Leesa Vlahos Follows Jack Snelling Out The Cabinet Door

Leesa Vlahos Follows Jack Snelling Out The Cabinet Door

20 September 2017

South Australia Premier Jay Weatherill Minister Vlahos Steps Down From Cabinet To Focus On Health Victor P Taffa Minister for Disabilities Leesa Vlahos has announced she will step down from the Cabinet, citing personal health reasons. “I would like to thank Leesa Vlahos for her service to the Cabinet over the past 2 years, and […]

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House Of Representatives Increases To 151 Divisions

House Of Representatives Increases To 151 Divisions

05 September 2017

Australian Electoral Commission Formal Commencement Of Redistributions In Victoria South Australia And The ACT Victor P Taffa Redistributions of federal electoral boundaries in Victoria, South Australia and the ACT have formally commenced today. Redistribution processes were triggered following a determination on Thursday of the number of members of the House of Representatives to which each […]

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State Govt Sacks Central Goldfields Shire Council

State Govt Sacks Central Goldfields Shire Council

27 August 2017

Victoria Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins Central Goldfields Shire Council Dismissed Victor P Taffa Bill to dismiss the Central Goldfields Shire Council passed Parliament, paving the way for local residents to get the local representation they deserve. Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins introduced the Bill in response to last week’s damning report by […]

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Vale Minister Fiona Richardson

Vale Minister Fiona Richardson

23 August 2017

Fiona Richardson Fought To The Very End Victor P Taffa Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Fiona Richardson has died only 24 hours after announcing that she been diagnosed with multiple tumours. Victoria’s Parliament is in mourning and shock following news that Minister Fiona Richardson had died. Condolences flowed from all sides of politics […]

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Minister Fiona Richardson Dies Far Too Young

Minister Fiona Richardson Dies Far Too Young

23 August 2017

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Statement From The Premier Victor P Taffa It is my sad and solemn duty to confirm that Fiona Richardson Member for Northcote, Minister and mother of two has passed away at the age of 50, Premier Daniel Andrews said. The best people in public life are those who live their values. […]

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Premier Wishes Minister Fiona Richardson Well In Fight Against Multiple Tumours

Premier Wishes Minister Fiona Richardson Well In Fight Against Multiple Tumours

22 August 2017

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Statement From The Premier Victor P Taffa Minister for Women and the Prevention of Family Violence Fiona Richardson will be taking an extended period of leave due to serious illness, Premier Daniel Andrews said. “Fiona has also advised me that she will not be seeking re-election as the Member for Northcote […]

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Minister Fiona Richardson Reveals Her Diagnosis With Multiple Tumours

Minister Fiona Richardson Reveals Her Diagnosis With Multiple Tumours

22 August 2017

Victoria Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Fiona Richardson Minister Richardson Extended Leave Of Absence Victor P Taffa Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence Fiona Richardson revealed today that she has been diagnosed with multiple tumours and is receiving treatment. “I intended to return to work part time next week, however my recovery […]

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Daughter Carries On Tradition Started By Father

Daughter Carries On Tradition Started By Father

14 August 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk State Cabinet Meets At Royal Queensland Show Victor P Taffa State Cabinet will hold its annual Ekka meeting at the Royal Queensland Show. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Cabinet had met in Cairns and Gold Coast over last month, and the Royal Queensland Show Cabinet meeting was part of the Government’s commitment […]

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First New South Wales Female Minister For Primary Industries Resigns

First New South Wales Female Minister For Primary Industries Resigns

01 August 2017

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro Statement From Deputy Premier And Leader Of The Nationals John Barilaro Victor P Taffa Deputy Premier and Leader of the Nationals John Barilaro today thanked the Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson for her contribution to regional NSW, after the Nationals MP today announced she would be retiring from […]

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Local Govt Mergers Off The Table

Local Govt Mergers Off The Table

27 July 2017

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Local Government Gabrielle Upton Proposed Council Mergers Before The Courts Will Not Proceed Victor P Taffa Due to the protracted nature of current legal challenges and the uncertainty this is causing ratepayers, those council amalgamations currently before the courts will not proceed. Premier Gladys […]

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ACT Electoral Commission Appoints Philip Moss As Part-Time Member

