Approval of Tony Abbott

Aug 11, 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 2013 June 2014 Mar 2015 Apr 2015 May 2015 Jun 2015 Jul 2015
Total approve 38% 12% 82% 6% 23%   41% 35% 31% 33% 36% 39% 37%
Total disapprove 53% 82% 10% 91% 63%   36% 58% 56% 58% 54% 50% 53%
Strongly approve 9% 2% 22% 1% 2% 14% 10% 7% 7% 10% 11% 11%
Approve 29% 10% 60% 5% 21% 27% 25% 24% 26% 26% 28% 26%
Disapprove 22% 30% 9% 19% 33% 13% 18% 22% 28% 25% 23% 24%
Strongly disapprove 31% 52% 1% 72% 40% 23% 40% 34% 30% 29% 27% 29%
Don’t know 10% 6% 7% 3% 4% 23% 7% 12% 9% 11% 12% 10%

38% of respondents approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – up 1% since the last time this question was asked in July – and 53% disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing (no change). This represents a 1-point change in his net rating from -16 to -15.

82% (up 1%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Tony Abbott’s performance, with 10% (down 3%) disapproving. 82% of Labor voters and 91% of Greens voters disapprove of Tony Abbott’s performance.

By gender men were 41% approve/53% disapprove and women 34% approve/53% disapprove.

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