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.