Labor leads coalition 54-46 in latest Newspoll

Labor is leading the coalition government 54-46 in two-party preferred terms, for the third Newspoll running.

It comes after two cabinet ministers were disqualified from parliament on Friday after the High Court found they were ineligible due to their dual-citizenship.

The latest Newspoll in The Australian shows the coalition’s primary vote has gone from 36 to 35 per cent, while Labor’s remains at 37 per cent.


Its been revealed Coalition Leader Malcolm Turnbull is still preferred Prime Minister, holding a 41 to 33 per cent lead over Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.

Despite this, Mr Turnbull’s net satisfaction rating has dropped to minus 28 percentage points, whilst Mr Shorten’s net satisfaction is also down to minus 24 percentage points.