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Newspoll March 31 – April 3

Primary Vote

Election Sep 7 2013 3/6 Dec 2015 28/31 Jan 2016 18/21 Feb 2016 3/6 Mar 2016 17/20 Mar 2016 31 Mar – Apr 3 2016
Coalition 45.6% 45% 46% 43% 43% 43% 41%
Labor 33.3% 33% 34% 35% 35% 34% 36%
Greens 8.7% 12% 11% 12% 12% 12% 11%
Others 12.4% 10% 9% 10% 10% 11% 12%

6 per cent ‘uncommitted’ excluded

If a federal election for the House of Representatives was held today, which one of the following would you vote for? If ‘uncommitted’, to which one of these do you have a leaning?

Two party preferred

Election Sep 7 2013 3/6 Dec 2015 28/31 Jan 2016 18/21 Feb 2016 3/6 Mar 2016 17/20 Mar 2016 31 Mar – Apr 3 2016
Coalition 53.5% 53% 53% 50% 50% 51% 49%
Labor 46.5% 47% 47% 50% 50% 49% 51%

Based on preference flow at September 2013 federal election

Turnbull’s Performance

3/6 Dec 2015 28/31 Jan 2016 18/21 Feb 2016 3/6 Mar 2016 17/20 Mar 2016 Mar 31 – Apr 3 2016
Satisfied 52% 53% 48% 44% 39% 38%
Dissatisfied 30% 31% 38% 41% 44% 48%
Uncommitted 18% 16% 14% 15% 17% 14%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Malcolm Turnbull is doing his job as Prime Minister?

Shorten’s Performance

3/6 Dec 2015 28/31 Jan 2016 18/21 Feb 2016 3/6 Mar 2016 17/20 Mar 2016 Mar 31 – Apr 3 2016
Satisfied 23% 25% 28% 30% 28% 32%
Dissatisfied 61% 60% 57% 55% 52% 53%
Uncommitted 16% 15% 15% 15% 20% 15%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Bill Shorten is doing his job as Leader of the Opposition?

Better Prime Minister

3/6 Dec 2015 28/31 Jan 2016 18/21 Feb 2016 3/6 Mar 2016 17/20 Mar 2016 Mar 31 – Apr 3 2016
Turnbull 60% 59% 55% 55% 52% 48%
Shorten 14% 20% 21% 21% 21% 27%
Uncommitted 26% 21% 24% 24% 27% 25%

Who do you think would make the better Prime Minister?

These surveys were conducted in all states of Australia and in both city and country areas. The data has been weighted to reflect the population distribution. The latest survey is based on 1,743 interviews among voters. The maximum sampling error is plus or minus 2.3 percentage points. Copyright at all times remains with Newspoll.

Newspoll March 17-20

Primary Vote

Election Sep 7 2013 19/22 Nov 2015 3/6 Dec 2015 28/31 Jan 2016 18/21 Feb 2016 3/6 Mar 2016 17/20 Mar 2016
Coalition 45.6% 46% 45% 46% 43% 43% 43%
Labor 33.3% 33% 33% 34% 35% 35% 34%
Greens 8.7% 11% 12% 11% 12% 12% 12%
Others 12.4% 10% 10% 9% 10% 10% 11%

5 per cent ‘uncommitted’ excluded

If a federal election for the House of Representatives was held today, which one of the following would you vote for? If ‘uncommitted’, to which one of these do you have a leaning?

Two party preferred

Election Sep 7 2013 19/22 Nov 2015 3/6 Dec 2015 28/31 Jan 2016 18/21 Feb 2016 3/6 Mar 2016 17/20 Mar 2016
Coalition 53.5% 53% 53% 53% 50% 50% 51%
Labor 46.5% 47% 47% 47% 50% 50% 49%

Based on preference flow at September 2013 federal election

Turnbull’s Performance

19/22 Nov 2015 3/6 Dec 2015 28/31 Jan 2016 18/21 Feb 2016 3/6 Mar 2016 17/20 Mar 2016
Satisfied 60% 52% 53% 48% 44% 39%
Dissatisfied 22% 30% 31% 38% 41% 44%
Uncommitted 18% 18% 16% 14% 15% 17%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Malcolm Turnbull is doing his job as Prime Minister?

