Essential Report

Tony Abbott

Sep 29, 2015

Q. Do you think Tony Abbott should –

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Stay in Parliament on the back bench

25%

22%

34%

17%

16%

Stay in Parliament and be given a Ministry

16%

8%

26%

6%

24%

Resign from Parliament

41%

55%

27%

65%

43%

Don’t know

17%

15%

13%

12%

17%

41% think Tony Abbott should resign from Parliament and 41% think he should stay in Parliament – either as a backbencher (25%) or a Minister (16%).

A majority of Labor (55%) and Greens (65%) voters think he should resign compared to 27% of Liberal/National voters. 34% of Liberal/National voters think he should stay on the backbench and 26% think he should be given a Ministry.

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