Essential Report

New Government

Oct 23, 2018

Q. Thinking about the recent change of Prime Minister, do you consider the Morrison Government too be a new government or has the change made no difference and they are still the same government?

  Total   Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote Other
They are a new Government 20%   14% 34% 13% 12%
They are the same Government 59%   71% 48% 72% 76%
Not sure 22%   15% 17% 15% 12%

59% think that the leadership change has made no difference and that we still have the same Government. 20% think of it as a new Government.

Liberal National voters were split but more likely to think it is the same Government (48% to 34%).

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