*Announcements*: [Coalition policy launch](http://liberal.org.au/info/news/detail/20071112_CoalitionCampaignAddress.php), including:
* Child care tax rebate to be paid up front, greater funding to build child care centres.
* First home ownership accounts with tax-free elements, to be topped up by the taxpayer.
* Release of 961 hectares for housing in several stats.
* Tax rebates for education expenses, including private school fees.
A total of $9.4 billion.
ALP announces [defence policy](http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2007/11/12/2088414.htm).
*Polls*: [Newspoll](http://www.pollbludger.com/701) ALP 55.
12 days to go.