Essential Report

Performance of Anthony Albanese

Sep 17, 2019

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Anthony Albanese is doing as Opposition Leader?

Sep’19 Aug’19 Jul’19 Jun’19 Mar’19

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NET: Approve 36% 38% 39% 35% 38%
NET: Disapprove 31% 29% 24% 25% 44%
Don’t know 33% 33% 37% 39% 18%
Base (n) 1,093 1,096 1,091 1,099 1,090

 

TOTAL Labor Coalition Greens NET: Other
Strongly approve 6% 11% 3% 8% 8%
Approve 30% 45% 25% 26% 28%
Disapprove 22% 11% 32% 21% 24%
Strong disapprove 9% 2% 15% 4% 16%
Don’t know 33% 30% 25% 41% 25%
NET: Approve 36% 56% 28% 34% 35%
NET: Disapprove 31% 14% 47% 25% 39%
Base (n) 1,093 327 392 98 161
  • Approval for Anthony Albanese remains steady in September at 36% but a high proportion of participants continue to be unsure about Albanese’s performance with 33% saying don’t know (down 6pts from June).
  • This uncertainty is also evident among Labor supporters, with 30% still selecting Don’t know.

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