In this edition
L-NP 58% (up 3.5%) lead gains strongly over ALP 42% (down 3.5%)
Consumer Confidence falls 4.9pts to 118.9 – lowest since mid February
Last weekend’s multi-mode Morgan Poll shows support for the L-NP jumping to 58% (up 3.5% since April 18-21, 2013) cf. ALP 42% (down 3.5%) on a two-party preferred basis.
The L-NP primary vote is 48% (up 4%) easily ahead of the ALP 30.5% (down 2%). Among the minor parties Greens support is 11% (up 0.5%) and Independents/ Others are 10.5% (down 2.5%).
If a Federal Election were held today the L-NP would win the election easily according to today’s multi-mode Morgan Poll on Federal voting intention conducted over the last few days, April 26-28, 2013 with an Australia-wide cross-section of 3,418 Australian electors aged 18+.
The weekly Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Rating shows Consumer Confidence falling to 118.9pts (down 4.9pts since April 20/21, 2013). Consumer Confidence is now 6.5pts higher than at the same time a year ago when it was 112.4. This week’s fall in Consumer Confidence has been driven by decreasing confidence in across all components of the survey.
Fewer Australians 33% (down 4%) expect ‘good times’ economically over the next twelve months for the Australian economy compared to 27% (up 3%) that expect ‘bad times’.
Now 34% (down 4%) of Australians expect ‘good times’ for the Australian economy over the next five years (the lowest since December 8/9, 2012) compared to 19% (up 2%) that expect Australia to have ‘bad times’ (the highest since December 8/9, 2012).
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