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26 June 2015

7 News - National Poll - 25 June 2015

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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 2,907 residents across Australia during the evening of 25th June 2015.

 

7 News

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?

 

 

23rd Oct

20th Nov

27th Jan

5th Feb

29th March

23rd April

13th May

25th June

 

2013 Election

Liberal

36.1%

36.1%

35.5%

34.4%

35.4%

35.7%

37.1%

37.7%

 

41.3%

The Nationals

4.0%

4.1%

4.2%

4.0%

4.2%

4.1%

4.0%

4.2%

 

4.3%

Labor

37.5%

38.7%

40.2%

41.4%

40.5%

39.3%

38.3%

37.0%

 

33.4%

The Greens

11.5%

11.1%

11.3%

11.2%

11.5%

11.9%

12.1%

13.1%

 

8.6%

Palmer

5.1%

3.1%

2.9%

2.7%

2.2%

2.2%

2.2%

1.3%

 

5.5%

Other

5.8%

6.8%

5.9%

6.2%

6.3%

6.8%

6.4%

6.7%

 

6.9%

 

Two party preferred result based on 2013 election distribution

 

 

23rd Oct

20th Nov

27th Jan

5th Feb

29th March

23rd April

13th May

25th June 

Lib/Nat

48%

47%

46%

45%

46%

46%

47%

48% 

Labor

52%

53%

54%

55%

54%

54%

53%

52% 

 

 

Question 2:

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

 

25th June 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Tony Abbott

43.7% 

92.0%

4.4%

6.0%

41.8%

45.8%

32.2%

44.7%

47.1% 

56.9% 

Bill Shorten

56.3% 

8.0% 

95.6% 

94.0%

58.2%

54.2%

67.8%

55.3% 

52.9% 

43.1% 

 

 

Question 3:

Please rate the performance of Tony Abbott as Prime Minister?

 

 

27th Jan

5th Feb

29th Mar

23rd Apr

13th May

25th June

 

 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Very good

9.8%

10.7%

11.9%

11.1%

13.7%

13.8%

27.5%

 

32.5%

0.4%

0.2%

Good

11.8%

10.4%

12.7%

13.8%

14.4%

13.7%

 

29.5% 

2.4% 

0.8%

Satisfactory

16.7%

16.2%

16.9%

23.0%

21.8%

20.0%

20.0%

 

28.0% 

15.1% 

10.2%

Poor

21.1%

16.5%

17.6%

21.5%

18.7%

17.3%

52.5%

 

7.7% 

24.7% 

18.7%

Very poor

40.5%

46.2%

40.9%

30.6%

31.3%

35.2%

 

2.2% 

57.4% 

70.1%

 

Question 4:

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

 

 

 

27th Jan

5th Feb

29th Mar

23rd Apr

13th May

25th June

 

 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Very good

9.3%

9.0%

8.4%

8.5%

9.0%

8.1%

20.0%

 

1.0%

19.0%

2.1%

Good

17.8%

16.1%

15.8%

16.5%

14.4%

11.9%

 

5.2% 

19.6% 

16.0%

Satisfactory

34.6%

35.6%

35.7%

34.0%

37.4%

33.8%

33.8%

 

21.2% 

45.5% 

38.6%

Poor

20.3%

20.0%

19.9%

23.1%

21.9%

22.9%

46.2%

 

30.3% 

12.2% 

32.0%

Very poor

18.0%

19.3%

20.2%

18.0%

17.3%

23.3%

 

42.3% 

3.7% 

11.3%

 

Question 5:

How would you rate your confidence in the Australian political system?

 

Total

 

 

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Very high

6.4%

26.4% 

 

4.0%

9.0%

6.8%

7.5%

4.5%

6.7%

High

20.0%

 

20.3%

19.7%

19.9%

18.2%

20.1%

23.0%

Average

41.4%

41.4% 

 

44.0%

38.7%

40.9%

39.9%

41.8%

44.4%

Low

17.0%

32.2% 

 

17.5%

16.5%

12.4%

18.3%

20.7%

17.5%

Very low

15.2%

 

14.3%

16.1%

20.0%

16.0%

13.0%

8.3%

 

 

Total 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Very high

6.4% 

9.3%

5.4%

1.6%

2.6%

High

20.0%

31.0%

13.4%

11.3%

7.7%

Average

41.4%

43.3%

46.6%

33.8%

22.1%

Low

17.0%

11.0%

17.3%

31.2%

24.1%

Very low

15.2%

5.4%

17.3%

22.3%

43.6%

 

Question 6:

If you were forced to choose, which of the following two parties do you trust most to handle the issue of national security?

 

Total 

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Lib/Nat Coalition

52.6% 

48.7%

56.8%

47.5%

52.8%

52.5%

61.3%

Labor

47.4%

51.3%

43.2%

52.5%

47.2%

47.5%

38.7%

 

 

Total 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Lib / Nat Coalition

52.6% 

96.6%

17.5%

17.1%

45.6%

Labor

47.4%

3.4%

82.5%

82.9%

54.4%

 

Question 7:

Do you support or oppose the proposal to remove the citizenship of dual nationals suspected of joining terrorist groups overseas and those convicted of a terrorist offence here in Australia?

 

Total 

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Support

66.1% 

64.3%

67.9%

53.4%

73.8%

67.6%

72.4%

Oppose

17.2%

16.3%

18.0%

22.2%

16.4%

15.7%

12.1%

Undecided

16.8%

19.4%

14.1%

24.4%

9.9%

16.7%

15.5%

 

 

Total 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Support

66.1% 

86.6%

57.4%

28.3%

57.9%

Oppose

17.2%

3.0%

19.7%

48.7%

29.7%

Undecided

16.8%

10.4%

22.9%

23.0%

12.3%

 

Question 8:

Are you aware of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement?

 

Total 

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Very aware

14.0% 

9.0%

19.3%

16.1%

14.5%

13.5%

10.3%

Somewhat aware

42.6%

42.2%

43.1%

32.3%

45.8%

49.3%

45.8%

Unaware

43.4%

48.9%

37.7%

51.6%

39.7%

37.2%

43.8%

 

 

Total 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Very aware

14.0%

12.2%

12.4%

20.5%

20.0%

Somewhat aware

42.6%

45.4%

41.5%

43.0%

33.8%

Unaware

43.4%

42.4%

46.1%

36.5%

46.2%

 

Question 9:

The next federal election is not due until late next year. When would you like to see the election held?

 

Total 

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Before the end of 2015

33.3% 

34.5%

32.1%

43.5%

36.5%

24.6%

22.8%

Early in 2016

24.2%

27.4%

20.9%

23.5%

22.4%

25.4%

26.7%

Mid to late 2016

42.5%

38.1%

47.0%

33.0%

41.1%

50.0%

50.5%

 

 

Total 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Before the end of 2015

33.3% 

16.0%

42.7%

57.5%

38.7%

Early in 2016

24.2%

20.0%

30.0%

23.9%

22.2%

Mid to late 2016

42.5%

64.0%

27.3%

18.6%

39.2%

 

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 2,907 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.