Essential Report

Attributes of Malcolm Turnbull

Sep 22, 2015

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

Total

Feb 2015

Difference

Intelligent

81%

74%

+7

Hard-working

71%

66%

+5

A capable leader

70%

60%

+10

Understands the problems facing Australia

63%

55%

+8

Good in a crisis

59%

56%

+3

Visionary

51%

44%

+7

Arrogant

47%

48%

-1

Out of touch with ordinary people

46%

48%

-2

Trustworthy

44%

44%

More honest than most politicians

39%

40%

-1

Aggressive

38%

35%

+3

Superficial

37%

41%

-4

Narrow-minded

30%

36%

-6

Intolerant

28%

31%

-3

Erratic

23%

24%

-1

Malcolm Turnbull’s key attributes were intelligent (81%), hard working (71%), a capable leader (70%) and understands the problems facing Australia (63%).

Since February, there have been major increases for a capable leader (+10%), understands the problems facing Australia (+8%), intelligent (+7%) and visionary (+7%).

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