Essential Report

Scott Morrison’s impact on Australia’s international reputation

Nov 9, 2021

Q. Thinking about the Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Australia’s international reputation, which of the following is closer to your view?

  Total Gender Age Group Federal Voting Intention
Male Female 18-34 35-54 55+ Labor TOTAL: Coalition Greens TOTAL: Other
As Australia’s PM, Scott Morrison has undermined Australia’s international reputation 47% 47% 46% 47% 47% 46% 67% 28% 74% 52%
As Australia’s PM, Scott Morrison has enhanced Australia’s international reputation 27% 33% 22% 27% 26% 29% 14% 50% 14% 19%
Unsure 26% 20% 32% 26% 27% 25% 19% 22% 12% 29%
Base (n) 1,089 534 555 336 374 379 354 401 106 125
  • Around half of people (47%) believe Scott Morrison has undermined Australia’s international reputation during his tenure as Prime Minister – more than those who think the country’s reputation has been enhanced (27%).
  • Coalition voters are most likely to say Morrison has enhanced the country’s reputation (50%), however less than a fifth of all other voters share this view.

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