Peter Hartcher has just revealed on Lateline that the Nielsen poll, taken from Wednesday through to today, to be published tomorrow in the Fairfax papers, shows the Coalition leading Labor on the two party preferred 51-49. Last week’s Nielsen was 52-48.
In other poll news, William Bowe reports a Westpoll showing the Coalition leading Labor by 52-48 in Western Australia, and on a Galaxy marginal seats poll comprising Macarthur and Eden-Monaro in NSW and Bonner and Bowman in Queensland, with the Coalition on an aggregated 2PP of 51-49, which represents a swing away from Labor of 2.8% on the 2007 election figures. Labor primary is 39% (down six points) and Coalition 44%.
Update: [by Mark] Nielsen primaries are Labor 36 (steady), Coalition 44 (down 1), Greens 13 (up 1).