Leader attributes – Bill Shorten

Apr 10, 2018

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten?

  Total Jun 2017 Feb 2017   Change
Hard working 60% 59% 61%   +1
Intelligent 59% 58% 60%   +1
Out of touch with ordinary people 50% 47% 47%   +3
Understands the problems facing Australia 47% 48% 48%   -1
Superficial 47% 44% 46%   +3
A capable leader 44% 39% 43%   +5
Narrow-minded 44% 42% 42%   +2
Arrogant 43% 42% 44%   +1
Erratic 40% 40% 38%  
Good in a crisis 40% 35% 37%   +5
Aggressive 36% 35% 35%   +1
Intolerant 36% 34% 36%   +2
Trustworthy 33% 31% 32%   +2
Visionary 33% 29% 29%   +4
More honest than most politicians 30% 26% 29%   +4

Bill Shorten’s key attributes were hard working (60%, up 1% since last June), intelligent (59%, up 1%), out of touch with ordinary people (50%, up 3%) and .understands the problems facing Australia (47%, down 1%).

 

There have only been small changes in perceptions since June. The main changes have been for a capable leader (up 5%) and good in a crisis (up 5%).

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