Performance of Anthony Albanese

Aug 19, 2019

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Anthony Albanese is doing as Opposition Leader?

Aug’19 Jul’19 Jun’19 Mar’19

(Shorten)

NET: Approve 38% 39% 35% 38%
NET: Disapprove 29% 24% 25% 44%
Don’t know 33% 37% 39% 18%
Base (n) 1,096 1,091 1,099 1,090

By voting intention

TOTAL Labor Coalition Greens NET: Other
Strongly approve 6% 13% 3% 4% 2%
Approve 32% 48% 29% 28% 18%
Disapprove 20% 10% 27% 20% 35%
Strong disapprove 9% 3% 13% 6% 18%
Don’t know 33% 26% 28% 42% 27%
NET: Approve 38% 61% 32% 32% 20%
NET: Disapprove 29% 13% 40% 26% 53%
Base (n) 1,096 369 377 110 143
  • Approval for Anthony Albanese remains steady in August at 38% but a high proportion of participants continue to be unsure about Albanese’s performance with 33% saying don’t know (down 4pts from June). This uncertainty is also evident among Labor supporters, with 26% still selecting Don’t know.
  • Those in the high-income band (46%), in paid employment (43%) or with a university education (44%) had the highest approval levels.

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