Performance of State Premiers

Nov 17, 2020

Q. Do you approve or disapprove of the job <NAME> is doing as State Premier?

[Only asked in NSW, VIC, QLD, SA and WA]

TOTAL: Approve 16/11/20 02/11/20 19/10/20
Gladys Berejiklian

NSW

75% 68% 67%
Daniel Andrews

VIC

65% 61% 54%
Annastacia Palaszczuk

QLD

65% 65% 62%
Steven Marshall

SA

60% 71% 51%
Mark McGowan

WA

87% 78% 84% 

 

 

 

Gladys Berejiklian

NSW

Daniel Andrews

VIC

Annastacia Palaszczuk

QLD

Steven Marshall

SA

Mark McGowan

WA

Strongly approve 28% 28% 32% 24% 52%
Approve 47% 37% 33% 37% 35%
Disapprove 9% 14% 16% 14% 5%
Strongly disapprove 8% 14% 11% 8% 2%
Don’t know 8% 7% 8% 18% 6%
TOTAL: Approve 75% 65% 65% 60% 87%
TOTAL: Disapprove 17% 28% 27% 21% 7%
Base (n) 307 278 219 66 98

 

  • In NSW, Gladys Berejiklian improved her approval ratings over the past two weeks with to 75% (68% earlier in November).
  • After the easing of lockdown restrictions and no number of new cases over the past two weeks, Daniel Andrews has seen his approval rating increase again to 65%. His disapproval rating has dropped from 40% in October to 28% this week.
  • Following her election victory in Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk remains on 65% approval.

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