*Announcements*: ALP will [give a free health check to all students starting primary school](http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/11/16/2093065.htm), costing $45m. Nothing from the coalition.
*Polls*: [Morgan face to face](http://www.pollbludger.com/714) ALP 56.5. And the Possum predicts [the ALP will get 55.15% at the election](http://possumcomitatus.wordpress.com/2007/11/16/the-headline-forecast-â€“-regression-prediction-model/).
Line of the day: [Tony Abbott in diplomatic mode](http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/11/16/2092446.htm):
>The best protection for a worker […] is the chance of another job.
8 days to go. Unlucky if you’re from Discworld.