Essential Report

Attributes of Malcolm Turnbull

May 3, 2016

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

Total Mar 2016 Difference
Intelligent 77% 79% -2
Hard-working 65% 68% -3
A capable leader 59% 64% -5
Out of touch with ordinary people 56% 53% +3
Understands the problems facing Australia 52% 53% -1
Good in a crisis 49% 52% -3
Arrogant 46% 45% +1
Superficial 46% 43% +3
Narrow-minded 41% 33% +8
Visionary 41% 44% -3
Trustworthy 40% 44% -4
More honest than most politicians 39% 41% -2
Erratic 34% 27% +7
Intolerant 34% 26% +8
Aggressive 28% 24% +4

Malcolm Turnbull’s key attributes were intelligent (77%), hard working (65%), a capable leader (59%) and out of touch with ordinary people (56%).

Since March, the main changes have been for narrow-minded (up 8%), intolerant (up 8%), erratic (up 7%) and a capable leader (down 5%).

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