Heat Mitigation Trial To Get Underway On Cavenagh Street

Heat Mitigation Trial To Get Underway On Cavenagh Street

15 November 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Cooling Cavenagh Street With Innovative Heat Trial To Cool Our CBD Victor P Taffa Territory Government’s investment towards revitalizing the Darwin CBD, making it more liveable to attract tourists and create jobs, has taken a significant step forward with a heat mitigation trial about to get underway on Cavenagh […]

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Resource Recovery And Recycling Centre Opens In Gawler

Resource Recovery And Recycling Centre Opens In Gawler

14 November 2017

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Environment and Conservation Ian Hunter New Resource Recovery And Recycling Centre For Gawler Area Victor P Taffa Eco Waste Solutions Resource Recovery Centre officially opened Monday, creating up to 12 new full-time jobs and making it easier for regional centres like Gawler to reprocess or reduce waste. “Eco Waste Solutions’ […]

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Minister Announces New EPA Board Members

Minister Announces New EPA Board Members

06 November 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer New EPA Board Members Appointed Victor P Taffa Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer has announced the new Environment Protection Authority (EPA) board for the next 3 year term will comprise of Warren Jones, Tony Ferrier, Professor Colin Buxton, Belinda Hazell and Amanda Locatelli. Mr. Jones […]

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Salinity Levels Return To Normal For Lake Albert

Salinity Levels Return To Normal For Lake Albert

04 November 2017

South Australia Minister for Water and River Murray Ian Hunter Lake Albert Salinity Back To Normal Levels Victor P Taffa Salt levels in Lake Albert have returned to pre-Millennium Drought levels thanks to water level cycling and several high-flow events in recent years. “It’s fantastic to see the result today from water level cycling events […]

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19,000 People Walking Three Capes Track Expected By November 2017

19,000 People Walking Three Capes Track Expected By November 2017

31 October 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer Three Capes Track Popularity Growing Victor P Taffa With 19,000 walkers expected by mid-November and strong forward bookings through summer, the Three Capes Track has been confirmed as the star of Tasmania’s nature-based tourism experiences, Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer said. “Bookings are completely sold […]

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11,527 People Walking Three Capes Track In 2016-17

11,527 People Walking Three Capes Track In 2016-17

31 October 2017

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer Tasmanian Tourism And Agriculture Booming Victor P Taffa Tourism and growing the Tasmanian brand has led to a revitalisation of major Parks infrastructure, Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer said. “As well as this puts us on […]

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Mount Lofty Botanic Garden’s 40th Birthday Party On 5 November 2017

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden’s 40th Birthday Party On 5 November 2017

26 October 2017

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Environment and Conservation Ian Hunter Free Celebration Marks 40 Years Of Mount Lofty Botanic Garden Victor P Taffa A fun-filled celebration featuring food trucks, live music, children’s activities and beer, wine and cider from Adelaide Hills producers will be held on Sunday 5 November to celebrate Mount Lofty Botanic Garden’s […]

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Forecast Of Ocean Currents Now Possible With New Online Mapping System

Forecast Of Ocean Currents Now Possible With New Online Mapping System

20 October 2017

South Australia Minister for Agriculture Food and Fisheries Leon Bignell Ocean Views At Your Fingertips Victor P Taffa Ocean currents can now be forecast in real-time and high resolution, with the development of a revolutionary new mapping system. eSA-Marine website provides fishers, surfers, emergency services and marine personnel with forecasts of sea level, water temperature, […]

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Onkaparinga River Kayak Launch Opened By Minister

Onkaparinga River Kayak Launch Opened By Minister

16 September 2017

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Environment and Conservation Ian Hunter Onkaparinga River Kayak Launch Opens To The Public Victor P Taffa A new kayak launch has been opened to the public as part of $1.7 Million in upgrades in Onkaparinga River National Park and Recreation Park. “Onkaparinga River is the second longest river in the […]

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Honourable Peter Lyons QC To Lead Investigation Into Waste Dumping Scandal

Honourable Peter Lyons QC To Lead Investigation Into Waste Dumping Scandal

23 August 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Environment Steven Miles Retired Supreme Court Judge To Lead Investigation Into Interstate Waste Dumping Victor P Taffa Retired Supreme Court Judge, The Honourable Peter Lyons QC will lead the independent investigation into the transport of waste from New South Wales into Queensland, following a roundtable last week jointly […]