Shorten’s Performance

19/22 Nov 2015 3/6 Dec 2015 28/31 Jan 2016 18/21 Feb 2016 3/6 Mar 2016 17/20 Mar 2016
Satisfied 26% 23% 25% 28% 30% 28%
Dissatisfied 57% 61% 60% 57% 55% 52%
Uncommitted 17% 16% 15% 15% 15% 20%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Bill Shorten is doing his job as Leader of the Opposition?

Better Prime Minister

19/22 Nov 2015 3/6 Dec 2015 28/31 Jan 2016 18/21 Feb 2016 3/6 Mar 2016 17/20 Mar 2016
Turnbull 64% 60% 59% 55% 55% 52%
Shorten 15% 14% 20% 21% 21% 21%
Uncommitted 21% 26% 21% 24% 24% 27%

Who do you think would make the better Prime Minister?

These surveys were conducted in all states of Australia and in both city and country areas. The data has been weighted to reflect the population distribution. The latest survey is based on 2,049 interviews among voters. The maximum sampling error is plus or minus 2.2 percentage points. Copyright at all times remains with Newspoll.

10/11 February 2016

DISSATISFACTION WITH LEADERS ON THE RISE

Queensland voters are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with the performance of both Annastacia Palaszczuk and Lawrence Springborg.

Satisfaction with the performance of Annastacia Palaszczuk as Premier has dropped nine points to 51%. Her lowest rating since becoming Premier in January last year.

Satisfaction with the performance of Lawrence Springborg has also fallen and there are now more voters dissatisfied with his performance than are satisfied.

Primary Vote

Election Jan 2015 19/20 Aug 2015 17/18 Nov 2015 10/11 Feb 2016
LNP 41.3% 39% 42% 43%
Labor 37.5% 40% 37% 37%
The Greens 8.4% 10% 9% 9%
Katter Australian Party 1.9% 4% 4% 4%
Another party or an independent candidate 10.9% 7% 8% 7%

7% uncommitted or refused excluded

Thinking about state politics. If a state election for Queensland was held today, which one of the following would you vote for?

Two party preferred

Election Jan 2015 19/20 Aug 2015 17/18 Nov 2015 10/11 Feb 2016
LNP 48.9% 48% 51% 52%
Labor 51.1% 52% 49% 48%

*Antony Green estimate

Satisfaction with Annastacia Palaszczuk

Supporters

19/20 Aug
2015

17/18 Nov
2015
Total
10/11 Feb
2016
Labor LNP
Satisfied 57% 60% 51% 85% 28%
Dissatisfied 28% 24% 32% 6% 59%
Uncommitted 15% 16% 17% 9% 13%

Thinking now about the leaders of the parties. Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Annastacia Palaszczuk is doing her job as Premier?

Satisfaction with Lawrence Springborg

Supporters

19/20 Aug
2015

17/18 Nov
2015
Total
10/11 Feb
2016
Labor LNP
Satisfied 39% 42% 37% 25% 55%
Dissatisfied 37% 34% 40% 53% 29%
Uncommitted 24% 24% 23% 22% 16%

And are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Lawrence Springborg is doing his job as Leader of the Opposition?

These surveys were conducted by Galaxy Research. The most recent survey was administered on the evenings of 10 and 11 February 2016. The results are based on the opinions of 869 voters. The data has been weighted and projected to reflect the Queensland population.

SA Poll 3/5 February 2016

SA VOTERS TURNING TO XENOPHON

The Nick Xenophon Team is emerging as a genuine third force in South Australian politics. With primary support at 24% the fledgling party is just behind Labor on 28%.

If this level of support can be translated to votes at the ballot box then the Nick Xenophon Team will play an important role in the outcome at the next election.

Primary vote

Election Mar 2014 3/5 Feb 2016
Labor Party 35.8% 28%
Liberal Party 44.8% 33%
The Nick Xenophon Team - 24%
The Greens 8.7% 7%
Family First 6.2% 5%
Another party or candidate 4.5% 3%

6% uncommitted or refused excluded

Thinking about state politics. If a state election for South Australia was held today, which one of the following would you vote for?

