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ReachTEL conducted a survey of 2,175 residents across Australia during the evening of 9th June 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?

 

 

21st Mar

14th April

5th May

19th May

26th May

2nd June

9th June

9th June *

 

2013 Election

Liberal

42.4% 

40.3%

37.8%

36.0%

35.2%

35.3% 

35.6% 

38.8%

 

41.3%

The Nationals

4.2%

3.2%

2.4%

2.6%

2.8%

2.9% 

3.6%

3.9%

 

4.3%

Labor

34.4%

35.8%

33.1%

34.2%

33.3%

32.9%

31.6%

33.2%

 

33.4%

The Greens

10.5%

9.8%

8.6%

9.8%

8.8%

9.5%

8.7%

9.9%

 

8.6%

Nick Xenophon Team

n/a

3.8%

3.8%

2.2%

3.5%

4.3%

4.1%

4.5%

 

5.5%

Other

8.1%

7.1%

5.8%

6.7%

6.8%

6.6%

8.3%

9.8%

 

6.9%

Undecided

n/a

n/a

8.5%

8.6%

9.6%

8.5%

8.2%

 

 

 

 

* Undecided voters were asked a follow-up question on who they would have even a slight leaning towards.

 

Two party preferred

 

 

21st Mar

14th April

5th May

19th May

26th May

2nd June

9th June

Liberal / National

52%

50%

50%

50%

48%

50%

50%

Labor

48%

50%

50%

50%

52%

50%

50%

* Preferences for the most recent polls (5th, 19th, 26th May, 2nd and 9th of June) are based on respondent allocated preferences. All other polls used 2013 election preference distribution.

 

 Question 2:

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

 

 

19th May

26th May

2nd June

9th June

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Und

 

Female

Male

Malcolm Turnbull

55.6%

54.9%

55.6%

55.4%

95.2%

16.0%

22.9%

64.2%

 

52.0%

59.1%

Bill Shorten

44.4%

45.1%

44.4%

44.6%

4.8%

84.0%

77.1%

35.8%

 

48.0%

40.9%

 

 

28th Aug

Tony Abbott

42.1%

Bill Shorten

57.9%

 

Question 3:

Please rate the performance of Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister?

 

 

21st Mar

14th April

5th May

19th May

26th May

2nd June

9th June

 

 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Very good

10.3%

9.7%

9.7%

7.9%

11.3%

9.7%

11.4%

28.3%

 

26.7%

0.9%

1.6%

Good

19.3%

15.8%

18.4%

20.7%

18.1%

16.6%

16.9%

 

31.3%

8.7%

9.0%

Satisfactory

36.4%

37.8%

37.5%

36.2%

33.8%

33.0%

34.2%

34.2%

 

32.9%

35.1%

28.2%

Poor

19.7%

20.9%

20.4%

20.1%

21.2%

22.9%

21.4%

37.4%

 

7.5%

30.9%

41.0%

Very poor

14.4%

15.7%

14.1%

15.0%

15.6%

17.9%

16.0%

 

1.5%

24.3%

20.2%

 

22nd Oct

22nd Oct

22nd Oct

22nd Oct

22nd Oct

 

22nd Oct

 

 

 

 

 

Question 4:

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

 

 

21st Mar

14th April

5th May

19th May

26th May

2nd June

9th June

 

 

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Very good

6.3%

7.7%

8.9%

8.7%

9.9%

9.3%

9.3%

27.5%

 

3.3%

19.1%

8.5%

Good

13.8%

15.7%

15.7%

19.2%

19.2%

19.7%

18.2%

 

8.7%

31.7%

21.8%

Satisfactory

32.6%

34.2%

31.5%

33.7%

34.0%

31.5%

33.9%

33.9%

 

28.1%

39.6%

37.8%

Poor

22.2%

21.0%

22.7%

19.3%

17.2%

20.4%

20.2%

38.6%

 

27.0%

8.6%

26.1%

Very poor

25.1%

21.4%

21.3%

19.1%

19.7%

19.2%

18.4%

 

32.9%

1.0%

5.9%

 

 

Question 5:

Which of the following two parties do you trust most to manage the issue of border protection?

 

19th May

26th May

9th June

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Coalition

55.7%

55.9%

57.8%

52.6%

63.2%

52.6%

57.7%

60.7%

63.4%

Labor

44.3%

44.1%

42.2%

47.4%

36.8%

47.4%

42.3%

39.3%

36.6%

 

 

19th May

26th May

9th June

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Und

Coalition

55.7%

55.9%

57.8%

94.7%

20.1%

20.1%

65.4%

Labor

44.3%

44.1%

42.2%

5.3%

79.9%

79.9%

34.6%

 

Question 6:

Which of the following two parties do you trust most to manage the economy?

 

19th May

26th May

9th June

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Coalition

55.4%

52.6%

54.5%

48.4%

60.8%

51.2%

54.7%

55.3%

58.7%

Labor

44.6%

47.4%

45.5%

51.6%

39.2%

48.8%

45.3%

44.7%

41.3%

 

 

19th May

26th May

9th June

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Und

Coalition

55.4%

52.6%

54.5%

95.7%

10.3%

13.3%

71.5%

Labor

44.6%

47.4%

45.5%

4.3%

89.7%

86.7%

28.5%

 

Question 7:

Which of the following two parties do you trust most to manage health services?

 

19th May

26th May

9th June

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Coalition

38.6%

37.5%

39.4%

36.4%

42.5%

32.5%

38.9%

42.9%

47.1%

Labor

61.4%

62.5%

60.6%

63.6%

57.5%

67.5%

61.1%

57.1%

52.9%

 

 

19th May

26th May

9th June

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Und

Coalition

38.6%

37.5%

39.4%

79.6%

2.5%

9.0%

30.7%

Labor

61.4%

62.5%

60.6%

20.4%

97.5%

91.0%

69.3%

 

 

Question 8:

Which of the following two parties do you trust most to manage education?

 

19th May

26th May

9th June

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Coalition

41.5%

39.6%

43.1%

39.6%

46.7%

39.8%

41.0%

45.2%

49.5%

Labor

58.5%

60.4%

56.9%

60.4%

53.3%

60.2%

59.0%

54.8%

50.5%

 

 

19th May

26th May

9th June

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Und

Coalition

41.5%

39.6%

43.1%

83.1%

8.6%

7.9%

34.6%

Labor

58.5%

60.4%

56.9%

16.9%

91.4%

92.1%

65.4%

 

Question 9:

Which of the following two policies do you support most?

 

9th June

Female

Male

18-34

35-50

51-65

65+

Tax cuts for companies

30.5%

23.4%

38.0%

30.8%

27.2%

32.0%

33.6%

Increased spending on health and education services

69.5%

76.6%

62.0%

69.2%

72.8%

68.0%

66.4%

 

 

9th June

L/NP

Labor

Greens

Und

Tax cuts for companies

30.5%

56.2%

7.7%

4.8%

30.2%

Increased spending on health and education services

69.5%

43.8%

92.3%

95.2%

69.8%

This survey was conducted using an automated telephone based survey system among 2,175 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.