2017 Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Awards Presented By Minister

2017 Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Awards Presented By Minister

10 May 2017

Victoria Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan Victoria’s Champions Of Manufacturing Take Centre Stage Victor P Taffa Victoria’s best and brightest manufacturers have been recognised at the 2017 Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards last night. “Manufacturing in Victoria is alive and well, and we are proud to recognise the industry’s best and brightest.” Minister […]

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Adelaide Welcomes Buyers For Food Festival On From 30 April-7 May 2017

Adelaide Welcomes Buyers For Food Festival On From 30 April-7 May 2017

02 May 2017

South Australia Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith Major International Buyers Arrive In South Australia Victor P Taffa Around 20 major international buyers are in Adelaide on a three-day trade mission showcasing South Australia’s high quality food and wine. “I am committed to supporting South Australian businesses to showcase their high quality products to […]

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New Underquoting Laws Come Into Effect On 1 May 2017

New Underquoting Laws Come Into Effect On 1 May 2017

29 April 2017

Victoria Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz Simplifying House Prices For Buyers Victor P Taffa New underquoting laws come into effect on 1 May that will make house sale prices clearer and more transparent for would-be buyers. “Buying a house is stressful enough without having to deal with these types of underhanded tactics by real […]

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Andrews Govt Future Industries Manufacturing Program Goes To Work

Andrews Govt Future Industries Manufacturing Program Goes To Work

30 March 2017

Victoria Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan A Passion In Pasta And Appetite For Jobs Victor P Taffa A local supplier of fresh pasta and ready-made meals in Derrimut is creating new jobs and expanding production as the Andrews Government puts local manufacturing first. Visiting Passion Pasta, Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan […]

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TasInvest 2017 Promotes Tasmanian Produce To Japan

TasInvest 2017 Promotes Tasmanian Produce To Japan

27 February 2017

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff TasInvest 2017 Is Taking Tasmania To Japan Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is taking the best Tasmania has to offer to the world through our trade, tourism and investment offerings with the TasInvest 2017 expo in Tokyo on February 27-28, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff said. […]

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First Cars Now Coke Closes The Door On South Australia

First Cars Now Coke Closes The Door On South Australia

24 February 2017

South Australia Shadow Minister for Industry Corey Wingard Weatherill Caught Napping As Coke Exits South Australia Victor P Taffa State Opposition have expressed anger at the Weatherill Labor Government’s failure to keep Coca-Cola operations in South Australia. “Coca-Cola’s announcement that they will close their South Australian operations in 2019 and hundreds of workers will lose […]

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Weatherill Govt Provides Funding For Photonics Industry Development

Weatherill Govt Provides Funding For Photonics Industry Development

20 February 2017

South Australia Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation Kyam Maher Boost For Local Companies Using Light Technologies Victor P Taffa Up to three South Australian-based companies will share in $30,000 as part of a broader strategy to develop the state as a globally recognised centre for photonics expertise. “By providing funding for up to three photonics […]

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Queensland Subcontractors To Have Payments Speeded Up

Queensland Subcontractors To Have Payments Speeded Up

12 February 2017

Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni Payment Reforms To Be Fast Tracked For Queensland Subcontractors Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government intends fast tracking key elements of its reform measures to help ensure subcontractors are paid in full and on time. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni, who has […]

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Chief Minister Announces Changes To Buy Local Initiative

Chief Minister Announces Changes To Buy Local Initiative

08 February 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Strengthened Buy Local Reforms To Benefit Territory Business Victor P Taffa Northern Territory (NT) Gunner Government today announced major reforms to its Buy Local initiative to make improvements and support job creation. This announcement follows the Government’s re-introduction of an improved Home Improvement Scheme (HIS) this week, which is […]

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International Focus On Adelaide Shipbuilding Gets Underway

International Focus On Adelaide Shipbuilding Gets Underway

03 February 2017

South Australia Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith International Ship Designers Converge On Adelaide Victor P Taffa Adelaide is set to be a hot-spot for international shipbuilding companies in coming weeks with three ship designers visiting Techport Australia and holding engagement forums with South Australia’s defence industry ahead of 2018’s jobs windfall. “South Australia is […]

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Chief Minister Fast Tracks Stimulus Package For Second Half Of 2017

