Bill Shorten

Nov 6, 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   Oct 2018 Sep 2018 Jun 2018 Mar 2018 Dec 2017 Sep 2017 June 2017 Mar 2017
Total Approve 38% 67% 23% 40% 19%   33% 35% 33% 37% 36% 36% 34% 30%
Total Disapprove 44% 17% 67% 43% 71%   45% 43% 46% 44% 45% 47% 43% 49%
Strongly approve 8% 20% 2% 5% 1% 8% 8% 6% 8% 7% 7% 5% 4%
Approve 30% 47% 21% 35% 18% 25% 27% 27% 29% 29% 29% 29% 26%
Disapprove 24% 14% 31% 36% 31% 23% 21% 23% 23% 23% 25% 28% 26%
Strongly disapprove 20% 3% 36% 7% 40% 22% 22% 23% 21% 22% 22% 15% 23%
Don’t know 18%   15% 9% 18% 10%   23% 22% 21% 19% 19% 17% 23% 22%

38% approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing as Opposition Leader (up 5% from last month), and 44% disapproved (down 1%) – a change in net approval rating from -12 to -6.

67% (up 4%) of ALP voters approved of the job Bill Shorten is doing, compared to 40% of Greens voters and 23% of Liberal/National voters.

By gender, men were 43% approve/46% disapprove and women 34% approve/41% disapprove.