Martin O’Shannessy



Martin is Australia’s highest profile opinion pollster. Newspoll has a 100% record estimating state and federal election outcomes and has surveyed over 2 million Australians. He graduated as an economist from The University of Wollongong and has worked in economic research, human resources, politics, advertising research, marketing and market and social research. Martin has advised Australian firms, associations and governments in hundreds of studies and recently worked as the lead social researcher assisting the Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians. He is the co-author of two books on business in Australia.