Australian Politics – Tax Cuts Don’t Save Prime Minister Turnbull: Labor Party Still Leads 53% to 47%

Posted on Mon 06/25/2018 by


By Andrew Bolt ~

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (left) and Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten.

The Turnbull Government passes a big tax cut plan. The media turns on Bill Shorten. Yet nothing – nothing – seems able to shift the polls Turnbull’s way, with the Fairfax Ipsos poll having Labor still ahead of the Government, 47 per cent to 53.

Australian voters rate Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as their preferred leader in key areas including economic policy but his lead over Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is narrowing amid a pivotal clash on tax reform.

Mr Turnbull’s grasp on economic policy is backed by 67 per cent of voters compared to 48 per cent who prefer Mr Shorten…

An exclusive Fairfax-Ipsos poll shows Mr Shorten holds a significant lead over the Prime Minister on social policy…

While the personal ratings favour Mr Turnbull, the new poll confirms Labor’s convincing lead over the Coalition, with the government trailing by 47 to 53 per cent in two party terms…

The Fairfax-Ipsos survey of 1200 respondents was conducted from June 20 to 23, in the days after the government secured Senate support for its personal income tax cuts.

Andrew Bolt writes for the Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, and The Advertiser and runs Australia’s most-read political blog. On week nights he hosts The Bolt Report on Sky News at 7pm and his Macquarie Radio show at 8pm with Steve Price.

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