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28 August 2015

7 News - National Poll - 27 August 2015

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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 3,264 residents across Australia during the evening of 27th August 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?

 

 

27th Jan

5th Feb

29th March

23rd April

13th May

25th June

30th July

28th Aug

 

2013 Election

Liberal

35.5%

34.4%

35.4%

35.7%

37.1%

37.7%

37.0%

36.5% 

 

41.3%

The Nationals

4.2%

4.0%

4.2%

4.1%

4.0%

4.2%

3.6%

3.8% 

 

4.3%

Labor

40.2%

41.4%

40.5%

39.3%

38.3%

37.0%

38.0%

37.5% 

 

33.4%

The Greens

11.3%

11.2%

11.5%

11.9%

12.1%

13.1%

12.9%

13.4% 

 

8.6%

Palmer

2.9%

2.7%

2.2%

2.2%

2.2%

1.3%

1.4%

1.3% 

 

5.5%

Other

5.9%

6.2%

6.3%

6.8%

6.4%

6.7%

7.2%

7.6% 

 

6.9%

 

Two party preferred result based on 2013 election distribution

 

 

27th Jan

5th Feb

29th March

23rd April

13th May

25th June

30th July

28th Aug 

Lib/Nat

46%

45%

46%

46%

47%

48%

47%

47% 

Labor

54%

55%

54%

54%

53%

52%

53%

53% 

 

Question 2:

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

 

 

13th May

25th June

30th July

28th Aug 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Female

Male

Tony Abbott

42.8% 

43.7% 

44.9% 

42.1% 

90.1% 

4.1% 

5.5% 

39.4% 

44.9%

Bill Shorten

57.2%

56.3%

55.1%

57.9%

9.9%

95.9%

94.5%

60.6%

55.1%

 

Question 3:

Who of the following do you think would make the better leader of the Liberal / National Coalition?

 

27th Jan

29th Mar

23rd Apr

28th Aug

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Female

Male

Tony Abbott

18.1%

24.2%

24.7%

21.4%

45.4%

3.1%

5.0%

18.0%

25.0%

Malcolm Turnbull

44.6%

42.6%

40.6%

43.5%

24.6%

59.6%

61.6%

42.2%

44.9%

Scott Morrison

n/a

n/a

n/a

12.4%

13.8%

12.4%

7.8%

11.8%

13.0%

Julie Bishop

30.5%

28.7%

28.2%

22.8%

16.2%

25.0%

25.6%

27.9%

17.2%

 

Question 4:

Please rate the performance of Tony Abbott as Prime Minister?

 

 

29th Mar

23rd Apr

13th May

25th June

30th July

28th Aug

 

 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Very good

11.9%

11.1%

13.7%

13.8%

13.9%

14.4%

26.0%

 

32.3%

1.2%

1.4%

Good

12.7%

13.8%

14.4%

13.7%

12.9%

11.6%

 

26.0%

1.4%

1.4%

Satisfactory

16.9%

23.0%

21.8%

20.0%

20.2%

20.2%

20.2%

 

28.6%

13.3%

10.3%

Poor

17.6%

21.5%

18.7%

17.3%

17.3%

16.3%

53.8%

 

7.8%

24.8%

10.5%

Very poor

40.9%

30.6%

31.3%

35.2%

35.7%

37.5%

 

5.4%

59.3%

76.5%

 

Question 5:

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

 

 

29th Mar

23rd Apr

13th May

25th June

30th July

28th Aug

 

 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Very good

8.4%

8.5%

9.0%

8.1%

6.8%

7.1%

23.4%

 

1.8%

14.0%

5.7%

Good

15.8%

16.5%

14.4%

11.9%

12.8%

16.3%

 

4.7%

31.6%

14.4%

Satisfactory

35.7%

34.0%

37.4%

33.8%

34.6%

32.5%

32.5%

 

19.1%

42.4%

47.0%

Poor

19.9%

23.1%

21.9%

22.9%

22.9%

21.0%

44.0%

 

29.3%

8.9%

21.0%

Very poor

20.2%

18.0%

17.3%

23.3%

23.0%

23.0%

 

45.1%

3.1%

11.9%

 

Question 6:

In order to raise revenue, would you support or oppose applying the GST to fresh food, education and healthcare?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Support

16.0%

12.7%

19.6%

14.0%

14.5%

16.9%

21.0%

Oppose

66.3%

68.3%

64.1%

66.8%

71.7%

66.1%

56.4%

Undecided

17.7%

18.9%

16.3%

19.2%

13.8%

16.9%

22.6%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Support

16.0%

28.1%

8.1%

6.2%

10.9%

Oppose

66.3%

47.7%

78.4%

83.5%

70.4%

Undecided

17.7%

24.2%

13.5%

10.3%

18.6%

 

Question 7:

Would you support or oppose Australia becoming a republic?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Support

42.3%

37.7%

47.3%

37.3%

44.8%

48.2%

39.1%

Oppose

42.4%

44.2%

40.5%

44.6%

42.0%

36.9%

46.7%

Undecided

15.3%

18.1%

12.3%

18.2%

13.2%

14.9%

14.2%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Support

42.3%

23.2%

55.5%

63.2%

43.7%

Oppose

42.4%

61.6%

30.0%

19.7%

38.9%

Undecided

15.3%

15.2%

14.5%

17.2%

17.4%

 

Question 8:

Thinking about the upcoming by election in the Western Australian seat of Canning, if the Coalition loses the by election, do you think Tony Abbott should stand down as leader?

 

Total

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Yes

41.4%

41.4%

41.4%

43.7%

38.2%

44.1%

39.3%

No

41.9%

37.0%

47.0%

42.0%

42.6%

39.6%

43.3%

Undecided

11.0%

14.1%

7.8%

7.2%

12.1%

12.4%

14.1%

Didn’t know about the by election

5.7%

7.5%

3.8%

7.1%

7.1%

3.9%

3.3%

 

 

Total

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Other

Yes

41.4%

15.3%

64.2%

57.0%

43.1%

No

41.9%

72.8%

15.6%

25.9%

32.9%

Undecided

11.0%

7.5%

14.6%

9.8%

13.4%

Didn’t know about the by election

5.7%

4.4%

5.6%

7.3%

10.6%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 3,264 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.