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Australian PM down in the polls

Australian PM down in the polls

Australian PM down in the polls

Updated 18 February 2013, 19:29 AEDT

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has brushed off the latest opinion poll which suggests support for her Labor Government, and for her personally, has plunged. The survey indicates Ms Gillard has lost her advantage as preferred prime minister to Opposition leader Tony Abbott. Australians vote nationally on September 14.