STU­DENTS WARM UP VO­CAL CHORDS FOR FUN WITH OPERA STARS

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Opinion -

on those who live on fixed in­comes and low in­comes.

Elec­tric­ity has risen 84.84 per cent, wa­ter 98 per cent, public trans­port 33 per cent, then add the higher charges for res­i­den­tial gas, ve­hi­cle charges and even the Emer­gency Ser­vices Levy (81.25 per cent) and then, to in­clude cuts such as $199 mil­lion to se­nior con­ces­sions, we can eas­ily see which sec­tion of the com­mu­nity is suf­fer­ing un­der the Lib­eral’s eco­nomic in­com­pe­tence.

The cost of living since the Bar­nett Gov­ern­ment came to power has jumped 54.29 per cent, which iron­i­cally sup­ports Mr Webb’s as­sump­tion that two pen­sion­ers can live as cheaply as one, but only as half as long (54.29 per cent) un­der the Bar­nett Gov­ern­ment. KEVIN BET­TRIDGE, River­vale.

Cloverdale Pri­mary School stu­dents got their opera voices out when West Aus­tralian Opera paid them a visit. Dur­ing the 50-minute pro­gram, the stu­dents took part in vo­cal warm-up ex­er­cises, breath­ing, pitch, dy­nam­ics, singing in an­other lan­guage and singing to­gether as a group.

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