Approval of Tony Abbott

Jul 8, 2014

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

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/
Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

 

Tony Abbott as Opp. Leader

2 Sep 13

Tony Abbott as PM

24 Sep

14 Jan 2014

11 Mar

13 May

11 June

Total approve

34%

6%

77%

4%

26%

 

40%

41%

47%

40%

35%

35%

Total disapprove

58%

89%

16%

90%

69%

 

49%

36%

43%

47%

55%

58%

Strongly approve

8%

2%

20%

4%

2%

13%

14%

13%

11%

12%

10%

Approve

26%

4%

57%

24%

27%

27%

34%

29%

23%

25%

Disapprove

22%

25%

12%

23%

35%

19%

13%

18%

20%

18%

18%

Strongly disapprove

36%

64%

4%

67%

34%

30%

23%

25%

27%

37%

40%

Don’t know

7%

4%

7%

5%

5%

10%

23%

11%

12%

10%

7%

58% of respondents disapprove of the job Tony Abbott is doing as Prime Minister – no change since the last time this question was asked in June – and 34% approve of the job Tony Abbott is doing (down 1%).

77% (down 5%) of Liberal/National voters approve of Tony Abbott’s performance, with 16% (up 4%) disapproving. 89% of Labor voters and 90% of Greens voters disapprove of Tony Abbott’s performance.

By gender men were 36% approve/59% disapprove and women 32% approve/58% disapprove.

Approval of Julia Gillard

Aug 13, 2012

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

 

19 Jul 2010

20 Dec

14 Mar

2011

14 June

12 Sept

12 Dec

12 Mar 2012

12 Jun

16 Jul

13 Aug

Total approve

52%

43%

41%

34%

28%

34%

32%

32%

32%

31%

Total disapprove

30%

40%

46%

54%

64%

54%

61%

56%

58%

57%

Strongly approve

11%

10%

7%

6%

5%

6%

8%

6%

5%

7%

Approve

41%

33%

34%

28%

23%

28%

24%

26%

27%

24%

Disapprove

17%

24%

22%

29%

28%

25%

29%

22%

26%

25%

Strongly disapprove

13%

16%

24%

25%

36%

29%

32%

34%

32%

32%

Don’t know

18%

17%

13%

13%

8%

11%

7%

12%

10%

13%

Julia Gillard’s approval rating has changed little since last month. 31% (down 1%) approve of the job Julia Gillard is doing as Prime Minister and 57% (down 1%) disapprove – no change in net rating of -26.

73% of Labor voters approve (no change) and 17% disapprove (down 2%).

By gender – men 31% approve/60% disapprove, women 31% approve/52% disapprove.

Approval of Julia Gillard

Sep 20, 2010

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

Kevin Rudd Julia Gillard


31 May 5 Jul 19 Jul 26 Jul 2 Aug 9 Aug 16 Aug 20 Sep
Total approve 41% 48% 52% 49% 46% 45% 46% 45%
Total disapprove 47% 27% 30% 33% 38% 40% 40% 37%
Strongly approve 7% 14% 11% 12% 10% 13% 13% 12%
Approve 34% 34% 41% 37% 36% 32% 33% 33%
Disapprove 25% 13% 17% 19% 23% 24% 24% 21%
Strongly disapprove 22% 14% 13% 14% 15% 16% 16% 16%
Don’t know 12% 26% 18% 17% 15% 15% 13% 19%

45% approve Julia Gillard’s performance as Prime Minister and 37% disapprove. Since this question was asked last month, approval has decreased by 1% and disapproval decreased by 3%. 92% of Labor voters approve and only 1% disapprove. Among Liberal/National voters, 10% approve and 75% disapprove.

By gender – men 42% approve/42% disapprove and women 46% approve/32% disapprove.

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