Support for Prime Minister Scott Morrison highest in four months

Support for Scott Morrison has risen to its highest level in four months, the latest Newspoll published by The Australian shows.

The prime minister’s approval ratings jumped two points to 66 per cent, the highest since July-August and before the outbreak of the second COVID-19 wave in Victoria.

Dissatisfaction with his performance also fell two points to 30 per cent.

Satisfaction with Anthony Albanese’s performance as Opposition Leader rose one point to 44 per cent while his dissatisfaction rating rose two points to 41 per cent.

Mr Morrison rates 60 per cent as preferred prime minister, a jump of one point, while Mr Albanese rates 28 per cent, a fall of two.

The Newspoll shows the Coalition maintaining its 51-49 two-party-preferred lead over Labor.

Popular support for the Greens remained unchanged at 11 per cent, while support for other minor parties was steady at 8 per cent.

The latest Newspoll was conducted from November 18-25 and surveyed 1511 voters across mainland capitals and regions.

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