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Crikey Worm: Turnbull poll shock continues

Crikey Worm: Turnbull poll shock continues

Good morning, early birds. Jacqui Lambie's parliamentary career hangs in the balance, while Pauline Hanson's latest recruit has already (allegedly) defected. Plus, a massive earthquake in Iraq and Iran has killed hundreds. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Essential: citizenship stripping — by courts — overwhelmingly popular

Essential: citizenship stripping — by courts — overwhelmingly popular

Australians are overwhelmingly in favour of the government's proposal to take away citizenship for those suspected of being engaged in terrorist activities, today's Essential Report finds. Bernard Keane and Cassidy Knowlton explain.

Essential: voters overwhelmingly reject penalty rates cuts

Essential: voters overwhelmingly reject penalty rates cuts

Voters resoundingly denounce changes to penalty rates, while Bill Shorten surges ahead in politics of personality.

Essential: MH17 diplomacy sparks turnaround for the Coalition

Essential: MH17 diplomacy sparks turnaround for the Coalition

Latest Essential poll shows first substantial Coalition gain since the politically disastrous budget, while women remain disengaged with super.

Labor’s lead stretches to 53-47 as budget gloom lingers

Labor’s lead stretches to 53-47 as budget gloom lingers

It looked for a while like the Coalition's numbers were going to turn around, but this week's BludgerTrack shows Labor still ahead.

Essential: Abbott enjoying a summer holiday in the polls

Essential: Abbott enjoying a summer holiday in the polls

One of the first polls of 2014 has found Tony Abbott and the Coalition are doing fine with voters -- although the public certainly doesn't like the idea of a $6 fee to visit the GP.

Essential: we’re relaxed about the Olympics

Essential: we’re relaxed about the Olympics

Australians aren't unhappy with the performance of our Olympic team and think we spend too much money on trying to win gold medals, new polling from Essential Research reveals.

Essential: we’ll cop a carbon tax with compensation

Essential: we’ll cop a carbon tax with compensation

The federal government has failed to sway those opposed to a carbon tax, though more than half of voters are prepared to support it with compensation for lower income households, new polling finds.

Essential: <b>52-48</b> to Coalition

Essential: 52-48 to Coalition

The week's Essential finds Labor copping a forceful backlash from the carbon tax, with the two-party vote flipping from 51-49 in favour of Labor to 52-48 in favour of the Coalition, writes William Bowe.

Essential: <b>51-49</b> to Coalition

Essential: 51-49 to Coalition

Essential Research's weekly poll shows the Coalition’s lead on two-party preferred narrowing from 52-48 to 51-49. However there was little change on the primary vote, with the Coalition and Labor down a point and the Greens up one, reports William Bowe.