Night of rock ‘n’ roll to help childcare centre

Harvey Recreation and Cultural Centre will be rocking around the clock on June 9 with its occasional childcare centre hosting a rock ‘n’ roll fundraising night of dancing and live music. Childcare centre coordinator Rena Curulli said the event was to help it qualify for the childcare subsidy, to reduce …

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Senators clash over new tax analysis

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has been unable to tell a Senate hearing where a new analysis of Labor’s personal income tax plan came from. But he then tried to turn the tables by asking Labor senators if the data is wrong. A report in The Australian newspaper on Wednesday, using …

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ALP accuses building watchdog of cover-up

Labor frontbencher Doug Cameron has called for two building industry watchdog officials to be sacked, accusing them of misleading a Senate committee in a cover-up. Former Australian Building and Construction Commission head Nigel Hadgkiss resigned in September after admitting to recklessly misrepresenting union rights on Australian Building and Construction Commission …

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Artist behind Yanny Laurel saga didn’t recognise his own voice

The voiceover artist behind the notorious ‘Yanny/Laurel’ debate has revealed he didn’t recognise his own voice when the soundbite went viral. In 2007, Jay Albury Jones was asked to record 36,000 words with five other people for Vocabulary.com – including ‘Laurel’. An observant Twitter user recently posted the clip online …

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