Election07: Alphabetic edition


* ALP announces [a plan to save the Great Barrier Reef](http://alp.org.au/media/1007/msCCloopi290.php) ($200m).

* Coalition announces [100 new Australian Technical Colleges](http://liberal.org.au/info/news/detail/20071029_100NewAustralianTechnicalColleges.php). ($270m, but $2 billion over ten years).

*Other*: [Downer and McClelland to meet in a debate in mid November](http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/10/29/2073261.htm).

*Line of the day*: Disendorsed family first candidate [Andrew Quah](http://www.smh.com.au/news/federalelection2007news/family-firsts-member-for-nowhere/2007/10/28/1193555533377.html), :

> I might have been drunk off my face or my political enemies might have drugged me.

A real loss to Australian Politics.

26 days to go. Everyone go buy your advent calendar (conveniently available in stores now) to count down the rest of the campaign.