This survey was conducted by Galaxy Research between 3-5 February 2016. The results are based on the opinions of 860 voters. The data has been weighted and projected to reflect the South Australian population.

Fairfax Poll – 21 Jan 2016

PALMER TO BE DUMPED BY VOTERS IN FAIRFAX

Clive Palmer has failed to live up to the expectations of the voters in Fairfax and is likely to be dumped at the next federal election. With only 7% of voters in the seat satisfied with his performance as their local Member of Parliament, support for the party has slumped.

Primary vote

Election Sep 2013 21 Jan 2016
LNP 41.3% 50%
Labor 18.2% 27%
Palmer United Party 26.5% 2%
The Greens 8.3% 11%
Katter Australian Party 1.9% 1%
Other candidates 3.8% 9%

1% uncommitted or refused excluded

If a federal election for the house of representatives was held today, which one of the following would you vote for?

Satisfaction with Clive Palmer

Total
Satisfied 7%
Dissatisfied 83%
Uncommitted 10%

Thinking now about the performance of Clive Palmer. Overall, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the performance of Clive Palmer as your Member of Parliament?

This survey was conducted by Galaxy Research on the evening of 21 January 2016. The results are based on the opinions of 506 voters. The data has been weighted and projected to reflect the population of the Fairfax electorate.

Newspoll November 19-22

Primary Vote

Election Sep 7 2013 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015 22/25 Oct 2015 5/8 Nov 2015 19/22 Nov 2015
Coalition 45.6% 39% 44% 43% 45% 46% 46%
Labor 33.3% 39% 35% 35% 35% 34% 33%
Greens 8.7% 12% 11% 12% 11% 10% 11%
Others 12.4% 10% 10% 10% 9% 10% 10%

5 per cent ‘uncommitted’ excluded

If a federal election for the House of Representatives was held today, which one of the following would you vote for? If ‘uncommitted’, to which one of these do you have a leaning?

Two party preferred

Election Sep 7 2013 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015 22/25 Oct 2015 5/8 Nov 2015 19/22 Nov 2015
Coalition 53.5% 46% 51% 50% 52% 53% 53%
Labor 46.5% 54% 49% 50% 48% 47% 47%

Based on preference flow at September 2013 federal election

Abbott/ Turnbull’s Performance

3/6 Sep 2015 17/20* Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015 22/25 Oct 2015 5/8 Nov 2015 19/22 Nov 2015
Satisfied 30% 42% 50% 58% 56% 60%
Dissatisfied 63% 24% 25% 23% 24% 22%
Uncommitted 7% 34% 25% 19% 20% 18%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Malcolm Turnbull is doing his job as Prime Minister?

* Prior to 17-20 September question referred to Tony Abbott

Shorten’s Performance

3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015 22/25 Oct 2015 5/8 Nov 2015 19/22 Nov 2015
Satisfied 30% 29% 28% 26% 27% 26%
Dissatisfied 58% 54% 53% 58% 57% 57%
Uncommitted 12% 17% 19% 16% 16% 17%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Bill Shorten is doing his job as Leader of the Opposition?

Better Prime Minister

3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015* 8/11 Oct 2015* 22/25 Oct 2015* 5/8 Nov 2015* 19/22 Nov 2015*
Abbott/ Turnbull 37% 55% 57% 63% 61% 64%
Shorten 41% 21% 19% 17% 18% 15%
Uncommitted 22% 24% 24% 20% 21% 21%

Who do you think would make the better Prime Minister?

* Prior to 17-20 September question referred to Tony Abbott

These surveys were conducted in all states of Australia and in both city and country areas. The data has been weighted to reflect the population distribution. The latest survey is based on 1,573 interviews among voters. The maximum sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points. Copyright at all times remains with Newspoll.

Newspoll November 5-8

Primary Vote

Election Sep 7 2013 20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015 22/25 Oct 2015 5/8 Nov 2015
Coalition 45.6% 38% 39% 44% 43% 45% 46%
Labor 33.3% 39% 39% 35% 35% 35% 34%
Greens 8.7% 13% 12% 11% 12% 11% 10%
Others 12.4% 10% 10% 10% 10% 9% 10%

6 per cent ‘uncommitted’ excluded

If a federal election for the House of Representatives was held today, which one of the following would you vote for? If ‘uncommitted’, to which one of these do you have a leaning?

