Bill Shorten

Jan 16, 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   Dec 2017 Sep 2017 June 2017 Mar 2017 Dec 2016 Dec 2015 Dec 2014
Total Approve 32%   60% 15% 39% 18%   36% 36% 34% 30% 35% 27% 35%
Total Disapprove 49%   20% 75% 38% 71%   45% 47% 43% 49% 38% 47% 39%
Strongly approve 7%   14% 3% 5% 2%   7% 7% 5% 4% 6% 4% 7%
Approve 25%   46% 12% 34% 16%   29% 29% 29% 26% 29% 23% 28%
Disapprove 26%   17% 32% 26% 39%   23% 25% 28% 26% 21% 26% 23%
Strongly disapprove 23%   3% 43% 12% 32%   22% 22% 15% 23% 17% 21% 16%
Don’t know 20%   20% 11% 23% 12%   19% 17% 23% 22% 25% 25% 26%

32% approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader (down 4% from last month), and 49% disapproved (up 4%) – a change in net approval rating from -9 to -17.

60% (down 4%) of ALP voters approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing, compared to 39% of Greens voters and 15% of Liberal/National voters.

By gender, men were 38% approve/51% disapprove and women 27% approve/46% disapprove.

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