Performance of Scott Morrison compared to expectations

Dec 10, 2019

Q. Since the federal election in May 2019, how has the performance of Scott Morrison compared to your expectations?

  Performance of Scott Morrison Federal Voting Intention
Total NET: Approve NET: Disapprove Don’t know Labor Coalition Greens NET: Other
Has exceeded my expectations 11% 22% 1% 6% 4% 22% 6% 8%
Has met my expectations 41% 66% 12% 53% 27% 60% 34% 25%
Has fallen short of my expectations 47% 12% 86% 41% 69% 18% 60% 67%
Base (n) 1,035 441 461 133 339 356 106 116
  • 66% of participants who approve of the PM’s performance say he has met their expectations, compared to just 12% of those who disapprove of his performance.
  • Again, Coalition voters are most likely to say Scott Morrison has met their expectations (60%) than other voters (28%).

Performance of Anthony Albanese compared to expectations

Dec 10, 2019

Q. Since the federal election in May 2019, how has the performance of Anthony Albanese compared to your expectations?

  Performance of Anthony Albanese Federal Voting Intention
Total NET: Approve NET: Disapprove Don’t know Labor Coalition Greens NET: Other
Has exceeded my expectations 8% 16% 3% 2% 11% 6% 10% 6%
Has met my expectations 48% 67% 21% 50% 55% 47% 46% 30%
Has fallen short of my expectations 44% 18% 77% 48% 34% 47% 44% 64%
Base (n) 1,035 441 461 133 339 356 106 116
  • Less than half of participants say that Anthony Albanese has met their expectations since the election, with 77% of those who disapprove of his performance saying he fell short of their expectations.
  • Labor voters are most likely to say that he has met their expectations (55%) whereas 64% of other party or independent voters say he has fallen short of their expectations.

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