* The Government announces a [$34 billion, five year tax plan](http://budget.gov.au/2007-08/myefo/html/02_part_2.htm) to dramatically reduce income tax rates.
* No significant announcements from the ALP.
*Polls*: [Newspoll](http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/files/newspoll-15-oct.jpg): ALP 56, LP/NP 44 (no change from the previous fortnight).
Line of the day:
> I Phillip Michael Jeffrey, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia […] prorogue the Parliament from 12 noon on Monday 15 October 2007.
[Forty days and forty nights](http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis%207:17;&version=9;) until the election.