Premier Announces Members For Tamar Estuary Management Taskforce

Premier Announces Members For Tamar Estuary Management Taskforce

22 July 2017

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Members Announced For Tamar Estuary Management Taskforce Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is committed to fixing Tasmania’s failing water and sewerage infrastructure to improve our waterways, Premier Hodgman said. “As part of the City Deal we negotiated with local government and the Federal Government, we have established the Tamar Estuary Management […]

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Hodgman Govt Determined To Fix Water And Sewerage Infrastructure

Hodgman Govt Determined To Fix Water And Sewerage Infrastructure

19 July 2017

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Infrastructure Tasmania Confirm Government’s Plan To Fix TasWater Will Work Victor P Taffa Treasurer Peter Gutwein said that the Hodgman Government wants to fix Tasmania’s failing water and sewerage infrastructure, keep prices down and improve services. “One of the key components of our plan is accelerating TasWater’s 10 year infrastructure program, […]

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Turnbull V Abbott Infighting Leads To Higher Energy Prices

Turnbull V Abbott Infighting Leads To Higher Energy Prices

16 July 2017

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Turnbull Refuses To Lead On Energy Policy Victor P Taffa Current Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Greens Party and South Australia Jay Weatherill are at war on how to keep the lights on for everyone. Andrews Government today presented its proposed […]

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Chief Minister Welcomes Start Of Construction On Northern Gas Pipeline

Chief Minister Welcomes Start Of Construction On Northern Gas Pipeline

15 July 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Construction Begins On Northern Gas Pipeline Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Michael Gunner today welcomed the official start of construction on the $800 Million Northern Gas Pipeline saying the project will create hundreds of jobs and underpin development in the Barkly region over the coming years. Construction of Jemena’s […]

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Coal Mine Dust Levels Now Published Online

Coal Mine Dust Levels Now Published Online

01 July 2017

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Anthony Lynham Coal Mine Dust Levels Now Online Victor P Taffa Dust monitoring results from Queensland’s underground coal mines are now available online for the first time. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr. Anthony Lynham said the results at the Department of Natural Resources and Mines website […]

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Bornite Chosen As South Australia’s Official State Mineral Emblem

Bornite Chosen As South Australia’s Official State Mineral Emblem

29 June 2017

South Australia Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy Tom Koutsantonis Bornite Named As South Australia’s Official State Mineral Emblem Victor P Taffa Bornite, a distinctive purple and blue copper mineral, has been chosen as the official State Mineral Emblem. “Bornite is a fitting choice for South Australia’s State Mineral Emblem.” Minister for Mineral Resources and […]

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Premier Announces Solar Farm Project For North Queensland

Premier Announces Solar Farm Project For North Queensland

28 June 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for State Development Anthony Lynham Queensland Minister for Energy Mark Bailey Kidston Hydro And Solar Project Granted Critical Infrastructure Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is looking to fast track jobs for North Queensland after giving special status to the $1.05 Billion Kidston hydro and solar project to reduce ‘red […]

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Wellington Catchment To Be Rejuvenated

Wellington Catchment To Be Rejuvenated

24 June 2017

Western Australia Minister for Water and Forestry Dave Kelly New Plantings To Create Industry Growth And A Healthy Catchment Victor P Taffa $8.7 Million project to plant 3,500 ha of pine in the Wellington catchment under way Forest industry in Western Australia is worth more than $1 Billion annually Water and Forestry Minister Dave Kelly […]

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New 80 Million Litre Water Tank For Ellenbrook

New 80 Million Litre Water Tank For Ellenbrook

22 June 2017

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Jobs Boost As Construction Begins On New Water Tank In Ellenbrook Victor P Taffa Work begins in Ellenbrook on biggest tank ever to be built by the Water Corporation New tank will cater for growth in the north-east metropolitan corridor More than 200 Western Australians will be employed […]

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McGowan Govt To Introduce Strategic 5-Year Release Of Petroleum Exploration

McGowan Govt To Introduce Strategic 5-Year Release Of Petroleum Exploration

22 June 2017

Western Australia Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston 5-Year Release For Petroleum Exploration Acreage Introduced Victor P Taffa Strategic approach provides greater transparency and fairer process Acreage release schedule will be updated at least once a year McGowan Government will introduce a strategic 5-year release of petroleum exploration areas across the Canning and Perth […]

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Queensland To Stabilise Electricity Prices

