Leader attributes – Anthony Albanese

Oct 16, 2019

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Anthony Albanese?

  Total Change (Dec’18) Dec’18

(Shorten)

Sep’18

(Shorten)

Intelligent 66% +10 56% 55%
Hard-working 64% +7 57% 58%
Understands the problems facing Australia 53% +8 45% 48%
A capable leader 51% +8 43% 43%
Out of touch with ordinary people 44% -6 50% 50%
More honest than most politicians 42% +11 31% 29%
Visionary 41% +9 32% 34%
Trustworthy 41% +7 34% 33%
Good in a crisis 40% +4 36% 39%
Superficial 39% -8 47% 50%
Narrow-minded 37% -7 44% 44%
Arrogant 33% -13 46% 50%
Erratic 30% -10 40% 41%
Intolerant 30% -9 39% 39%
Aggressive 27% -10 37% 38%
Base (n) 1,088 1,026 1,050
  • Anthony Albanese is also perceived as intelligent (66%) and hard-working (64%), but this perception is greater than Bill Shorten in December 2018 (56% and 57% respectively). Albanese also is more likely than Bill Shorten to be seen as more honest than most (42% to 32%).
  • Albanese is seen as less arrogant than Shorten (33% to 46%), less erratic (30% to 40%) and less aggressive (27% to 37%).

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