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Audio comfort in times of need

However, compared to my usual Sonos system of two Play:3s and a Sub, the Cambridge and ELAC configuration not only has good depth of bass, but also better detail on high notes, providing clearer definition for hi-hats and rides that gives a song extra emotion beyond the vocals. There is, …

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Three COVID-19 deaths in Victoria in 24 hours, Australian death toll rises

WA Health Minister Roger Cook has confirmed 26 new cases of coronavirus overnight, bringing the state’s total number of known cases to 231. Of the new cases, 17 are male, nine are female, and they are aged between seven years old to 81 years old. The seven-year-old is the only …

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Coaches call for pay-cut parity as at least 10 are stood down

“There’s no one particular model that has been applied. We understand each is an independent business. We’re in it to make sure the game comes back in its best shape and form and that all of these guys come back with roles to do.” Given the coaches aren’t bound by …

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Your coronavirus lockdown survival guide

The other significant cost to many families is private school fees… but surely, schools will extend leniency there, too? With income from external sources dropping, or disappearing, around the country, there are some house-bound hustles that could give your finances a much-needed boost. Plan and prepare Now is vital preparation …

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Woolworths offers tenants rent relief

Supermarket giant Woolworths has thrown down the gauntlet to other retail landlords by offering rent relief and employment opportunities to help tenants in its shopping centres and other retail assets impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Woolworths Group owns and manages a portfolio of 28 Woolworths-based shopping centres, numerous leased supermarket, …

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Prayer groups defy coronavirus lockdown restrictions

Loading Witnesses said that on Wednesday night, dozens of men entered a side entrance to a home in St Kilda East. They said the men prayed for more than an hour in a courtyard – shielded by a large bedsheet that blocked the view of onlookers – before dispersing after …

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Maritime union vows ‘retribution’ on Sydney harbour cruise and ferry operators

The Maritime Union of Australia has vowed to seek “retribution” against two of Sydney harbour’s largest cruise operators after they stood down more than 100 workers, but the companies say business has almost entirely dried up because of the coronavirus. The union said 50 casuals had stopped getting shifts at …

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COVID-19 by the numbers: confirmed coronavirus cases in Victoria

The total number of cases has increased by 54 since Wednesday (March 26) – that’s more cases added in single day than the total number of recorded cases in the first two weeks of March. Loading How is coronavirus spreading in Victoria? The health department says the overwhelming majority of …

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Coal power remains in global decline, despite Chinese surge

Despite the decline in development, coal capacity swelled by 34.1 gigawatts in 2019, the first increase in net capacity since 2015. Nearly two-thirds of newly commissioned capacity was in China. Outside China, the global coal fleet overall shrank for the second year in a row, as other countries together retired …

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No more jail, just self-isolation for dad, 69, who shot daughter in head

There are no known cases of coronavirus in Victorian jails but Justice Rita Incerti said the risk posed to Madex was an important and unprecedented factor in sentencing. She found it appropriate he be released after time served and complete a two-year community correction order at home. Tammy Madex.Credit:AAP “Your …

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