ACT Electoral Commission Appoints Philip Moss As Part-Time Member

07 June 2017

Acting ACT Electoral Commissioner Philip Moss Appointed As Part-Time Member Of The ACT Electoral Commission Victor P Taffa Mr. Philip Moss AM has been appointed by the Speaker Joy Burch MLA, on behalf of the Territory, as the part-time Member of the ACT Electoral Commission, with effect from 7 June 2017, Acting ACT Electoral Commissioner, […]

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Phillip Green Counts His Last Ballot Paper

Phillip Green Counts His Last Ballot Paper

01 June 2017

ACT Electoral Commission Australian Capital Territory (ACT) ACT Electoral Commissioner Announces Retirement Victor P Taffa ACT’s Electoral Commissioner, Phillip Green, has announced his intention to retire, after 23 years as the ACT’s top electoral official. Electoral Commissioner Green, who is currently on leave, will officially resign as Commissioner in August 2017.   Electoral Commissioner Green […]

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New South Wales Premier Berejiklian Reaches 100 Days In Office

New South Wales Premier Berejiklian Reaches 100 Days In Office

03 May 2017

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales (NSW) Govt Ensuring Every Community Gets Fair Share Victor P Taffa Premier Gladys Berejiklian said she would continue to work hard for the people of New South Wales as her Premiership reaches its 100 day mark. “New South Wales is the strongest state in the nation […]

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Victoria Overhauls Parliamentary Allowances

Victoria Overhauls Parliamentary Allowances

25 April 2017

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Major Overhaul Of Parliamentary Allowances Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will comprehensively overhaul the allowance system for Members of Parliament (MP). Andrews Government will tighten the second residence allowance, improving transparency through online reporting, enforcing repayments and penalties for non-compliance, and removing the ability of MP’s to set their own salaries […]

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Queensland Sends Message Of Congratulations To Western Australia Labor

Queensland Sends Message Of Congratulations To Western Australia Labor

12 March 2017

Acting Queensland Premier Jackie Trad Congratulations Mark McGowan And WA Labor Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has congratulated Mark McGowan and Western Australia (WA) Labor on their decisive victory in yesterday’s Western Australian election. Acting Premier Jackie Trad said that she was looking forward to working alongside Mr. McGowan and his government. “I would like […]

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MP Goes To Cross Bench Over Second Residence Allowance

MP Goes To Cross Bench Over Second Residence Allowance

07 March 2017

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Statement From The Premier Victor P Taffa I have today met with Mr. Don Nardella MP and requested that he pay back the money he received for claiming the second residence allowance, Premier Daniel Andrews said. Mr. Nardella indicated he would not repay the money, so I asked for his resignation […]

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Premier Barnett Poised To Break Record

Premier Barnett Poised To Break Record

29 January 2017

Premier Of Western Australia Rank By Time In Office Victor P Taffa In 2008 Liberal Leader Colin Barnett nearly retired from politics and was persuaded by his colleagues to stay on and lead the Liberal Party. By not only staying on Colin Barnett has outstayed every other political leader in Australia by simply having a […]

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Premier Barnett Focuses On Providing Good Government

Premier Barnett Focuses On Providing Good Government

29 January 2017

Premier Of Western Australia Rank By Term Of Office Victor P Taffa In 2008 Liberal Leader Colin Barnett nearly retired from politics and was persuaded by his colleagues to stay on and lead the Liberal Party. By not only staying on Colin Barnett has outstayed every other political leader in Australia by simply having a […]

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Answers To Questions Keeps South Australia In Suspense

Answers To Questions Keeps South Australia In Suspense

24 January 2017

South Australia Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas Weatherill’s ‘Secret State’ Holds South Australians In Contempt Victor P Taffa Weatherill Labor Government’s contempt for democracy since being elected in 2002 is reflected by the fact a staggering 3,944 parliamentary questions have not been answered. Shadow Treasurer Rob Lucas said the Weatherill Labor Government was arrogant and continued […]

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Hon. Eric Michael Heenan QC Appointed As Electoral Distribution Commissioner

Hon. Eric Michael Heenan QC Appointed As Electoral Distribution Commissioner

14 January 2017

Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett Western Australia Minister For Electoral Affairs Peter Collier New Electoral Commissioner Appointed Victor P Taffa Bipartisan support for newest Electoral Distribution Commissioner Former Supreme Court of Western Australia Judge, the Hon. Eric Michael Heenan QC, has been appointed to a five-year term as a Western Australian Electoral Distribution Commissioner. Premier […]

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