He said he would seek a royal commission review - a type of public inquiry - into the response to the fires, which have destroyed more than 2,000 homes and killed an estimated 1billion animals. He acknowledged during a television interview on Sunday that he had made some mistakes.
"We have heard the loud and clear message of the Australian people", Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said Monday when asked about the outcome of the survey by announcing a wildlife protection fund of 50 million Australian dollars.
The Australian, a major newspaper in the country, on Monday published the results of a poll of 1,500 people conducted between Wednesday and Saturday of last week.
"If this BOM (Bureau of Meteorology) rainfall forecast comes to fruition then this will be all of our Christmas, birthday, engagement, anniversary, wedding and graduation presents rolled into one. Fingers crossed", said the Service of NSW Rural Firefighters on Twitter.
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Since October, thousands of Australians have been subjected to repeat evacuations as huge and unpredictable fires scorched more than 10.3 million hectares, an area roughly the size of South Korea.
Across New South Wales, 111 fires were still burning yesterday, 40 of them not yet contained, but none at emergency level.
A number of fires burning in the Snowy Mountains region in New South Wales and across into Victoria have merged across more than 600,000 hectares (1.5 million acres) of land. They are very emotional environments.
The government has said more mental health support services will be provided to firefighters, emergency personnel, individuals and communities.
Fire services are still working to strengthen containment lines, ahead of worsening weather conditions that are expected to exacerbate the fires further.
Over the weekend, thousands of protesters took part in rallies in Sydney and Melbourne, calling for Mr Morrison to be sacked and for Australia to take tougher action on climate change.
The fires, which have ravaged Australia for months, have spread quickly and overwhelmed efforts to contain them.