Gas Report Illustrates Victoria’s Vast Offshore Resources Compared To Onshore Capability

Gas Report Illustrates Victoria’s Vast Offshore Resources Compared To Onshore Capability

16 January 2018

Victoria Minister for Resources Tim Pallas Victoria’s Rock Solid Approach To Gas Victor P Taffa Minister for Resources Tim Pallas launched the first Victorian Gas Program Progress Report, with initial analysis showing Victoria’s onshore conventional gas resources are much smaller than its vast offshore resources. “Following the historic banning of fracking and coal seam gas […]

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New Directors Of Western Power Appointed By Minister

New Directors Of Western Power Appointed By Minister

08 January 2018

Western Australia Minister for Energy Ben Wyatt Minister Welcomes New Directors Of Western Power Victor P Taffa Eva Skira and Denise Goldsworthy appointed to Western Power board Energy Minister Ben Wyatt has announced changes to the Board of Western Power, with the appointment of 2 new members, Eva Skira and Denise Goldsworthy. “On behalf of […]

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Mark Darras Appointed As New Chair For Strategic Release Advisory Body

Mark Darras Appointed As New Chair For Strategic Release Advisory Body

06 January 2018

New South Wales Minister for Resources Don Harwin New Chair For Strategic Release Advisory Body Victor P Taffa Minister for Resources Don Harwin has announced senior executive Mark Darras to head a body overseeing the release of areas for new gas exploration. A former Deputy and Acting Chairman of Australia Post, Mr. Darras will be […]

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Urquhart Bauxite Project To Be Granted Mining Lease

Urquhart Bauxite Project To Be Granted Mining Lease

05 January 2018

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Mines and Energy Anthony Lynham New Mining Lease Taps Into Queensland’s Bauxite Potential Victor P Taffa Urquhart Bauxite Project is another step closer to tapping in to 3 Billion tonnes of undeveloped bauxite and creating up to 26 Cape York jobs with the granting of its mining lease. Minister for […]

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First Round Aboriginal Ranger Grants Program Recipients Announced

First Round Aboriginal Ranger Grants Program Recipients Announced

01 January 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Lauren Moss Investing In The Bush And Creating Jobs On Country Victor P Taffa Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources, Lauren Moss announced the recipients of the first round of the Aboriginal Ranger Grants Program, delivering another election promise. “Grants program is part of the Territory […]

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Swanbank E Gas-Fired Power Station Switched Back On By Minister

Swanbank E Gas-Fired Power Station Switched Back On By Minister

29 December 2017

Queensland Minister for Energy Anthony Lynham All Systems Go At Swanbank E Power Station Victor P Taffa Swanbank E gas-fired power station near Ipswich is up and running again, to help secure power supply for another Queensland summer and put more downward pressure on power bills. Energy Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham was at Swanbank today, […]

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Treasurer Announces Changes To Board Of Territory Generation

Treasurer Announces Changes To Board Of Territory Generation

28 December 2017

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Changes To Board Of Territory Generation Victor P Taffa Treasurer Nicole Manison announced changes to the Board of Territory Generation. Treasurer Manison said it is vital Territory Generation are able to respond effectively to the challenges of a dynamic energy landscape as the Territory moves towards the election commitment of […]

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Mid-West Iron Ore Project Approval Granted With Strict Conditions

Mid-West Iron Ore Project Approval Granted With Strict Conditions

21 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Approval For Mid-West Iron Ore Project Victor P Taffa Government approval granted for Mid-West iron ore project with strict conditions McGowan Government has granted approval for Sinosteel Midwest Corporation’s Blue Hills Mungada East iron ore expansion, with strict conditions. “It remains the responsibility of the State Government to […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Cuts Local Charity Power Bills By 40%

Palaszczuk Govt Cuts Local Charity Power Bills By 40%

17 December 2017

Queensland Minister for Energy Anthony Lynham Local Charity Plugs Into Power Cost-Cutter Victor P Taffa Local not-for-profit organisation YWAM in Townsville has the chance to cut their power bills by up to 40 % under a $16 Million Palaszczuk Government energy initiative. Member for Townsville Scott Stewart said YWAM had been selected to get free […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Cuts Council Power Bills By 40%

Palaszczuk Govt Cuts Council Power Bills By 40%

17 December 2017

Queensland Minister for Energy Anthony Lynham Council Plugs Into Palaszczuk Government Power Cost-Cutter Victor P Taffa Toowoomba Regional Council has the chance to cut its power bill by up to 40 % under a $16 Million Palaszczuk Government energy initiative. Energy Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham said council had been selected to get free independent energy […]

