As the arrival next year of Tony Abbott's government looms ever closer, it is illuminating to have a de facto election manifesto.

The glimpse of what the Coalition will offer voters is courtesy of a fine journalistic "get" by Crikey, which published the Coalition's confidential speaker notes for its MPs. This party-line guidance offers a briefing on the policy framework for next year's election. Consider it Tony's worldview rendered as dot points.

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