Bernard Keane December 21, 2016
State-based polling shows Labor performing strongly in the eastern states, and One Nation and NXT well placed in Queensland and South Australia.
Josh Taylor December 20, 2016 1 Comment
Voters say 2016 was a terrible year for Australian politics, and 2017 isn't shaping up to be much better, according to Essential.
Bernard Keane December 6, 2016 7 Comments
Who are the best and worst ministers? And is violence due to racism and religious intolerance rising or falling? Essential Report has the answers.
Bernard Keane November 29, 2016 3 Comments
Most Australians believe they're middle class -- and class shapes our priorities when it comes to policies, this week's Essential Report shows.
Bernard Keane November 22, 2016 10 Comments
While the roots of populism in Australia appear economic, they also reflect a nostalgia for an Australia that can never come again.
Bernard Keane November 15, 2016 13 Comments
Voters have dramatically soured on Malcolm Turnbull as his party's leader and Julie Bishop is poised to benefit, Essential Report shows.
Bernard Keane November 8, 2016 6 Comments
Voters support the government's bill to prevent refugees from ever obtaining a visa to Australia, today's Essential Report shows, while a substantial chunk of Australian men would vote for Donald Trump.
Bernard Keane November 1, 2016 6 Comments
Despite successfully "stopping the boats", the Coalition's ownership of the asylum seeker issue as a political weapon has vanished, allowing Labor more space to differentiate itself.
Bernard Keane November 1, 2016 1 Comment
There's a split between older and younger voters over the federal government's plan to cut back paid parental leave, while the extent of "mum and dad bank" for housing borrowing is revealed in today's Essential Report.
Bernard Keane October 25, 2016 3 Comments
Australians rate Islamic State as the greatest threat to peace and stability, but the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency is second.