Two party preferred

Election Sep 7 2013 20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015 22/25 Oct 2015 5/8 Nov 2015
Coalition 53.5% 46% 46% 51% 50% 52% 53%
Labor 46.5% 54% 54% 49% 50% 48% 47%

Based on preference flow at September 2013 federal election

Abbott/ Turnbull’s Performance

20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20* Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015 22/25 Oct 2015 5/8 Nov 2015
Satisfied 30% 30% 42% 50% 58% 56%
Dissatisfied 63% 63% 24% 25% 23% 24%
Uncommitted 7% 7% 34% 25% 19% 20%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Malcolm Turnbull is doing his job as Prime Minister?

* Prior to 17-20 September question referred to Tony Abbott

Shorten’s Performance

20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015 22/25 Oct 2015 5/8 Nov 2015
Satisfied 34% 30% 29% 28% 26% 27%
Dissatisfied 52% 58% 54% 53% 58% 57%
Uncommitted 14% 12% 17% 19% 16% 16%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Bill Shorten is doing his job as Leader of the Opposition?

Better Prime Minister

20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015* 8/11 Oct 2015* 22/25 Oct 2015* 5/8 Nov 2015*
Abbott/ Turnbull 35% 37% 55% 57% 63% 61%
Shorten 40% 41% 21% 19% 17% 18%
Uncommitted 25% 22% 24% 24% 20% 21%

Who do you think would make the better Prime Minister?

* Prior to 17-20 September question referred to Tony Abbott

These surveys were conducted in all states of Australia and in both city and country areas. The data has been weighted to reflect the population distribution. The latest survey is based on 1,587 interviews among voters. The maximum sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points. Copyright at all times remains with Newspoll.

17/18 November 2015

LABOR TRAIL THE LNP IN QUEENSLAND

While Annastacia Palaszczuk is widely regarded as a better choice of Premier over Opposition Leader, Lawrence Springborg, support for the Labor Party has slipped in the latest Galaxy Poll and the Government now trails the LNP for the first time since their shock election win in January.

Primary Vote

Election Jan 2015 19/20 May 2015 19/20 Aug 2015 17/18 Nov 2015
LNP 41.3% 39% 39% 42%
Labor 37.5% 40% 40% 37%
The Greens 8.4% 9% 10% 9%
Katter Australian Party 1.9% 3% 4% 4%
Another party or an independent candidate 10.9% 9% 7% 8%

8% uncommitted or refused excluded

Thinking about state politics. If a state election for Queensland was held today, which one of the following would you vote for?

Two party preferred

Election Jan 2015 19/20 May 2015 19/20 Aug 2015 17/18 Nov 2015
LNP 48.9% 48% 48% 51%
Labor 51.1% 52% 52% 49%

*Antony Green estimate

Better Premier

Supporters

19/20 May
2015

19/20 Aug
2015
Total
17/18 Nov
2015
Labor LNP
Annastacia Palaszczuk 55% 52% 54% 87% 25%
Lawrence Springborg 30% 32% 26% 4% 57%
Uncommitted 15% 16% 20% 9% 18%

Who do you think would make the better Premier?

These surveys were conducted by Galaxy Research. The most recent survey was administered on the evenings of 17 and 18 November 2015. The results are based on the opinions of 800 voters. The data has been weighted and projected to reflect the Queensland population.

Newspoll Oct 22-25

Primary Vote

Election Sep 7 2013 6/9 Aug 2015 20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015 22/25 Oct 2015
Coalition 45.6% 39% 38% 39% 44% 43% 45%
Labor 33.3% 39% 39% 39% 35% 35% 35%
Greens 8.7% 13% 13% 12% 11% 12% 11%
Others 12.4% 9% 10% 10% 10% 10% 9%

6 per cent ‘uncommitted’ excluded

If a federal election for the House of Representatives was held today, which one of the following would you vote for? If ‘uncommitted’, to which one of these do you have a leaning?

