Malcolm Turnbull’s latest polling numbers are worse than expected

New polling numbers are out today and things are not looking good for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. The PM’s satisfaction

New polling numbers are out today and things are not looking good for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

The PM’s satisfaction rating has now dropped to 29 per cent – lower than Tony Abbott’s rating when he was ousted from the top job.

The numbers come as a huge blow to the Liberal Party who promised a stronger and more united party when they campaigned for the election this year.

Wen Mr Turnbull took over as he PM he cited Mr Abbott’s dismal approval ratings, which has led many to speculate he could now be at risk of losing the top job himself.

His support as preferred prime minister has also dropped to its lowest level at 42 per cent, with Labor Leader Bill Shorten trailing at 32 per cent.

The latest numbers are sure to put presser on the PM to perform, with Cabinet secretary and key Turnbull confidant Arthur Sinodinos telling the panel on Q and A last night he couldn’t rule out an Abbott return.

When asked if there was a chance of Mr Abbott making a grab for the role again, Senator Sinodinos implied to never say never.

“I’m always careful in these things because in life I’ve learnt in politics it’s the thing you least expect that can come back,” he said.

Are you satisfied with Malcolm Turnbull’s performance as PM so far? Who do you think would make a better PM out of Turnbull and Bill Shorten?

  1. Alan Murphy  

    Australian politics is being driven by popularity polls, I just wish they would man up and get on with the job they were elected to do, get the country out of the mess were are in, but no its the popularity contest again and how can we boost our pension scheme and may be win the next election, getting over it.

    • Gary Suter  

      The poor poles are driven by poor performance of both leaders. The poor performance of both leaders are driven by the ideological and failed program of the faceless men of the Party.

  2. Maree  

    Am not, & never will be satisfied by this twit who doesn’t know how to govern this Country!
    Unbelievable his own Party got rid of Tony Abbott, & replaced him with this ‘silvertail’ idiot!

    Don’t want Short-en, either!

  3. Roger  

    Me thinks his tenancy in the sinecure of PM will be relatively short-lived.

  4. Stephen  

    His pre-politics banking fortune is invested in Tobacco companies and empty housing to push the value up in a time of mass homelessness, when he came on the scene he stood for the environment and republicanism and equal marriage rights, that he now stuffs up. Was he just a liar using convenience to line his own pockets, or has he just lost his ticker and is looking at his own double dipping pension? Very sad.

  5. Ian  

    I wish we had a prime minister who run australia and their party and stop being a burden on us taxpayers.
    Like to see the productivity performance on the last 6 prome ministers

    • Irene Friend  

      So do I Ian. I don’t know who there is that would be a good leader. Unfortunately, I believe, as is the case with Pauline Hanson they are all out for themselves.

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