Infinity Award Nominations Open Until 23 June 2017

Infinity Award Nominations Open Until 23 June 2017

24 May 2017

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Nominations Open For Infinity Awards Victor P Taffa Recognition for innovative waste reduction and recycling initiatives Western Australians working to reduce waste and promote re-use and recycling are encouraged to enter this year’s Infinity Awards. “Infinity Awards have been recognising the champions of waste reduction and recycling in […]

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Cleland Wildlife Park Celebrates 50 Years

Cleland Wildlife Park Celebrates 50 Years

22 May 2017

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Environment and Conservation Ian Hunter New One-On-One Koala Feeding Experience To Attract More International Tourists Victor P Taffa Visitors can hand-feed koalas at Cleland Wildlife Park in a new behind-the-scenes tour aimed at encouraging international tourists to add the iconic Adelaide attraction to their Australian itineraries. “New behind-the-scenes koala feeding […]

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Marine Science Institute Receives Funding Boost

Marine Science Institute Receives Funding Boost

21 May 2017

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian More Funding For Marine Science Victor P Taffa Premier Gladys Berejiklian today announced $100,000 in funding to help the Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS) to expand its Chowder Bay, Mosman, location. Premier Berejiklian said the funds would help the Institute develop a business plan for its proposed Centre […]

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Wineglass Bay Track To Be Upgraded

Wineglass Bay Track To Be Upgraded

15 May 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Matthew Groom Upgrade For Wineglass Bay Track Victor P Taffa Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Matthew Groom said that the Hodgman Government is the strongest supporter of tourism and the jobs that it creates in regional Tasmania and is why we track improvements are being made on […]

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ABS Reports Australia’s Natural Capital Reaches $6,138 Billion

ABS Reports Australia’s Natural Capital Reaches $6,138 Billion

05 May 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Australia’s Natural Capital Reaches $6,138 Billion Victor P Taffa Total value of Australia’s environmental assets or natural capital was $6,138 Billion at 30 June 2016, more than double the value of $2,953 Billion in 2006, according to a report released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). These values have […]

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Woodfordia’s Tree Planting Program Soon To Expand

Woodfordia’s Tree Planting Program Soon To Expand

30 April 2017

Queensland Minister for Environment Steven Miles Palaszczuk Government Grant Secures Woodfordia’s Tree Planting Program Victor P Taffa Iconic festival site Woodfordia will expand its tree planting program with the help of a Palaszczuk Government grant. Speaking from Woodford’s annual tree planting festival, Environment Minister Steven Miles said Woodfordia Inc would use $20,898 to boost the […]

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Testing Shows All Brisbane Water Now Safe

Testing Shows All Brisbane Water Now Safe

22 April 2017

Queensland Minister for Environment Steven Miles All Brisbane Water Samples Now Available Indicating Recreational Activities Are Safe Victor P Taffa All water quality results taken at seven locations across Brisbane following the firefighting foam spill are within recreational water use guidelines. Final results from water samples taken on 11 and 18 April were received by […]

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Three Capes Track Welcomes 14,495 Visitors Since December 2015

Three Capes Track Welcomes 14,495 Visitors Since December 2015

20 April 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Matthew Groom Three Capes Track Special Winter Offer Victor P Taffa Tasmanian’s award-winning Three Capes Track has been a huge hit with walkers, with a total of 14,495 local, national and international visitors since opening in December 2015, Minister for Environment and Parks Matthew Groom said. “To celebrate the […]

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Joe Woodward Appointed To NT EPA Board

Joe Woodward Appointed To NT EPA Board

18 April 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Lauren Moss New NT EPA Member Announced Victor P Taffa Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Lauren Moss today announced Mr. Joe Woodward’s appointment to the NT EPA Board. Mr. Woodward brings a wealth of knowledge, qualifications and experience to the role, including over 30 years’ managing […]

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Nominations In Coastal Awards For Excellence Open Until 1 June 2017

Nominations In Coastal Awards For Excellence Open Until 1 June 2017

06 April 2017

Western Australia Minister for Planning Rita Saffioti Recognition For Coastal Care Excellence Victor P Taffa Coastal Awards recognise achievements in coastal planning and management Awards presented as part of the Coastwest program Nominations accepted from across the community Planning Minister Rita Saffioti today announced that nominations for the 2017 Western Australian Coastal Awards for Excellence […]

