Sunday, 30 June 2013
The poll and market changes. The first of the major pollsters in print this morning with Galaxy showing the Coalition lead reduced by four percentage points. That's a smaller improvement than Labor would have been hoping for.
Handling women. The political parties are feeling their way in trying to handle female matters in this campaign. Tony Abbott on television this morning was flanked by his daughters and Kevin Rudd has decided to give the nation three more women as cabinet ministers. And as if to keep fears about how Tony Abbott would handle questions of abortion, Health Minister Tanya Plibersek announced that RU 486 would be put onto the pharmaceutical benefits scheme thus substantially reducing the price.