McGowan Govt Expands Yalgorup National Park

McGowan Govt Expands Yalgorup National Park

15 January 2018

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Yalgorup National Park To Be Expanded Victor P Taffa 1,001 ha to be added to internationally recognised Yalgorup National Park  McGowan Government has today announced it will add 1,001 ha of Class A conservation reserve within world-renowned Yalgorup National Park. “Inclusion of this conservation significant land will provide […]

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South Coast Track Upgrade Improves User Experience

South Coast Track Upgrade Improves User Experience

07 January 2018

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer Further Upgrade To South Coast Track Victor P Taffa South Coast Track is one of Tasmania’s great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season, Minister for Environment and Parks Elise […]

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Thidna Conservation Park To Be Created On Yorke Peninsula

Thidna Conservation Park To Be Created On Yorke Peninsula

04 January 2018

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Conservation and Environment Ian Hunter Another 1,174 Ha Added To South Australian Parks Victor P Taffa A new conservation park has been created on Yorke Peninsula, and 3 existing parks in the Adelaide Hills and South East have been extended, adding a total of 1,174 ha to the State’s parks […]

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Waterfalls Café And Gallery Improvement Plans To Proceed

Waterfalls Café And Gallery Improvement Plans To Proceed

02 January 2018

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer Improving Visitor Facilities And Services At Mount Field Victor P Taffa Waterfalls Café and Gallery leaseholders, Rachel and Greg Power, can now progress their vision for improved visitor services at Mount Field National Park, Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer announced. Project involves operation of the […]

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Air Quality Monitoring Stations Built Across New South Wales

Air Quality Monitoring Stations Built Across New South Wales

01 January 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton Additional Air Quality Monitoring Stations For New South Wales Victor P Taffa New air quality monitoring stations have been built in Parramatta, Gunnedah and Narrabri, expanding New South Wales’s nation leading Air Quality Monitoring Network, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced today. “New South Wales has led the […]

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Iron Ore Mining Not To Proceed In Helena-Aurora Range Conservation Park

Iron Ore Mining Not To Proceed In Helena-Aurora Range Conservation Park

31 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson State Government Preserves Unique Helena-Aurora Range Victor P Taffa Mining proposal in the Yilgarn region not to proceed Decision is final and without appeal Investigations to create a class A reserve over the Helena-Aurora Range to commence Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has announced the State Government will not […]

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Household Food Scrap Recycling Receives Funding Boost

Household Food Scrap Recycling Receives Funding Boost

26 December 2017

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Environment and Conservation Ian Hunter Funding Boost To Increase Household Food Scrap Recycling Victor P Taffa State Government is providing more than $2.5 Million of funding to support councils to introduce and maintain household food waste recycling. Councils are invited to apply to the Kerbside Performance (Food Waste) Incentives Programme, […]

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Vasse Estuary Gates Opened Mixing Seawater To Reduce Algal Blooms

Vasse Estuary Gates Opened Mixing Seawater To Reduce Algal Blooms

06 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Science Backs Vasse Seawater Inflow To Reduce Algal Blooms Victor P Taffa Vasse gates opening to support the ecology of Vasse Wonnerup rivers and wetlands Gate opening strategy the result of three years of scientific trials Rapid input of seawater is predicted to reduce major algal blooms Gates […]

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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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