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New South Wales Govt Announced Details Of Comprehensive Water Reform Package

New South Wales Govt Announced Details Of Comprehensive Water Reform Package

16 December 2017

New South Wales Minister for Regional Water Niall Blair New South Wales Water Reform Package Victor P Taffa New South Wales Parliament passed legislation to establish the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) in November 2017. NRAR was established to oversee compliance and enforcement of water laws in New South Wales. The board of the NRAR […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Cuts Regional Power Bills By 40%

Palaszczuk Govt Cuts Regional Power Bills By 40%

15 December 2017

Queensland Minister for Energy Anthony Lynham Regional Businesses Plug Into Power Cost-Cutter Victor P Taffa Local manufacturer Dobinsons Spring and Suspension has the chance to cut their power bill by up to 40 % under a $16 Million Palaszczuk Government energy initiative. Energy Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham said Dobinsons had been selected to get free […]

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Port Adelaide Wastewater Pump Station To Install An Odour Management System

Port Adelaide Wastewater Pump Station To Install An Odour Management System

14 December 2017

South Australia Minister for Water and the River Murray Ian Hunter Contract Awarded For Upgrades To Port Adelaide Wastewater Pump Station Victor P Taffa South Australian company Waternish Constructions Pty Ltd has been awarded a contract in excess of $2 Million to install a multi-layered odour management system at SA Water’s Port Adelaide Wastewater Pump […]

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New Irrigation Scheme For South-West Growers

New Irrigation Scheme For South-West Growers

10 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Scheme To Secure Southern Forests Water Victor P Taffa Growers encouraged to sign onto Southern Forests Irrigation Scheme Scheme to open up 1,700 ha of land for horticultural production South-West growers will have the opportunity to secure access to a new irrigation scheme which will provide […]

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44 General And Prospecting Drilling Projects Announced By Minister

44 General And Prospecting Drilling Projects Announced By Minister

09 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston McGowan Government Continues To Support Exploration And Mining Victor P Taffa Up to $4.83 Million offered to 44 general and prospecting drilling projects Round 16 recipients include a diverse range of commodities from across the State Exploration Incentive Scheme has assisted more than 585,500 metres of […]

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Stockman Zinc-Copper Mine Project Near Benambra Welcomed By Minister

Stockman Zinc-Copper Mine Project Near Benambra Welcomed By Minister

09 December 2017

Victoria Minister for Resources Tim Pallas Jobs Boost For Gippsland With New Mine Investment Victor P Taffa More than 500 new jobs are set to be created in East Gippsland on the back of a new multi-million dollar investment in the Stockman zinc-copper mine project near Benambra. Minister for Resources Tim Pallas welcomed the announcement, […]

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Approval Granted For Campoona Mining Project

Approval Granted For Campoona Mining Project

09 December 2017

South Australia Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy Tom Koutsantonis Campoona Mining Project Approved To Produce Ultra-Pure Graphite For Batteries Victor P Taffa Archer Exploration has been granted approval for its Campoona graphite project, north of Cleve on the Eyre Peninsula. Mineral Resources Minister Tom Koutsantonis made the announcement this morning at the South Australian […]

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South Australia To Double Number Of Magnetite Mines In Less Than 15 Years

South Australia To Double Number Of Magnetite Mines In Less Than 15 Years

09 December 2017

South Australia Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy Tom Koutsantonis Magnetite Strategy To Double Number Of Iron Ore Mines In South Australia Victor P Taffa Mineral Resources Minister Tom Koutsantonis has launched South Australia’s Magnetite Strategy, which aims to more than double the number of magnetite mines in the State in less than 15 years. […]

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McGowan Govt Strengthens Fracking Ban In South-West Peel And Perth

McGowan Govt Strengthens Fracking Ban In South-West Peel And Perth

08 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston Legislative Fracking Ban Achieved In South-West Peel And Perth Victor P Taffa Fracking ban strengthened in South-West, Peel and Perth regions following gazettal State-wide moratorium on fracking reinforced while scientific inquiry is underway McGowan Government today gazetted regulations confirming its earlier administrative ban on hydraulic fracture […]

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Capacity Upgrade For Bunbury Wastewater Treatment Plant

Capacity Upgrade For Bunbury Wastewater Treatment Plant

07 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Bunbury Wastewater Treatment Plant Capacity Increased After Upgrade Victor P Taffa $10.5 Million project to upgrade Bunbury Wastewater Treatment Plant Capacity of wastewater treatment plant increased by 2 Million litres a day Additional work to begin in December 2017 First stage of a $10.5 Million project to upgrade […]

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