% 26% 29% 23% 28%
Disapprove 25%   17% 31% 28% 32%   24% 24% 28% 26% 21% 26% 23%
Strongly disapprove 22%   4% 34% 9% 39%   18% 20% 15% 23% 17% 21% 16%
Don’t know 17%   14% 11% 23% 13%   22% 20% 23% 22% 25% 25% 26%

36% approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader (up 1% from last month), and 47% disapproved (down 5%) – a change in net approval rating from -7 to -11.

65% (no change) 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/50% disapprove and women 34% approve/43% disapprove.

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