Federal

Jul 11, 2011

Essential: Gillard under the hammer, support for a carbon price down

Julia Gillard's support has collapsed among voters and she now trails Tony Abbott as preferred Prime Minister.

Bernard Keane — Politics editor

Bernard Keane

Politics editor

Voters’ disenchantment with the Prime Minister and her government is at an all-time high, according to today’s Essential Report.

Julia Gillard’s approval ratings have fallen even further as she embarks on what some believe is a make-or-break effort to sell the carbon price package. Only 29% of voters approve of her performance, down 34% from her previous nadir last month. A staggering 62% of voters disapprove of her performance, up 8 points from June.

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  1. LisaCrago

    I do not believe that The Majority of Australian Voters have ever supported a Cabon Tax. As Australia is a democracy, it then follows that Gillard will be disposed. The ALP clearly need a red card and time out on the Bench. It is Joe Hockey’s time to shine, remember he only lost by one vote… If we have to survive an Abbot/Bishop leadership team we have one very subbon redhead to blame.

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