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Tenders Called For New Public Shelter At Mount Mawson

Tenders Called For New Public Shelter At Mount Mawson

01 April 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Matthew Groom Tenders Called For Mount Mawson Shelter Upgrade Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is a strong supporter of Tasmania’s much-loved national parks, and we are committed to strategic investment to ensure they can reach their full tourism potential. Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Matthew Groom has […]

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Andrews Govt Sorts Out The Rubbish

Andrews Govt Sorts Out The Rubbish

26 March 2017

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Keeping Organics Out Of Melbourne Landfills Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is diverting more than half a million tonnes of food and garden waste away from Melbourne’s landfills annually. Through the Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group, two major agreements have been secured by councils […]

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Hodgman Govt Announces Funding For Wombat Mange Recovery Program

Hodgman Govt Announces Funding For Wombat Mange Recovery Program

13 March 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Matthew Groom Government Funding For Wombat Mange Recovery Program Victor P Taffa Hodgman Liberal Government has today announced funding of $100,000 for the establishment of a new program to secure the recovery of Tasmania’s wombat population from the devastating impact of mange, Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage […]

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Potential Cure For Devil Facial Tumour Disease On The Way

Potential Cure For Devil Facial Tumour Disease On The Way

13 March 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Matthew Groom Encouraging News For The Tasmanian Devil Victor P Taffa Hodgman Liberal Government’s commitment to saving the Tasmanian Devil has received another important boost with the news of a potential cure for Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD), Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Matthew Groom said.   […]

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Opening Of New Cobbler Creek Facilities Sees Visitor Numbers Increase

Opening Of New Cobbler Creek Facilities Sees Visitor Numbers Increase

20 February 2017

South Australia Minister for Environment Ian Hunter Record Numbers Flock To New Cobbler Creek Facilities Victor P Taffa Visitor numbers are booming at Cobbler Creek Recreation Park in the northern suburbs following the opening of a new adventure playground, bike trails, and barbecue and picnic facilities. “Cobbler Creek is a great destination for people from […]

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Next Stage Of Save Tasmanian Devil Program Set For May 2017

Next Stage Of Save Tasmanian Devil Program Set For May 2017

18 February 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Matthew Groom Next Step In Rebuilding Devil Population Victor P Taffa Next stage in rebuilding the wild population of Tasmanian devils will take place in May with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) to release wild devils into wukalina / Mount William in the state’s north, Minister […]

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Soil Gas Contamination Concerns To Be Addressed By Minister

Soil Gas Contamination Concerns To Be Addressed By Minister

14 February 2017

Queensland Minister for Environment Steven Miles Environment Minister To Meet With Hopeland Residents Over Soil Gas Contamination Victor P Taffa Environment Minister Dr. Steven Miles will visit Hopeland, south of Chinchilla today (Monday) to address concerns about soil gas contamination. Dr. Miles said impacted landholders remained the Palaszczuk Government’s priority as the Department of Environment […]

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EOI For Darwin Harbour Committee Open Until 7 April 2017

EOI For Darwin Harbour Committee Open Until 7 April 2017

12 February 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Lauren Moss Darwin Harbour Advisory Committee EOI And Darwin Harbour Report Card Victor P Taffa Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Lauren Moss today delivered on a key election commitment by announcing an expression of interest (EOI) process for community members to join the new Darwin Harbour […]

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Merri Creek Park To Be Upgraded

Merri Creek Park To Be Upgraded

05 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Suburban Development Lily D’Ambrosio $1.7 Million Upgrade To Merri Creek Park Victor P Taffa Merri Creek Park will benefit from a $1.7 Million upgrade to develop visitor infrastructure including 6 Km of bike and walking paths. “We know how important it is to upgrade the local infrastructure communities rely on every day […]

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Construction Gets Underway On New Bunbury Parks And Wildlife HQ

Construction Gets Underway On New Bunbury Parks And Wildlife HQ

26 January 2017

Western Australia Minister for Environment Albert Jacob Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Terry Redman Work Starts On New Parks And Wildlife HQ In Bunbury Victor P Taffa BCL Group starts landscaping at Koombana Bay for new office building $28.9 Million Royalties for Regions investment will benefit locals and visitors Construction of the Department of […]

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