Bill Shorten

Oct 9, 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   Sep 2017 June 2017 Mar 2017 Dec 2016 Dec 2015 Dec 2014
Total Approve 37% 64% 25% 38% 17%   36% 34% 30% 35% 27% 35%
Total Disapprove 44% 20% 62% 40% 75%   47% 43% 49% 38% 47% 39%
Strongly approve 8% 16% 4% 8% 2% 7% 5% 4% 6% 4% 7%
Approve 29% 48% 21% 30% 15% 29% 29% 26% 29% 23% 28%
Disapprove 27% 18% 33% 33% 39% 25% 28% 26% 21% 26% 23%
Strongly disapprove 17% 2% 29% 7% 36% 22% 15% 23% 17% 21% 16%
Don’t know 19%   16% 13% 22% 8%   17% 23% 22% 25% 25% 26%

37% approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader (up 1% from last month), and 44% disapproved (down 3%) – a change in net approval rating from -11 to -7.

64% (down 1%) of ALP voters approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing, compared to 38% of Greens voters and 25% of Liberal/National voters.

By gender, men were 38% approve/49% disapprove and women 36% approve/40% disapprove.

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