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-KEVIN Rudd says he still believes Labor could secure victory at next weekend's election in a win mirroring that of the 1993 Paul Keating triumph.+====== Dell Vostro 220ST Discount Fiasco 2008 ======
-Speaking to the Queensland Teachers' Union in Brisbane this morning the Prime Minister said not to write him off just yet.+===== Related Merchant =====
-"We are behind but we are within reach," Mr Rudd told his supporters.+===== Related Deals =====
-"And I have been around long enough to know ... what 1993 was like.+  * [[http://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/7696|Dell Vostro 220ST Desktop $350.46]] -- posted by **dansor** on Monday, 10/11/2008. 
 +  * [[http://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/7810|Dell Costro 220ST Desktop $238.64]] -- posted by **Ben V Dell** on Friday, 14/11/2008.
-meets teachers+===== Media Coverage =====
-Beth, 9, finishes her breakfast as Prime Minister Kevin Rudd waits to address the teachers union and teachers at Milton in Brisbane this morning.+Most up to date coverage will be on [[http://www.dodgydeals.com.au/|Dodgy Deals]]. Thanks Ben! If you have been affected, please use [[http://www.dodgydeals.com.au/2008/11/group-details.html|this form]] to submit your details to Dodgy Deals.
-"(Opposition Leader) John Hewson thought he had it in the bag. But in the last couple of weeks the Australian people scratched their heads and said I don't think we can afford this bloke ... and that's where we are up to right now in this campaign."+Please add more media/online coverage to the list in chronological order.
-Labor secured slight bounce in the latest pollingbut still trails well behind the Coalition.+  * APC Mag: [[http://apcmag.com/Content.aspx?id=3192|Dell backtracks on 'accidental' 55% PC discount]] (Friday, 14/11/2008) 
 +  * Slashdot: [[http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=08/11/17/0234256|In AU, Dodgy Dell Deal Faces Consumer Backlash]] (Monday, 17/11/2008) 
 +  * Sydney Morning Herald: [[http://www.smh.com.au/news/technology/biztech/halfprice-offer-a-mistake-says-dell/2008/11/18/1226770413954.html|Uproar as Dell claims half-price offer a mistake]] (Tuesday, 18/11/2008) 
 +  * TweakTown: [[http://www.tweaktown.com/news/10618/dell_pulls_half_priced_offer_amid_uproar/|Dell Pulls Half Priced offer amid uproar]] (Tuesday, 18/11/2008) 
 +  * Sydney Morning Herald: [[http://www.smh.com.au/news/home/technology/company-fails-to-deliver-on-price-in-ads/2008/11/18/1226770451071.html|Company fails to deliver on price in ads]] (Tuesday18/11/2008) 
 +  * PC Retail Mag: [[http://www.pcretailmag.com/news/30790/Dell-in-half-price-hot-water|Dell in half-price hot water]] (Tuesday, 18/11/2008) 
 +  * Inside Retailing: [[http://www.insideretailing.com.au/articles-page.aspx?articleType=ArticleView&articleId=4092|Dell accused over 'impossible' computer offer]] (Wednesday, 19/11/2008)
-Mr Rudd also used the speech to teachers to invoke fear over what Tony Abbott would cut if he was elected Prime Minister. +===== Forums/Community Sites Coverage =====
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-He said schools right across the country would be worse off under an Abbott government. +
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-Mr Rudd also said the accused $70 billion worth of cuts the Coalition needed to make would result in at least 1 in 20 teachers being sacked. +
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-"Let's look at just $20 billion of that $70 billion ... that equates to 1 in 20 teachers sacked," he said. +
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-"There would probably be cuts to pay and conditions given what they've said on the fair work act." +
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-Read more: http://www.news.com.au/national-news/federal-election/kevin-rudd-says-labor-can-win-2013-federal-election/story-fnho52ip-1226705501998#ixzz2dnHD8kHH+
 +  * [[http://www.buckscoop.com.au/forums/showthread.php?t=12308|Buckscoop Forums]]
 +  * [[http://forums.overclockers.com.au/showthread.php?t=728689|OCAU Forums]]
 +  * [[http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum-replies.cfm?t=1084759|Whirlpool Forums]]