Essential poll

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The Coalition banks on the myth they are better economic managers than Labor, but facts are eroding the slogan | Peter Lewis
Australians’ lived experiences show the PM can’t even convince his own base that he can manage their rising household expenses

Peter Lewis

23, Nov, 2021 @12:39 AM

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More voters say Labor better at managing economy for everyday Australians, poll suggests
Coalition’s standing on economic management takes a hit as voters feel pinch of rising food and petrol prices

Katharine Murphy Political editor

22, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Scott Morrison wants to be Australia’s Prime Marketer – but voters aren’t buying his woeful climate rebrand | Peter Lewis
The PM has sent the clear message there is no ‘us’ in Team Australia’s climate approach, only ‘me’

Peter Lewis

08, Nov, 2021 @11:52 PM

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Scott Morrison’s approval rating at lowest point since aftermath of black summer bushfires
After a torrid week on the international stage, voter satisfaction declines from high of 65% in February, Guardian Essential poll suggests

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

08, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Labor has led Coalition in eight of nine Guardian Essential polls, analysis shows
Opposition hit quarterly high in most recent poll, leading government 53% to 47% on two-party preferred basis

Katharine Murphy Political editor

27, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Australian voters rethinking immigration in wake of extended border closures, poll suggests
Issue remains divisive, but number believing levels are too high has dropped from 64% in 2018 to 37%

Katharine Murphy

25, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Guardian Essential poll: most Australians want Morrison to set a higher emissions reduction target
As Liberals and Nationals consider strategy ahead of Cop26 talks, poll suggests nearly 70% of respondents support net zero by 2050

Katharine Murphy Political editor

11, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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If Scott Morrison is framing the election around fear, national security may not be the slam dunk he's banking on | Peter Lewis
For conservative governments on the skids, defence is usually the best form of attack. But Australians are hardly gunning for a showdown with China

Peter Lewis

28, Sep, 2021 @1:11 AM

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Essential poll: majority of Australians back Aukus submarine pact, but fear it will inflame tensions with China
Coalition has 13-point lead over Labor on voter trust to handle national security, while ALP has 13-point lead on managing climate crisis

Katharine Murphy Political editor

27, Sep, 2021 @9:26 PM

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An old ethical dilemma has become Australia’s grim reality – and this can’t be spun | Peter Lewis
With lives in the balance, ending lockdowns must be a collective decision we all sign up to

Peter Lewis

14, Sep, 2021 @2:28 AM

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Guardian Essential poll: majority of Australians support vaccine mandates
Poll finds 45% think enforcement should be by federal government, 25% think states, and 31% think employers should use own judgment

Katharine Murphy Political editor

13, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Morrison’s bold new pitch ‘Living with Covid™’ sound breezy, but the devil is in the detail | Peter Lewis
The Doherty projection of 1,500 deaths in six months is a surprisingly tough sell – it’s hard to find anyone prepared to support ‘Dying with Covid™’

Peter Lewis

31, Aug, 2021 @2:31 AM

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