Labor holds post-election Newspoll gains

Via The Australian comes Newspoll:

An exclusive Newspoll conducted for The Australian shows Mr Albanese suffering a six-point slide in popularity amid a divisive debate over the case of a Sri Lankan asylum-seeker family facing deportation. The Coalition’s primary vote rose a point on the last poll to 43 per cent and now sits almost two clear points ahead of the 41.4 per cent that secured it victory at the May 18 election. Labor has also made gains, rising a point to 35 per cent, despite the loss of support for its leader, with the government forced to defend poor economic figures released last week.

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