Archive for the 'Election07' Category

Election07: Over the Boundary Edition

November 18th, 2007

All quiet but the polls.

Polls: Morgan phone ALP 56. Galaxy marginals ALP ahead enough to win.

6 days to go.


Election07: The Final Week

November 17th, 2007

Announcements: The ALP announces a National Primary Health Care Strategy. Nothing from the coalition.

Polls: Newspoll marginals ALP 54 in the 18 most marginal seats.

7 days to go. This time next week, we should know the result.


Election07: 7b edition

November 16th, 2007

Announcements: ALP will give a free health check to all students starting primary school, costing $45m. Nothing from the coalition.

Polls: Morgan face to face ALP 56.5. And the Possum predicts the ALP will get 55.15% at the election.

Line of the day: Tony Abbott in diplomatic mode:

The best protection for a worker […] is the chance of another job.

8 days to go. Unlucky if you’re from Discworld.


Election07: Single Digit Edition

November 15th, 2007

Announcements: Coalition announces $250m for aged care places. ALP has $15m for ethanol plant trials.

Polls: AC Nielsen ALP 54.

9 days to go.


Election07: Decimal Conversion Edition

November 14th, 2007

Announcements: The ALP campaign launch, including:

  • School Computers for everyone in years 9-12.

  • Additional apprenticeships (450,000 training places).

  • Renewable Energy funding.

Total of $2.3 billion.

A few minor policies from the Coalition: Aviation, Agriculture, Fishing. About $60m total.

10 days to go.


Election07: Landing Eagle Edition

November 13th, 2007

Announcements: A few small ALP things today: Centre for Civil-Millitary Cooperation ($5m), $15m for green precincts, and one biggie, solar homes and schools ($380m).

Polls: Morgan senate, showing up to seven Greens could be elected.

11 days to go.