Leader attributes – Malcolm Turnbull

May 24, 2016

Q: Which of the following describe your opinion of the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull?

  Total   May 3 2016   Difference
Intelligent 76% 77% -1
Out of touch with ordinary people 63% 56% +7
Hard-working 60% 65% -5
A capable leader 55% 59% -4
Arrogant 51% 46% +5
Good in a crisis 48% 49% -1
Superficial 48% 46% +2
Understands the problems facing Australia 47% 52% -5
Narrow-minded 41% 41%
Visionary 40% 41% -1
Trustworthy 37% 40% -3
More honest than most politicians 36% 39% -3
Erratic 34% 34%
Intolerant 34% 34%
Aggressive 31% 28% +3

Malcolm Turnbull’s key attributes were intelligent (76%), out of touch with ordinary people (63%), hard working (60%) and a capable leader (55%).

Over the last 3 weeks, the main changes have been for out of touch with ordinary people (up 7%), hard-working (down 5%), arrogant (up 5%) and understands the problems facing Australia (down 5%).

Leader attributes – Bill Shorten

May 24, 2016

Q: Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten?

  Total   May 3 2016   Change
Hard working 60%   62%   -2
Intelligent 60%   60%  
Understands the problems facing Australia 50%   50%  
Superficial 44%   43%   +1
A capable leader 43%   41%   +2
Out of touch with ordinary people 42%   44%   -2
Narrow-minded 40%   40%  
Arrogant 40%   38%   +2
Erratic 37%   37%  
Good in a crisis 37%   34%   +3
Trustworthy 31%   33%   -2
Aggressive 30%   33%   -3
Intolerant 30%   31%   -1
Visionary 28%   29%   -1
More honest than most politicians 26%   26%  

Bill Shorten’s key attributes were hard working (60%), intelligent (60%) and understands the problems facing Australia (50%).

There have been no significant changes over the last 3 weeks.

Leader attributes – comparisons

May 24, 2016
  Malcolm Turnbull Bill Shorten   Difference
Out of touch with ordinary people 63% 42% +21
Intelligent 76% 60% +16
A capable leader 55% 43% +12
Visionary 40% 28% +12
Arrogant 51% 40% +11
Good in a crisis 48% 37% +11
More honest than most politicians 36% 26% +10
Trustworthy 37% 31% +6
Superficial 48% 44% +4
Intolerant 34% 30% +4
Narrow-minded 41% 40% +1
Aggressive 31% 30% +1
Hard-working 60% 60%
Understands the problems facing Australia 47% 50% -3
Erratic 34% 37% -3

Compared to Bill Shorten, Malcolm Turnbull is more likely to be considered out of touch with ordinary people (+21), intelligent (+16%), a capable leader (+12%) and visionary (+12%).

Leader Attributes – Comparisons

Feb 3, 2015

 

 

Abbott

Shorten

 

Difference

Erratic

60%

31%

+29

Out of touch with ordinary people

72%

45%

+27

Arrogant

65%

39%

+26

Narrow-minded

63%

38%

+25

Intolerant

54%

30%

+24

Aggressive

45%

28%

+17

Superficial

55%

41%

+14

More honest than most politicians

30%

29%

+1

Good in a crisis

36%

37%

-1

Hard-working

58%

61%

-3

Trustworthy

27%

33%

-6

Visionary

22%

30%

-8

Intelligent

50%

62%

-12

A capable leader

34%

47%

-13

Understands the problems facing Australia

35%

52%

-17

Compared to Bill Shorten, Tony Abbott is much more likely to be considered erratic (+29), out of touch with ordinary people (+27), arrogant (+26), narrow minded (+25) and intolerant (+24).

Bill Shorten is regarded by more respondents to be someone who understands the problems facing Australia (-17), a capable leader (-13) and intelligent (-12).

Leader Attributes – Tony Abbott

Dec 2, 2014

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott?

