Malcolm Turnbull
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announces his new federal cabinet during a media conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, September 20, 2015. Australia got its fifth prime minister in as many years on Monday after the ruling Liberal Party voted to replace Abbott with former investment banker Malcolm Turnbull, following months of infighting and crumbling voter support. Reuters/David Gray

The latest Newspoll results released on Tuesday shows the Coalition's stronghold among Australian voters, with the group garnering 52 percent of votes, as support for Labor continues to lull. The Opposition took out 48 percent of votes.

The Newspoll published in The Australian newspaper indicated a little more than half of all respondents preferred the Coalition over the Labor on a two-party preferred basis. Sixty-three percent of voters also opted for Malcolm Turnbull as the Prime Minister, whereas only 17 percent opted for Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, leading to the worst ever poll results for the Labor Party.

The poll results are the best for the Coalition in two years, as the number of people favouring Shorten fell by 24 points after the leadership spill in September when Turnbull succeeded Tony Abbott as Australia’s prime minister.

The primary vote for the Coalition has climbed up to two points, raising it to 45 percent, which is six points more than what the coalition had gathered under Abbott. Out of 1,606 voters, Labor gathered 35 percent of the primary vote, while the Greens were down one percent to 11 percent. The other minor parties and independent individuals gathered one point down votes, counting to nine percent.

The level of satisfaction amongst Australians saw them rate Turnbull’s performance with an eight point increase to 58 percent, while the rate of dissatisfaction with his performance dropped to 23 percent. On the other hand, the rate of satisfaction declined by two points down to 26 percent for Shorten, while the level of dissatisfaction for the opposition leader rose five points to 58 percent.

Overall levels of satisfaction rose from 25 points to 35 points for Turnbull, while it drew from minus 25 to minus 32 in Shorten's case.

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