Performance of Scott Morrison

Aug 19, 2019

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Scott Morrison is doing as Prime Minister?

Aug’19 Jul’19 Jun’19 Mar’19
NET: Approve 48% 48% 48% 43%
NET: Disapprove 37% 34% 36% 39%
Don’t know 16% 18% 18% 18%
Base (n) 1,096 1,091 1,099 1,090

By voting intention

TOTAL Labor Coalition Greens NET: Other
Strongly approve 12% 3% 27% 5% 8%
Approve 36% 28% 57% 16% 23%
Disapprove 22% 31% 9% 27% 37%
Strong disapprove 15% 26% 2% 34% 17%
Don’t know 16% 13% 5% 18% 15%
NET: Approve 48% 30% 84% 22% 32%
NET: Disapprove 37% 57% 11% 60% 54%
Base (n) 1,096 369 377 110 143
  • Just under half of Australians (48%) approve of the job Scott Morrison is doing as PM. This is consistent with the results last month and in Jun’19 (both 48%) and 5pts higher than before the start of the election campaign in March (43%).
  • Morrison retains his high approval among Coalition voters (84%). Approval was also high among participants over 55 years old (53%) and those in marriages or de facto relationships (54%).