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John Bradley Appointed As New Secretary To DELWP

John Bradley Appointed As New Secretary To DELWP

20 August 2017

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews New Secretary Appointed For DELWP Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has appointed Mr. John Bradley as the new Secretary of the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP). Mr. Bradley brings a wealth of experience to the role, having previously served as Director General of the Queensland Department of Premier […]

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Independent Investigation To Be Conducted Into Interstate Dumping Of Waste

Independent Investigation To Be Conducted Into Interstate Dumping Of Waste

16 August 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Environment Steven Miles Govt Announces Independent Investigation Into Interstate Waste Transportation Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will establish a 3 month independent investigation into the transport of waste into Queensland. Investigation is the result of a roundtable chaired by the Premier and Environment Minister Steven Miles which included […]

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McGowan Govt Releases Management Plan For Albany Coast Parks And Reserves

McGowan Govt Releases Management Plan For Albany Coast Parks And Reserves

15 August 2017

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson 10-Year Plan For Albany’s Iconic Conservation Reserves Victor P Taffa State Government releases Management Plan for Albany coast parks and reserves Area extends along the coast and hinterland from Hay River in the west to the Pallinup River in the north-east, and includes 9 island nature reserves McGowan […]

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Queensland Moves To Stop New South Wales From Dumping Rubbish Across Border

Queensland Moves To Stop New South Wales From Dumping Rubbish Across Border

11 August 2017

Queensland Minister for Environment Steven Miles Queensland Acting Minister for Main Roads Steven Miles Queensland Government To Target Rogue Waste Management Operators Victor P Taffa A joint agency operation between Transport and Main Roads (TMR), Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) and the Queensland Police Service (QPS) will begin targeting heavy vehicles from New South Wales […]

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New South Wales Continues To Dump Its Rubbish In Queensland

New South Wales Continues To Dump Its Rubbish In Queensland

09 August 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Interstate Waste Management Update Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said her Government has made historic reforms to address the management of waste in Queensland. “We are investing in biofuel projects to support waste-to-energy projects.” Premier Palaszczuk said. “We have led operations, including heavy vehicle searches and a special pollution hotline […]

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New South Wales Dumps Its Rubbish In Queensland

New South Wales Dumps Its Rubbish In Queensland

09 August 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Interstate Waste Movement Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is outraged that waste is being transferred from New South Wales and dumped across the border into Queensland. “I will discuss the allegations, including the non-enforcement of the ‘proximity principle’, with New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian.” Premier Palaszczuk said.   Proximity principle, […]

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Health Of Waterways Report Released By Minister

Health Of Waterways Report Released By Minister

30 July 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Health Natasha Fyles PFAS Reports Released For Rapid And Ludmilla Creeks Victor P Taffa Territory Government has today released the results of PFAS testing done in waterways around Rapid Creek and Ludmilla Creek. Minister for Health Natasha Fyles said the research detected levels of PFAS in aquatic foods like long bums, […]

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Wildlife Officers Return Protected Reptiles To The Wild

Wildlife Officers Return Protected Reptiles To The Wild

17 July 2017

Queensland Minister for Environment Steven Miles Protected Reptiles Uncovered In Wildlife Operation Victor P Taffa Wildlife officers have returned a number of protected reptiles to the wild after animals were seized from properties in the Mount Isa, Gold Coast and Caboolture areas during operations lead by the Queensland Police Service (QPS). A total of 32 […]

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Rehabilitating Former Mining Land Produces Better Environmental Outcomes

Rehabilitating Former Mining Land Produces Better Environmental Outcomes

17 July 2017

Queensland Minister for Environment Steven Miles Mine Rehabilitation Case Study Shows The Way Forward Victor P Taffa A resource company case study project to rehabilitate former mining land shows that better environmental outcomes can be achieved, Environment Minister Steven Miles said today.  “Glencore Australia is progressively rehabilitating its Newlands coal mine in central Queensland.” Mr. […]

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Plastic Bag Feel Good Announcement Makes Life Difficult For People

Plastic Bag Feel Good Announcement Makes Life Difficult For People

16 July 2017

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Australian Retailers Commended For Plastic Bag Ban Victor P Taffa Woolworths and Coles will ban single-use plastic bags across their Australian networks Woolworths expects its stores to be plastic bag free within 12 months Environment Minister Stephen Dawson commended Woolworths Group and Coles Group today after the retailers […]

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