Coalition support at record low: Newspoll

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Support for the federal coalition has fallen to a historic low, according to Newspoll, while Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has fallen further behind Anthony Albanese as preferred prime minister.

The latest survey for The Australian has the coalition's primary vote down two points to 31 per cent, its equal lowest Newspoll result, while Labor remains at 37 per cent.

Labor's two-party preferred lead has widened to 53-47 since the previous poll in July.

Mr Albanese remains preferred PM by a wide margin, rising two points to 61 per cent, while Mr Dutton dropped three points to 22 per cent.

The state of Liberal-National support follows weeks of political fallout over former prime minister Scott Morrison's secret ministerial appointments.

The positive result for the government came as it wrapped up its jobs and skills summit in Canberra, which established dozens of "concrete plans" to tackle Australia's economic challenges.