Essential Report

Attributes of the Liberal Party

Jun 15, 2016

Q. And which statements do you feel fit the Liberal Party?

  Total Change   Jul 2009 April 2011 Aug 2013 Nov 2015 Mar 2016
Too close to the big corporate and financial interests 66% +4     60% 60% 67% 62%
Will promise to do anything to win votes 65% +2   67% 65% 65% 68% 63%
Out of touch with ordinary people 63% +5   62% 54% 58% 62% 58%
Divided 52% -9   74% 49% 31% 56% 61%
Have a vision for the future 51% +5     48% 51% 54% 46%
Moderate 47%   50% 55% 48% 51% 47%
Clear about what they stand for 46% +7     44% 45% 46% 39%
Understands the problems facing Australia 44% +3   44% 51% 48% 46% 41%
Has a good team of leaders 42% +1   29% 40% 36% 48% 41%
Have good policies 41% +2       38% 43% 39%
Trust to manage a fair superannuation system 39%              
Extreme 38% +2   36% 36% 39% 39% 36%
Looks after the interests of working people 31%     38% 36% 32% 31%
Trustworthy 30% +2       30% 29% 28%
Keeps its promises 30% +3   28% 33% 32% 25% 27%

The Liberal Party’s main attributes were – too close to the big corporate and financial interest (66%), will promise anything to win votes (65%) and out of touch with ordinary people (63%).

Main changes since March were – divided (down 9%) and clear about what they stand for (up 7%).

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