Q. Do you strongly approve, approve, disapprove or strongly disapprove of the job Malcolm Turnbull is doing as Opposition Leader?
29% of people surveyed approve of the job Malcolm Turnbull is doing as Opposition Leader and 50% disapprove. Turnbull’s approval rating has increased slightly since we last asked this question (+2%), and his disapproval rating has seen a slight decrease (-3%).
Approval followed party lines – Coalition voters were more likely to approve (56%), while Labor voters were more likely to disapprove (70%). 28% of Coalition voters disapprove of the job Turnbull is doing as Opposition Leader.
Malcolm Turnbull’s net rating of -21% is a 5 point improvement on the September result and his best result since May.
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