Approval of Tony Abbott

Jul 14, 2015

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

  Total   Vote Lab Vote Lib/
Nat
Vote GRN Vote Other   Sep 13 Mar 14 June 14 Dec 14 Mar 15 Apr 15 May 15 Jun 15
Total approve 37% 12% 81% 1% 26%   41% 40% 35% 32% 31% 33% 36% 39%
Total disapprove 53% 83% 13% 93% 63%   36% 47% 58% 55% 56% 58% 54% 50%
Strongly approve 11% 2% 26% 1% 5% 14% 11% 10% 8% 7% 7% 10% 11%
Approve 26% 10% 55% 21% 27% 29% 25% 24% 24% 26% 26% 28%
Disapprove 24% 32% 11% 28% 36% 13% 20% 18% 22% 22% 28% 25% 23%
Strongly disapprove 29% 51% 2% 65% 27% 23% 27% 40% 33% 34% 30% 29% 27%
Don’t know 10% 5% 5% 6% 11% 23% 12% 7% 12% 12% 9% 11% 12%

37% of respondents approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – down 2% since the last time this question was asked in June – and 53% disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing (up 3%). This represents a 5-point change in his net rating from -11 to -16.

81% (no change) of Liberal/National voters approve of Tony Abbott’s performance, with 13% (up 2%) disapproving. 83% of Labor voters and 93% of Greens voters disapprove of Tony Abbott’s performance.

By gender men were 38% approve/56% disapprove and women 35% approve/51% disapprove.