Two party preferred

Election Sep 7 2013 6/9 Aug 2015 20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015 22/25 Oct 2015
Coalition 53.5% 46% 46% 46% 51% 50% 52%
Labor 46.5% 54% 54% 54% 49% 50% 48%

Based on preference flow at September 2013 federal election

Abbott/ Turnbull’s Performance

6/9 Aug 2015 20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20* Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015 22/25 Oct 2015
Satisfied 33% 30% 30% 42% 50% 58%
Dissatisfied 61% 63% 63% 24% 25% 23%
Uncommitted 6% 7% 7% 34% 25% 19%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Malcolm Turnbull is doing his job as Prime Minister?

* Prior to 17-20 September question referred to Tony Abbott

Shorten’s Performance

6/9 Aug 2015 20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015 22/25 Oct 2015
Satisfied 29% 34% 30% 29% 28% 26%
Dissatisfied 57% 52% 58% 54% 53% 58%
Uncommitted 14% 14% 12% 17% 19% 16%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Bill Shorten is doing his job as Leader of the Opposition?

Better Prime Minister

6/9 Aug 2015 20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015* 8/11 Oct 2015* 22/25 Oct 2015*
Abbott/ Turnbull 38% 35% 37% 55% 57% 63%
Shorten 38% 40% 41% 21% 19% 17%
Uncommitted 24% 25% 22% 24% 24% 20%

Who do you think would make the better Prime Minister?

* Prior to 17-20 September question referred to Tony Abbott

These surveys were conducted in all states of Australia and in both city and country areas. The data has been weighted to reflect the population distribution. The latest survey is based on 1,606 interviews among voters. The maximum sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points. Copyright at all times remains with Newspoll.

Newspoll 8-11 Oct

Primary Vote

Election Sep 7 2013 16/19 Jul 2015 6/9 Aug 2015 20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015
Coalition 45.6% 40% 39% 38% 39% 44% 43%
Labor 33.3% 39% 39% 39% 39% 35% 35%
Greens 8.7% 12% 13% 13% 12% 11% 12%
Others 12.4% 9% 9% 10% 10% 10% 10%

6 per cent ‘uncommitted’ excluded

If a federal election for the House of Representatives was held today, which one of the following would you vote for? If ‘uncommitted’, to which one of these do you have a leaning?

Two party preferred

Election Sep 7 2013 16/19 Jul 2015 6/9 Aug 2015 20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015
Coalition 53.5% 47% 46% 46% 46% 51% 50%
Labor 46.5% 53% 54% 54% 54% 49% 50%

Based on preference flow at September 2013 federal election

Abbott/ Turnbull’s Performance

16/19 Jul 2015 6/9 Aug 2015 20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20* Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015
Satisfied 33% 33% 30% 30% 42% 50%
Dissatisfied 60% 61% 63% 63% 24% 25%
Uncommitted 7% 6% 7% 7% 34% 25%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Malcolm Turnbull is doing his job as Prime Minister?

* Prior to 17-20 September question referred to Tony Abbott

Shorten’s Performance

16/19 Jul 2015 6/9 Aug 2015 20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015 8/11 Oct 2015
Satisfied 27% 29% 34% 30% 29% 28%
Dissatisfied 59% 57% 52% 58% 54% 53%
Uncommitted 14% 14% 14% 12% 17% 19%

Are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way Bill Shorten is doing his job as Leader of the Opposition?

Better Prime Minister

16/19 Jul 2015 6/9 Aug 2015 20/23 Aug 2015 3/6 Sep 2015 17/20 Sep 2015* 8/11 Oct 2015*
Abbott/ Turnbull 39% 38% 35% 37% 55% 57%
Shorten 36% 38% 40% 41% 21% 19%
Uncommitted 25% 24% 25% 22% 24% 24%

Who do you think would make the better Prime Minister?

* Prior to 17-20 September question referred to Tony Abbott

These surveys were conducted in all states of Australia and in both city and country areas. The data has been weighted to reflect the population distribution. The latest survey is based on 1,631 interviews among voters. The maximum sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points. Copyright at all times remains with Newspoll.


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