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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 3,390 residents across Australia during the evening of 27th March 2014.

 

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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?

 

Primary Vote %ALPLibNatGreenKAPPUPOther12-Apr3-May27-Jun18-Jul4-Aug10-Aug26-Aug3-Sep4-Sep5-SepElection10-Oct21-Nov15-Dec23-Jan27-Feb27-Mar015304560
Other

 

5th Sep 

10th Oct 

21st Nov 

15th Dec 

23rd Jan 

27thFeb 

27thMar 

Liberal

40.4% 

41.1% 

40.5% 

35.7% 

35.3%

36.2%

36.4% 

The Nationals

3.1% 

4.3% 

3.3% 

5.7% 

4.5%

4.1%

4.3% 

Labor

33.7% 

35.3% 

34.2% 

40.4% 

40.6%

39.2%

39.2% 

The Greens

10.2% 

8.6% 

9.8% 

8.7% 

9.1%

10.5%

9.4% 

Palmer United Party

7.0% 

5.7% 

6.6% 

5.1% 

4.6%

4.4%

4.4% 

Other

5.7%

4.9%

5.7%

4.4%

5.9%

5.6%

6.2%

 

Two party preferred result based on 2013 election distribution

2PP Vote %ALPL/NP12-Apr3-May27-Jun18-Jul4-Aug10-Aug26-Aug3-Sep4-Sep5-SepElection10-Oct21-Nov15-Dec23-Jan27-Feb27-Mar4045505560
L/NP

 

5th Sep

10th Oct

21st Nov

15th Dec

23rd Jan

27thFeb

27thMar

L/NP

53%

52%

51%

48%

47%

47%

48%

Labor

47%

48%

49%

52%

53%

53%

52%

 

Question 2:

Please rate the performance of Tony Abbott as Prime Minister?

 

15thDec

23rd Jan

27th Feb

27th Mar 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Female

Male

Very good

17.4%

19.2%

19.1%

20.4%

47.8%

1.3%

0.0%

20.5%

20.4%

Good

14.3%

12.6%

12.1%

13.0%

25.0%

3.9%

2.8%

14.0%

11.9%

Satisfactory

16.2%

19.2%

19.1%

17.0%

21.3%

14.3%

8.5%

18.2%

15.8%

Poor

19.8%

16.7%

18.1%

16.1%

3.2%

27.8%

17.7%

16.3%

15.9%

Very poor

32.3%

32.3%

31.6%

33.5%

2.7%

52.6%

71.0%

31.0%

36.0%

Question 3:

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

 

15thDec

23rd Jan

27th Feb

27th Mar 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Female

Male

Very good

10.5%

8.5%

6.5%

10.0%

2.4%

18.8%

13.6%

6.5%

13.6%

Good

17.8%

18.6%

12.5%

14.2%

5.7%

22.2%

20.3%

12.7%

15.7%

Satisfactory

37.8%

36.8%

41.3%

36.5%

30.8%

44.4%

40.0%

44.9%

27.9%

Poor

17.2%

20.2%

21.5%

20.5%

26.6%

11.1%

21.3%

20.4%

20.6%

Very poor

16.7%

15.9%

18.2%

18.8%

34.5%

3.5%

4.9%

15.5%

22.2%

 

Question 4:

Please rate the performance of the Abbott led Coalition government during their first six months in office?

 

27th Mar 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Female

Male

Very good

17.0%

38.4%

2.6%

0.0%

27.7%

30.3%

23.0%

19.0%

16.4%

17.5%

Good

13.9%

30.9%

1.2%

2.0%

26.2%

27.8%

23.3%

22.7%

15.1%

12.7%

Satisfactory

19.9%

24.8%

14.6%

14.0%

26.2%

31.9%

23.3%

18.5%

22.2%

17.6%

Poor

18.7%

3.7%

33.0%

19.2%

28.9%

29.1%

25.4%

16.5%

17.5%

19.8%

Very poor

30.6%

2.1%

48.6%

64.8%

36.7%

28.1%

22.7%

12.5%

28.8%

32.4%

Question 5:

Looking forward, do you think that you and your family will be financially better or worse off this time next year?

 

23rd Jan

27th Mar 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Female

Male

Better off

23.5%

18.9%

39.3%

2.7%

7.6%

31.0%

34.3%

19.3%

15.4%

17.4%

20.5%

Worse off

39.4%

42.6%

15.9%

64.3%

42.9%

33.1%

30.6%

23.3%

13.1%

41.7%

43.6%

About the same

37.1%

38.4%

44.8%

32.9%

49.5%

26.5%

25.7%

25.7%

22.1%

40.9%

35.9%

Question 6:

Do you support the reintroduction of knight and dame honors?

 

27th Mar 

L/NP

Labor

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Female

Male

Support

25.9%

46.4%

11.8%

32.9%

29.1%

20.8%

17.1%

25.8%

26.0%

Oppose

44.9%

19.3%

64.3%

26.1%

28.5%

27.8%

17.5%

38.2%

51.8%

Undecided

29.2%

34.3%

23.9%

33.9%

31.0%

19.1%

16.1%

36.1%

22.2%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 3,390 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.