Approval of Tony Abbott

Jun 28, 2010

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Opposition Leader?

Malcolm Turnbull Tony Abbott
30 Nov 09 14 Dec 09 18 Jan 10 22 Feb 10 29 Mar 10 3 May 10 31 May 10 28 Jun 10
Total approve 25% 34% 37% 45% 33% 39% 35% 40%
Total disapprove 55% 36% 37% 36% 50% 43% 50% 39%
Strongly approve 2% 7% 5% 12% 8% 5% 5% 9%
Approve 23% 27% 32% 33% 25% 34% 30% 31%
Disapprove 33% 18% 20% 20% 28% 24% 28% 20%
Strongly disapprove 22% 18% 17% 16% 22% 19% 22% 19%
Don’t know 19% 31% 26% 18% 16% 18% 16% 20%

Tony Abbott has achieved a net positive approval rating for the first time since February – 40% approve (up 5%) and 39% disapprove (down 11%).

83% Liberal/National voters approved of Tony Abbott and 11% disapproved.