Overall, since he replaced Tony Abbott as Prime Minister, would you say that the performance of Malcolm Turnbull and the Coalition Government has been better or worse than you expected or has it been about what you expected?
|Total||Vote Labor||Vote Lib/Nat||Vote Greens||Vote other|
|Total better than expected||28%||20%||45%||28%||10%|
|Total worse than expected||22%||28%||13%||26%||40%|
|Much better than expected||9%||7%||17%||4%||3%|
|Somewhat better than expected||19%||13%||28%||24%||7%|
|About what expected||41%||43%||38%||44%||42%|
|Somewhat worse than expected||13%||17%||9%||16%||21%|
|Much worse than expected||9%||11%||4%||10%||19%|
28% think that the performance of Malcolm Turnbull and the Coalition has been better than expected and 22% say it has been worse than expected. 41% think they about what they expected.
Views are related to party preference – 45% of Liberal National voters think the Coalition has been better than expected, while Greens and Labor voters are more evenly divided.
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In this week's report:
- Performance of Scott Morrison
- Performance of Anthony Albanese
- Preferred Prime Minister
- Views towards re-electing the federal Coalition government
- Party trust to handle issues
- Importance of Australia’s international reputation
- Scott Morrison’s impact on Australia’s international reputation
- Views towards Australia’s international reputation