Turnbull much better value
MORE Australians believe Malcolm Turnbull has better values and credentials to lead the country than Tony Abbott.
A recent Newspoll showed nearly half of all surveyed voters wanted the former prime minister to stop commenting on the government's performance.
The survey revealed that 58% of voters think Mr Turnbull has the best values and leadership credentials while only 23% favour Mr Abbott.
One Nation voters are the only group preferring Mr Abbott's leadership qualities with 44% in support compared with 34% for Mr Turnbull.
The poll also shows that only 31% of Coalition voters support Mr Abbott being given a cabinet post compared with 41% at the same last year.
It also showed 48% of all voters want Mr Abbott to stay on the backbench but stop commenting on the government's performance.