Queensland To Stabilise Electricity Prices

17 June 2017

Queensland Minister for Energy Mark Bailey Regulator Decision Locks In Queensland’s Electricity Price Stability Victor P Taffa Queenslanders have been shielded from the significant electricity price increases across the country because of the Palaszczuk Government’s recent intervention as part of the $1.16 Billion Powering Queensland Plan. Energy Minister Mark Bailey said the Queensland Competition Authority’s […]

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Victoria Pleased That Water Target Was Met Under Murray-Darling Basin Plan

Victoria Pleased That Water Target Was Met Under Murray-Darling Basin Plan

16 June 2017

Victoria Minister for Water Lisa Neville Murray Basin Water Target A Big Win For Victoria Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has secured a major win for Victorian communities and the environment, with a key water target met under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (MDBP). Agreement reached at the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council meeting in Canberra today […]

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COAG Agrees On A Healthy Murray-Darling River System

COAG Agrees On A Healthy Murray-Darling River System

16 June 2017

South Australia Minister for Water and the River Murray Ian Hunter Murray-Darling Basin Ministers Make Progress Must Focus On Delivery Of 450 GL Victor P Taffa South Australia’s Minister for the River Murray has welcomed the commitment by Murray-Darling Basin ministers to progress key elements of the Basin Plan to protect the long-term health of […]

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Andrews Govt To Undertake Key Maintenance In Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District

Andrews Govt To Undertake Key Maintenance In Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District

11 June 2017

Victoria Minister for Water Lisa Neville Major Goulburn-Murray Water Works This Winter Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has announced $100 Million of critical works in the Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District as part of the Connections Project, Victoria’s largest water modernisation project. Works, which will be carried out over winter, will: Upgrade 33 km of channel across […]

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Northern Gas Pipeline Project Moves Forward With Granting Of Consent

Northern Gas Pipeline Project Moves Forward With Granting Of Consent

10 June 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Consent Granted For Next Stage Of Northern Gas Pipeline Victor P Taffa Minister for Resources Ken Vowles today announced Jemena has been granted consent to construct the first 344 km portion of the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) project. This follows consent to construct the Phillip […]

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Bridgetown Wastewater Treatment Plant To Be Upgraded

Bridgetown Wastewater Treatment Plant To Be Upgraded

08 June 2017

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Improvements To Wastewater Recycling In Bridgetown Victor P Taffa State Government investing in Bridgetown’s wastewater system Work will cater for future growth and provide environmental benefits Bridgetown will benefit from major improvements to the town’s wastewater system, with two projects valued at $9.4 Million now under way. “This […]

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Minister Says Gas Licences Not To Be Thrown Around Like Confetti At Weddings

Minister Says Gas Licences Not To Be Thrown Around Like Confetti At Weddings

08 June 2017

New South Wales Minister for Resources Don Harwin Strategic Conventional Gas Exploration Sites Identified In Western New South Wales Victor P Taffa New South Wales (NSW) Government is taking responsible steps to increase conventional gas exploration in the state by implementing the Strategic Release Framework in the NSW Gas Plan. Minister for Resources Don Harwin […]

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Mining And Mineral Processing Responsible For About Half Of State’s Export Revenue

Mining And Mineral Processing Responsible For About Half Of State’s Export Revenue

07 June 2017

Tasmania Minister for Resources Guy Barnett Royalty Revenue Rebounds Strongly Victor P Taffa Mining and mineral processing is responsible for about half of the State’s export revenue and provides thousands of jobs, directly and indirectly, particularly in regional Tasmania, Minister for Resources Guy Barnett said. “Today, I am pleased to advise that the industry is […]

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Research The Key To More Efficient Water Use

Research The Key To More Efficient Water Use

06 June 2017

Western Australia Minister for Water and Science Dave Kelly Science The Key To Help Preserve Perth Green Spaces Victor P Taffa Geophysical surveys underway at Lake Monger Reserve Investigations help plan for sustainable management of Perth’s groundwater Water and Science Minister Dave Kelly announced the start of a series of groundwater investigations that will help […]

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Water Licensing Information To Go Online

Water Licensing Information To Go Online

06 June 2017

Northern Territory Minister for the Environment and Natural Resources Lauren Moss Open And Transparent Water Use With New Online Water Portal Victor P Taffa Gunner Territory Government is delivering on its promise to be open and transparent with the launch of a ‘one-stop-shop’ to water planning and licensing information. Online water portal will provide Territorians […]

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