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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 2,946 residents across Australia during the evening of 11th February 2016.

 

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Question 1:

If a Federal election were to be held today, which of the following would receive your first preference vote? If you are undecided to which do you even have a slight leaning?

 

 

25th June

30th July

28th Aug

15th Sep

22nd Oct

26th Nov

21st Jan

11th Feb

 

2013 Election

Liberal

37.7%

37.0%

36.5%

39.3%

42.3%

44.6%

44.4%

43.6%

 

41.3%

The Nationals

4.2%

3.6%

3.8%

4.0%

4.4%

4.2%

4.1%

4.5%

 

4.3%

Labor

37.0%

38.0%

37.5%

35.9%

33.0%

31.1%

31.8%

32.8%

 

33.4%

The Greens

13.1%

12.9%

13.4%

11.9%

11.3%

11.2%

10.8%

10.1%

 

8.6%

Palmer

1.3%

1.4%

1.3%

0.8%

0.9%

1.0%

0.8%

0.7%

 

5.5%

Other

6.7%

7.2%

7.6%

8.1%

8.2%

7.9%

8.3%

8.3%

 

6.9%

 

Two party preferred result based on 2013 election distribution

 

 

25th June

30th July

28th Aug

15th Sep

22nd Oct

26th Nov

21st Jan

11th Feb 

Lib/Nat

48%

47%

47%

50%

53%

55%

55%

54% 

Labor

52%

53%

53%

50%

47%

45%

45%

46% 

 

Question 2:

Who of the following do you think would make the better Prime Minister?

 

 

15th Sep

22nd Oct

26th Nov

21st Jan

11th Feb 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

 

Female

Male

Malcolm Turnbull

61.9%

68.9%

71.3%

80.8%

74.9% 

98.0%

41.1%

66.4% 

 

72.2%

77.7%

Bill Shorten

38.1%

31.1%

28.7%

19.2%

25.1% 

2.0% 

58.9% 

33.6% 

 

27.8%

22.3%

 

Question 3:

Please rate the performance of Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister?

 

 

30th July

28th Aug

15th Sep

22nd Oct

26th Nov

21st Jan

11th Feb

 

 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Very good

13.9%

14.4%

14.4%

20.5%

22.1%

24.2%

14.8%

39.2% 

 

26.6%

4.3%

2.7%

Good

12.9%

11.6%

13.4%

27.1%

26.1%

29.4%

24.4%

 

33.9%

16.1%

14.5%

Satisfactory

20.2%

20.2%

18.8%

36.3%

37.0%

33.8%

36.9%

36.9%

 

31.7%

43.5%

43.4%

Poor

17.3%

16.3%

16.9%

7.7%

8.0%

7.3%

12.9%

23.9%

 

4.8%

18.8%

24.2%

Very poor

35.7%

37.5%

36.5%

8.4%

6.8%

5.2%

11.0%

 

3.0%

17.3%

15.2%

 

*Abbott

*Abbott

*Abbott

22nd Oct

22nd Oct

22nd Oct

22nd Oct

 

 

 

 

 

Question 4:

Please rate the performance of Bill Shorten as Leader of the Opposition?

 

 

30th July

28th Aug

15th Sep

22nd Oct

26th Nov

21st Jan

11th Feb

 

 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Very good

6.8%

7.1%

7.1%

8.7%

6.4%

4.0%

6.1%

18.6%

 

1.4%

15.2%

2.3%

Good

12.8%

16.3%

11.8%

14.2%

14.2%

9.8%

12.5%

 

4.2%

24.9%

15.8%

Satisfactory

34.6%

32.5%

32.5%

30.8%

31.9%

28.8%

31.1%

31.1%

 

23.9%

40.7%

35.2%

Poor

22.9%

21.0%

25.5%

24.0%

23.5%

27.8%

23.8%

50.3%

 

29.2%

13.8%

30.2%

Very poor

23.0%

23.0%

23.2%

22.3%

24.0%

29.6%

26.5%

 

41.3%

5.4%

16.4%

 

Question 5:

Who of the following would you like to see lead the Labor Party?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Bill Shorten

22.3%

20.9%

23.9%

25.9%

23.1%

18.9%

19.4%

Tanya Plibersek

30.5%

35.9%

24.8%

31.6%

33.4%

32.1%

21.4%

Anthony Albanese

24.7%

23.6%

25.8%

23.3%

22.8%

24.4%

30.6%

Tony Burke

9.3%

8.8%

9.8%

9.5%

7.2%

10.7%

10.6%

Chris Bowen

13.2%

10.9%

15.7%

9.7%

13.4%

13.9%

18.0%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Bill Shorten

22.3%

19.5%

30.3%

13.9%

18.1%

Tanya Plibersek

30.5%

27.3%

29.8%

51.4%

26.7%

Anthony Albanese

24.7%

25.3%

26.3%

20.9%

19.8%

Tony Burke

9.3%

10.4%

6.4%

6.8%

16.0%

Chris Bowen

13.2%

17.4%

7.2%

7.1%

19.3%

 

Question 6:

Do you think Barnaby Joyce would make a good Deputy Prime Minister?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Very good

14.2%

12.3%

16.2%

9.8%

13.7%

14.3%

22.4%

Good

18.0%

17.4%

18.7%

14.6%

18.2%

18.3%

23.2%

Average

34.0%

37.2%

30.6%

37.8%

32.2%

34.1%

30.5%

Poor

14.7%

15.9%

13.4%

14.8%

16.4%

14.7%

11.8%

Very poor

19.0%

17.2%

21.0%

23.0%

19.5%

18.6%

12.2%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Very good

14.2%

22.7%

5.9%

2.7%

11.9%

Good

18.0%

25.6%

10.8%

9.1%

12.8%

Average

34.0%

34.3%

33.7%

31.9%

36.6%

Poor

14.7%

10.2%

20.4%

18.8%

13.6%

Very poor

19.0%

7.1%

29.2%

37.6%

25.1%

 

Question 7:

Would you support or oppose any move to reduce tax breaks for people who use negative gearing to invest in real estate?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Support

33.0%

29.9%

36.4%

32.9%

32.6%

36.1%

29.9%

Oppose

32.2%

29.7%

34.8%

27.7%

35.4%

33.8%

32.0%

Undecided

34.8%

40.3%

28.8%

39.4%

32.0%

30.2%

38.1%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Support

33.0%

29.1%

32.7%

55.6%

30.0%

Oppose

32.2%

36.0%

30.3%

16.2%

37.0%

Undecided

34.8%

34.9%

37.0%

28.3%

32.9%

 

Question 8:

Would you support or oppose any reductions to tax breaks on the superannuation accounts of wealth Australians?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Support

41.9%

39.6%

44.5%

40.1%

42.6%

43.8%

41.3%

Oppose

36.7%

37.9%

35.5%

36.5%

37.7%

36.8%

35.6%

Undecided

21.3%

22.5%

20.0%

23.4%

19.7%

19.5%

23.0%

 

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Support

41.9%

36.7%

45.0%

59.6%

39.5%

Oppose

36.7%

37.9%

36.5%

27.6%

42.8%

Undecided

21.3%

25.4%

18.5%

12.8%

17.7%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 2,946 voters. Telephone numbers and the person within the household were selected at random. The results have been weighted by gender and age to reflect the population according to ABS figures. Please note that due to rounding, not all tables necessarily total 100% and subtotals may also vary. Copyright ReachTEL Pty Ltd.