New poll ranks Morrison as preferred PM, but Labor still leading Coalition

Scott Morrison has secured his position as Australia’s preferred Prime Minister, despite Labor significantly leading the coalition.

The latest poll, published by Fairfax overnight, shows Morrison 10 points ahead of opposition leader Bill Shorten.

According to the poll, 49 per cent of voters find the new Prime Minister more trustworthy than Shorten, with just 39 per cent favouring the opposition.


Voters also believed Morrison has a clearer vision for Australia’s future, leading 51 per cent to 47 per cent.

Despite the Liberal leader gaining the lead as preferred PM, the Coalition still trails Labor on a two-party preferred basis

Labor is ahead of the coalition 53 per cent to 47 per cent.


Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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