Bill Shorten

Aug 14, 2018

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   Jul 2018 Jun 2018 Mar 2018 Dec 2017 Sep 2017 June 2017 Mar 2017
Total Approve 34%   65% 18% 45% 13%   31% 33% 37% 36% 36% 34% 30%
Total Disapprove 44%   14% 69% 33% 69%   47% 46% 44% 45% 47% 43% 49%
Strongly approve 7%   17% 3% 5% 1%   5% 6% 8% 7% 7% 5% 4%
Approve 27%   48% 15% 40% 12%   26% 27% 29% 29% 29% 29% 26%
Disapprove 22%   11% 29% 22% 33%   25% 23% 23% 23% 25% 28% 26%
Strongly disapprove 22%   3% 40% 11% 36%   22% 23% 21% 22% 22% 15% 23%
Don’t know 22%   21% 12% 21% 18%   21% 21% 19% 19% 17% 23% 22%

34% approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader (up 3% from last month), and 44% disapproved (down 3%) – a change in net approval rating from -16 to -10.

65% (up 7%) of ALP voters approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing, compared to 45% of Greens voters and 18% of Liberal/National voters.

By gender, men were 37% approve/47% disapprove and women 30% approve/40% disapprove.