Chief Minister Fast Tracks Stimulus Package For Second Half Of 2017

02 February 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Tradies To Benefit From Government Support For Jobs Victor P Taffa An additional $5 Million for public housing repairs and upgrades will become available from today with small businesses and tradies now able to register for work under the Northern Territory (NT) Government’s boosted infrastructure program. Public housing repairs […]

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Top Hotel Group Comes To Hobart

Top Hotel Group Comes To Hobart

15 January 2017

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania Entices Hyatt Centric Victor P Taffa Tasmania has again proved it’s pulling power as a premium visitor destination with news that Australasia’s first Hyatt Centric is to be located in Hobart. Premier Will Hodgman said that the agreement between the developers of the hotel, Elizabeth Tasmania Pty Ltd and Hyatt, […]

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Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Awards Nominations Open Until 15 February 2017

Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Awards Nominations Open Until 15 February 2017

14 January 2017

Victoria Acting Minister for Industry and Employment Philip Dalidakis Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Awards Nominations Open Victor P Taffa Nominations have opened for the 2017 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards, which recognise outstanding achievements by local businesses and individuals. “The Andrews Government is working with industry to create jobs, support growth and promote forward […]

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Caterpillar Transition Taskforce Moves At Fast Pace To Support Manufacturing

Caterpillar Transition Taskforce Moves At Fast Pace To Support Manufacturing

12 January 2017

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff Definium Technologies Is A Manufacturing Success Story Victor P Taffa In 2015 the Hodgman Government established the Caterpillar Transition Taskforce with a goal to support Tasmania’s advanced manufacturing industry to secure a sustainable and globally-competitive future, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff said. Caterpillar […]

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Hodgman Govt Building Reforms Comes Into Effect

Hodgman Govt Building Reforms Comes Into Effect

03 January 2017

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Guy Barnett Building Reforms To Support Booming Property Market And Job Creation Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government’s nation-leading building reforms have come into effect. Minister for Building and Construction Guy Barnett said that a booming real estate sector and a bumper tourist season will encourage further investment in Tasmania’s […]

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Queen’s Wharf Brisbane Site Handed Over To Consortium For Start Of Construction

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane Site Handed Over To Consortium For Start Of Construction

01 January 2017

Queensland Minister for State Development Anthony Lynham New Year Kicks Off With QWB’s 6-Year Jobs Journey Victor P Taffa Day one of the six-year $3 Billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane (QWB) building program is underway with State Development Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham handing over the CBD site to Destination Brisbane Consortium. “What better way to start […]

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Lucinda Wilkins Appointed As Commissioner Of WRCT

Lucinda Wilkins Appointed As Commissioner Of WRCT

25 December 2016

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Guy Barnett New Commissioner For Workers Rehabilitation And Compensation Tribunal Victor P Taffa Minister for Building and Construction Guy Barnett has announced that an experienced Tasmanian legal practitioner, Lucinda Wilkins, has been appointed as a Commissioner of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Tribunal (WRCT). WRCT Commissioner is also appointed […]

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Barnett Govt Provides A Boost To Steel Industry

Barnett Govt Provides A Boost To Steel Industry

04 December 2016

Western Australia Minister for Commerce Michael Mischin Steel Sector Set For New Industry Grants Victor P Taffa New funding for WA’s steel fabricators, galvanisers and finishers Businesses offered support for certification to new national standard Up to $10,000 each in funding or majority of certification costs Western Australia’s steel fabricators, galvanisers and finishers are eligible […]

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State Govt Assures Of 10 % Training Guarantee For Queen’s Wharf Brisbane Project

State Govt Assures Of 10 % Training Guarantee For Queen’s Wharf Brisbane Project

30 November 2016

Queensland Minister for State Development Anthony Lynham Apprentices Are Go On Queen’s Wharf Project Victor P Taffa Construction industry apprentices and trainees will put in at least one in 10 of the thousands of hours of work on the $3 Billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane inner-city integrated resort development. State Development Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham said […]

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Funding Boost For Repair Work To Urban Public Housing

Funding Boost For Repair Work To Urban Public Housing

28 November 2016

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Tradies To Benefit From $5 Million Injection To Urban Public Housing Works Victor P Taffa Northern Territory (NT) Government will provide a significant $5 Million boost into the construction industry for repairs and upgrades to urban Public Housing stock. Treasurer Nicole Manison said the work will begin flowing in February […]

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