Approval of Bill Shorten

Aug 12, 2014

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

 

12 Nov 

14 Jan 

11 Feb

11 Mar

8 Apr

13 May

11 Jun

8 Jul

Total approve

34%

63%

14%

35%

26%

31%

35%

30%

32%

34%

35%

38%

36%

Total dis-approve

40%

14%

70%

30%

52%

27%

32%

34%

39%

38%

37%

40%

39%

Strongly approve

7%

15%

2%

4%

3%

5%

5%

4%

4%

6%

6%

7%

6%

Approve

27%

48%

12%

31%

23%

26%

30%

26%

28%

28%

29%

31%

30%

Dis-   approve

21%

11%

32%

23%

27%

17%

20%

21%

24%

22%

19%

22%

22%

Strongly dis -approve

19%

3%

38%

7%

25%

10%

12%

13%

15%

16%

18%

18%

17%

Don’t know

25%

23%

17%

34%

22%

43%

32%

35%

29%

28%

28%

22%

25%

34% (down 2% since July) of respondents approve of the job Bill Shorten is doing as opposition leader and 40% (up 1%) disapprove. This represents a decline in net rating from -3 to -6.

63% (down 1%) of Labor voters approve of the job Bill Shorten is doing and 14% (down 2%) disapprove.

33% of men and 36% of women approve of Bill Shorten. 46% of men and 35% of women disapprove.