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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Antony Damiani Appointed As Inaugural CEO For Office Of Projects Victoria

Antony Damiani Appointed As Inaugural CEO For Office Of Projects Victoria

30 December 2016

Acting Victoria Treasurer Gavin Jennings CEO Appointed To Office Of Projects Victoria Victor P Taffa Victoria’s strong pipeline of infrastructure projects is set to benefit from the experience of Mr. Antony Damiani, who has been appointed as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the newly created Office of Projects Victoria (OPV). “We have fully […]

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Hodgman Govt To Amend Parliamentary Disclosure Of Interests Act

Hodgman Govt To Amend Parliamentary Disclosure Of Interests Act

30 December 2016

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Increasing Transparency And Accountability For MPs Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Liberal Government is committed to the highest stands of public disclosure, transparency and accountability Premier Will Hodgman said. As part of that commitment, the Government will next year introduce amendments to the Parliamentary Disclosure of Interests Act which will: Require the […]

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Exmouth Shire Council Issued With Show Cause Notice

Exmouth Shire Council Issued With Show Cause Notice

12 December 2016

Western Australia Minister for Local Government Paul Miles Notice Issued To Shire Of Exmouth Victor P Taffa Shire of Exmouth issued with show cause notice Shire has 21 days to respond Local Government Minister Paul Miles today issued the Shire of Exmouth with a show cause notice asking why the local government council should not […]

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Attorney-General Announces New Tasmania Electoral Commission Appointments

Attorney-General Announces New Tasmania Electoral Commission Appointments

05 December 2016

Tasmania Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin New Electoral Commissioners Victor P Taffa Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin has announced that Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, AM, Governor of Tasmania has appointed Karen Frost and Mike Blake to the Tasmanian Electoral Commission in accordance with the Electoral Act 2004. Mr. Blake will serve as the new chair of […]

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Doubts Continue Regarding Premier Weatherill’s Future Over Gillman Land Deal

Doubts Continue Regarding Premier Weatherill’s Future Over Gillman Land Deal

07 November 2016

South Australia Opposition Leader Steven Marshall Weatherill Must Accept Responsibility For Gillman Failure Victor P Taffa Today’s announcement that Premier Jay Weatherill’s Gillman land deal will not proceed is a damning indictment on the State Labor Government. “Yet again Premier Jay Weatherill has let down South Australians by failing to deliver on a promise.” State […]

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Portrait Of Victoria Premier John Cain Jr.

Portrait Of Victoria Premier John Cain Jr.

29 October 2016

Parliament Of Victoria John Cain Jr. Portrait Victor P Taffa John Cain was the Premier of Victoria from 1982-90. His was the first Victorian Labor government to be elected in 27 years, since 1955, when his father John Cain Sr. had been Premier. Cain brought a strong leadership to Labor that had hitherto been absent. Cain […]

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Portrait Of Victoria Premier John Cain Sr.

Portrait Of Victoria Premier John Cain Sr.

29 October 2016

Parliament Of Victoria John Cain Sr. Portrait Victor P Taffa John Cain was born at Greendale, near Bacchus Marsh on the 19th of January 1882. After leaving school at age 13, he worked as a farm hand in the Goulburn Valley before moving to Melbourne around 1907. Settling in the Northcote area, Cain worked as […]

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Portrait Of Victoria Premier John Brumby

Portrait Of Victoria Premier John Brumby

29 October 2016

Parliament Of Victoria John Brumby Portrait Victor P Taffa John Mansfield Brumby was born on the 21st of April 1952 in Melbourne. Educated at Ivanhoe Grammar School, The University of Melbourne and the Victorian State College (Rusden), he began his career as a secondary school teacher in Eaglehawk. In 1980 he left the classroom to work […]

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Portrait Of Victoria Premier Steve Bracks

Portrait Of Victoria Premier Steve Bracks

29 October 2016

Parliament Of Victoria Steve Bracks Portrait Victor P Taffa Stephen Phillip Bracks was born on the 15th of October 1954 in Ballarat. Educated at St. Patrick’s College and Ballarat College of Advanced Education, he began his career as a secondary school commerce teacher. He left teaching in 1981 to work as an employment and recreation officer, […]

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Portrait Of Victoria Premier Jeff Kennett

Portrait Of Victoria Premier Jeff Kennett

28 October 2016

Parliament Of Victoria Jeff Kennett Portrait Victor P Taffa Jeffrey Gibb Kennett was born on the 2ndof March 1948 and attended Scotch College and the Australian National University. He left university after one year and worked for the department store Myer before being conscripted into the Army. Kennett served as an officer in Malaysia and […]

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Portrait Of Victoria Premier Joan Kirner

Portrait Of Victoria Premier Joan Kirner

28 October 2016

Parliament Of Victoria Joan Kirner Portrait Victor P Taffa Joan Kirner (1938-2015), Victoria’s first female Premier, held office from 1990 to 1992. Kirner became leader of the Labor party on John Cain’s resignation and in spite of political and economic difficulties her period in office can be seen to have significantly altered public perceptions of […]

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Portrait Of Victoria Premier Lindsay Thompson

Portrait Of Victoria Premier Lindsay Thompson

28 October 2016

Parliament Of Victoria Lindsay Thompson Portrait Victor P Taffa On the resignation of Dick Hamer in June 1981, Lindsay Thompson became Premier and Treasurer of Victoria and served until April 1982, when Labor was elected to government. Thompson had been a loyal Deputy Premier to Hamer from 1972. With his term as Premier lasting less […]

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Portrait Of Victoria Premier Dick Hamer

Portrait Of Victoria Premier Dick Hamer

28 October 2016

Parliament Of Victoria Dick Hamer Portrait Victor P Taffa Sir Rupert James ‘Dick’ Hamer served as Premier of Victoria from 1972-81. He was groomed for the Premiership, having served as Bolte’s Deputy Premier from April 1971. He also served as Treasurer and Minister for the Arts for seven of his nine years as Premier from […]

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Portrait Of Victoria Premier Thomas Hollway

Portrait Of Victoria Premier Thomas Hollway

28 October 2016

Parliament Of Victoria Thomas Hollway Portrait Victor P Taffa Born on the 2nd October 1906 in Ballarat, Thomas Tuke Hollway studied Arts and Law at the University of Melbourne and worked as a solicitor in Ballarat. In 1932, at age 25, he won the seat of Ballarat in the Legislative Assembly for the United Australia […]

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Portrait Of Victoria Premier John McDonald

Portrait Of Victoria Premier John McDonald

28 October 2016

Parliament Of Victoria John McDonald Portrait Victor P Taffa Sir John Gladstone Black (Jack) McDonald (1898-1977), the 37th Premier of Victoria, was born Scotland, emigrating to Australia with his family in 1912. In March 1916 McDonald enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force and served on the Western Front. An orchardist in Shepparton, McDonald’s involvement in […]

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Portrait Of Victoria Premier Albert Dunstan

Portrait Of Victoria Premier Albert Dunstan

28 October 2016

Parliament Of Victoria Albert Dunstan Portrait Victor P Taffa Sir Albert Arthur Dunstan was born on the 26th July 1882 at Donald East, Victoria. He farmed in Cope Cope, Jondaryan in Queensland, Goschen, and Kaneira (Culgoa), before moving to the Bendigo district in 1918. A member of the Victorian Farmers’ Union (VFU), in 1920 Dunstan […]

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