Essential Report

Party Attributes Comparison – Labor vs Liberal

Nov 17, 2015

Liberal

Labor

Difference

Too close to the big corporate and financial interests

67%

37%

+30

Has a good team of leaders

48%

33%

+15

Have a vision for the future

54%

42%

+12

Out of touch with ordinary people

62%

52%

+10

Clear about what they stand for

46%

37%

+9

Extreme

39%

30%

+9

Will promise to do anything to win votes

68%

64%

+4

Have good policies

43%

42%

+1

Divided

56%

58%

-2

Understands the problems facing Australia

46%

48%

-2

Keeps its promises

25%

29%

-4

Moderate

51%

56%

-5

Trustworthy

29%

34%

-5

Looks after the interests of working people

32%

55%

-23

The Liberal Party is viewed more favourably than the Labor Party in terms of having a good team of leaders, having a vision for the future and being clear about what they stand for.

The Labor Party is viewed more favourably in terms of looking after the interest of working people and not being too close to the big corporate and financial interests, extreme and out of touch with ordinary people.

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