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Q. Which of the following describe your opinion of the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison?
|Total||Change from May’20||May’20||Jan’20||Oct’19||Dec’18|
|Good in a crisis||59%||-7%||66%||32%||51%||41%|
|More honest than most politicians||50%||-1%||51%||39%||44%||39%|
|Out of touch with ordinary people||56%||+9%||47%||62%||56%||54%|
|In control of their team||56%||–||–||–||–||–|
- Over half (56%) now think Scott Morrison is out of touch with ordinary people. This is up 9 percentage points since May’20 (47%).
- Fewer Australians think the Prime Minister is good in a crisis (down 7 percentage points since May’20 to 59%) and that he is visionary (also down 7% percentage points since May’20 to 41%).
- Less people also think he is trustworthy (down 4 percentage points to 52%) and about the same number think he is more honest than most politicians (50%).
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