NEWSPOLL: Turnbull still preferred PM, but Labor sees major boost

Bill Shorten has slipped further down as preferred Prime Minister, however the Labor party has seen a significant boost, according to the latest Newspoll.

The poll, published by The Australian overnight, shows Labor now leads the coalition 52 per cent to 48 per cent in two-party preferred terms.

However, Malcolm Turnbull has secured his position as Australia’s preferred Prime Minister, gaining one point since the last poll to take him up to 47 per cent.


Opposition Leader Bill Shorten fell two points to 30 per cent.

It’s understood Shorten’s rating is the longest negative satisfaction rating of any opposition leader.