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Voter dissatisfaction with Liberals?

Posted by: 2UE | 15 January, 2013 - 4:09 PM
Tony Abbott with Jason Morrison on dramatic events in parliament

Is Tony Abbott in a spot of bother with recent polls showing Julia Gillard powering ahead as preferred PM? Jason Morrison asks if it is time for Liberals to look inward and ask of themselves, is the problem us?

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Despite the fact the Coalition remains in front after preferences, Labor's primary vote is the best it's been since the 2010 election. Jason Morrison with the CEO of Newspoll Martin O’Shannessy on the results.


Although much of the focus with poll results has focused on Labor's woes recently, what do the current polls mean for the Liberal Party leading into the election year? Jason Morrison with Chris Kenny of The Australian on why the Liberals are looking shaky.


PMS an excuse for bad behavior?

Is it now considered sexist to open the door for women?

Is PMS real or an excuse for bad behaviour? Jason Morrison dares take on that very taboo topic for fellas to talk about, seeks out your views, and the results of recent scientific research with Dr Sally Cockburn.

Are Gen Y out of control?

Courts creating the next underbelly generation

Bill Woods with Jason Morrison says we may be investigating child abuse, but why not confront with children their lack of respect and hold ourselves accountable for the most important job in the world, parenting.

Blog comments Your Say

  • @Peter. List the Rudd/Gillard failures son, plus the proven lies and variously deceitfulness and the disgraceful waste of public moneys et al and you will see why she and her motley team of knuckleheads will be deservedly booted come the election. It can't come soon enough either!

    Samuel Monday 21 January, 2013 - 1:00 PM
  • Peter, why don't you come straight out with it and call him "Tony The Terrific". You seem to be having a little bromance there, old son.

    Maureen Lee Friday 18 January, 2013 - 3:36 PM
  • @Peter you are deluded,a $250 billion dollar credit card is ok with you? with The option of it going further when Swan "sneaks" it in the budget.Comparing us with other countries does not mean anything AAA or not. It is the ability to pay that debt back and as we do not have a really big workforce I would say that is a worry.Ahh I can smell Carbon Tax MK2 in the air.

    Craig Thursday 17 January, 2013 - 10:20 PM
  • Yep Labors failures

    + BER saves $1 billion a fortnight in unemployment
    + Govt deficit is 3.4% of GDP and compares to deficits of over 10 per cent of GDP in the US and UK
    + Lowest net government debt of all AAA rated economies
    + 63 New regional cancer centres
    + 850,000 fulltime jobs in 4 years
    + Unemployment half the world average
    + Lowest interest rates in 60 years
    + iiNet predicts 27% cost drop on NBN
    + Infrastructure budget tripled
    + Doubled funding to Health
    + Doctor training places doubled
    + Double funding to Education
    + $2.2 billion mental health package.
    + Increase in Family Tax Benefit (FTB) an additional $4,200 a year for each eligible teenager that stays in school
    + Banning mortgage exit fees on new loans.
    + Construction of Solar Dawn renewable energy facility with billions of commercial investment.
    + The Atlantic magazine named Gillard as one of its â??2011 brave thinkersâ?? for her resolute strength in pushing through a carbon tax
    + Wayne Swann named as World Finance Minister of the year
    + The Credit Suisse 2011 Global Wealth report revealed that Australiaâ??s median wealth is the highest in the world at US $220,000
    + Trade Surplus â?? the biggest surplus in raw terms for the past 40 years of records compiled by the ABS
    + The number of people filling for bankruptcy in Australia has fallen by 16%
    + business investment spending is expected to grow by 15 per cent this year and another 15 per cent next year. â?? Ross Gittin
    + Only time in Australian history we have AAA credit rating from all three Global Credit Agencies.
    + Proposes conscience vote on same sex marriages

    and of course the lowering of the tax threshold for workers who earn less then $80,000.

    ta ta Tony, the rise of Labor continues

    Peter Wednesday 16 January, 2013 - 3:47 PM
  • Melissa & I that we are waiting for Abbott to becomes Prime Minister and to see Gillard and her Goverment gone

    JASON & MELISSA FROM BORONIA & FERNTREE GULLY VICTORIA Wednesday 16 January, 2013 - 10:39 AM
  • Abbott has a choice. He can either have his spin dept. stoop to the abysmal levels of Gillard's; or keep his and the Public's respect by retaining conventional and ethical techniques. I know I prefer the latter.

    David T. Wednesday 16 January, 2013 - 10:13 AM

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