 

2 Sep 13

(as Opposition leader)

29 Oct 13

27 May 14

 

Total

2 Dec

Change

Out of touch with ordinary people

52%

51%

67%

66%

-1

Hard working

71%

67%

57%

62%

+5

Arrogant

52%

54%

63%

61%

-2

Narrow-minded

55%

54%

61%

61%

Superficial

48%

49%

57%

54%

-3

Intolerant

47%

49%

55%

53%

-2

Erratic

43%

43%

51%

52%

+1

Intelligent

63%

62%

52%

51%

-1

Aggressive

47%

46%

52%

49%

-3

A capable leader

46%

52%

41%

43%

+2

Good in a crisis

39%

45%

35%

42%

+7

Understands the problems facing Australia

46%

51%

42%

40%

-2

More honest than most politicians

34%

39%

30%

30%

Trustworthy

38%

40%

29%

30%

+1

Visionary

35%

33%

31%

27%

-4

Tony Abbott’s key attributes were out of touch with ordinary people (66%), hard working (62%), arrogant (61%) and narrow-minded (61%).

Since May, the largest shifts have been for good in a crisis (+7), hard working (+5) ands visionary (-4).

Leader Attributes – Bill Shorten

Dec 2, 2014

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten?

 

29 Oct 13

27 May 14

 

Total

2 Dec

Change

Intelligent

69%

66%

66%

Hard working

65%

66%

64%

-2

Understands the problems facing Australia

50%

53%

53%

A capable leader

49%

51%

46%

-5

Superficial

37%

42%

41%

-1

Out of touch with ordinary people

42%

39%

40%

+1

Good in a crisis

40%

40%

38%

-2

Narrow-minded

31%

35%

36%

+1

Arrogant

35%

36%

35%

-1

Trustworthy

34%

36%

34%

-2

Visionary

33%

30%

30%

Erratic

30%

32%

30%

-2

More honest than most politicians

27%

32%

29%

-3

Aggressive

31%

32%

29%

-3

Intolerant

30%

29%

27%

-2

Bill Shorten’s key attributes were intelligent (66%), hard working (64%), understands the problems facing Australia (53%) and a capable leader (46%).

Since May, the largest shift has been for a capable leader (-5).

Leader Attributes – Comparisons

Dec 2, 2014

 

 

Abbott

Shorten

 

Difference

Out of touch with ordinary people

66%

40%

+26

Arrogant

61%

35%

+26

Intolerant

53%

27%

+26

Narrow-minded

61%

36%

+25

Erratic

52%

30%

+22

Aggressive

49%

29%

+20

Superficial

54%

41%

+13

Good in a crisis

42%

38%

+4

More honest than most politicians

30%

29%

+1

Hard-working

62%

64%

-2

Visionary

27%

30%

-3

A capable leader

43%

46%

-3

Trustworthy

30%

34%

-4

Understands the problems facing Australia

40%

53%

-13

Intelligent

51%

66%

-15

Compared to Bill Shorten, Tony Abbott is much more likely to be considered out of touch with ordinary people (+26), arrogant (+26), intolerant (+26) and narrow minded (+25).

Bill Shorten is regarded by more respondents to be intelligent (-15) and understands the problems facing Australia (-13).

Leader Attributes – Tony Abbott

May 27, 2014

Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott?

 

2 Sep 14

(as Opposition leader)

29 Oct 14

15 Apr

 

Total

27 May

Change

Out of touch with ordinary people

52%

51%

56%

67%

+11

Arrogant

52%

54%

58%

63%

+5

Narrow-minded

55%

54%

56%

61%

+5

Hard working

71%

67%

66%

57%

-9

Superficial

48%

49%

50%

57%

+7

Intolerant

47%

49%

47%

55%

+8

Intelligent

63%

62%

59%

52%

-7

Aggressive

47%

46%

45%

52%

+7

Erratic

43%

43%

43%

51%

+8

Understands the problems facing Australia

46%

51%

48%

42%

-5

A capable leader

46%

52%

50%

41%

-9

Good in a crisis

39%

45%

45%

35%

-10

Visionary

35%

33%

34%

31%

-3

More honest than most politicians

34%

39%

37%

30%

-7

Trustworthy

38%

40%

40%

29%

-11

Tony Abbott’s key attributes were out of touch with ordinary people (67%), arrogant (63%), narrow-minded (61%), hard working (57%) and superficial (57%).

Since April, the largest shifts have been for out of touch with ordinary people (+11), trustworthy (-11), good in a crisis (-10), hard working (-9) and a capable leader (-9).

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