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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South Australia Celebrates 40 Years Of Container Deposit Legislation

South Australia Celebrates 40 Years Of Container Deposit Legislation

03 July 2017

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Environment and Conservation Ian Hunter South Australia Celebrates 40 Years Of Leading In Recycling Beverage Containers Victor P Taffa South Australia is celebrating 40 years since the introduction of the container deposit legislation, leading the nation in the recovery, recycling and litter reduction of beverage containers. “South Australians have embraced […]

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State Govt Looks For New Disposal Of Household Hazardous Waste Sites

State Govt Looks For New Disposal Of Household Hazardous Waste Sites

03 July 2017

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Environment and Conservation Ian Hunter EOI’s Sought For New Sites For Safe Disposal Of Household Hazardous Waste Victor P Taffa State Government is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from local government and industry to host new, permanent facilities for the collection of household hazardous chemicals. “Providing households with improved access […]

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Cradle Mountain Experience Master Plan Project Unveiled By Minister

Cradle Mountain Experience Master Plan Project Unveiled By Minister

24 June 2017

Tasmania Minister for the Environment and Parks Matthew Groom Exciting Times For Cradle Mountain Victor P Taffa Cradle Mountain is one of the jewels in Tasmania’s crown of stunning natural locations. It was my pleasure today to unveil the next step in the Cradle Mountain Experience Master Plan Project, Minister for the Environment and Parks […]

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33 Tasmanian Devils Released Into Wukalina-Mount William Area

33 Tasmanian Devils Released Into Wukalina-Mount William Area

07 June 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Matthew Groom Devils Faring Well After Latest Release Victor P Taffa Latest release of wild devils under the Save The Devil Program (STDP) has taken place with 33 devils released into the wukalina / Mount William area late last month, Minister for Environment and Parks Matthew Groom said.   […]

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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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