Funding To Be Provided For 8 Non-Potable Water Supply Projects

Funding To Be Provided For 8 Non-Potable Water Supply Projects

20 September 2017

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly $12.75 Million To Rural Water Projects Victor P Taffa Project contributions to develop town and farm water supplies Funding to help clean waterways in the Lower Avon McGowan Government has committed $12.75 Million to rural water projects over the next 3 years to support regional communities in areas […]

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Water Supply Plan For Kangaroo Island To Be Updated

Water Supply Plan For Kangaroo Island To Be Updated

20 September 2017

South Australia Minister for Water and the River Murray Ian Hunter SA Water To Refresh Long-Term Plan For Kangaroo Island Water Supply Victor P Taffa SA Water will soon begin talking with Kangaroo Island residents and businesses about water supply priorities, to update the long-term water supply plan for the island. “We’ve listened to feedback […]

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Mining Security Bond Amounts Disclosure Policy Adopted By Gunner Territory Govt

Mining Security Bond Amounts Disclosure Policy Adopted By Gunner Territory Govt

13 September 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Gunner Territory Govt Adopts Policy Of Mining Security Bond Amounts Disclosure Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, today announced the Gunner Territory Government will be adopting a policy of disclosure for mining security bond amounts. After extensive consultation with the […]

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Golden Gecko Awards To Be Presented On 26 October 2017

Golden Gecko Awards To Be Presented On 26 October 2017

12 September 2017

Western Australia Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston Golden Gecko Awards Finalists Announced Victor P Taffa 5 finalists announced for prestigious environmental award Winner to be announced at Awards for Excellence Ceremony in October Protection and rehabilitation is the focus of the 5 projects vying for the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s […]

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State Govt Defers Start Date Of Energy Security Target To 2020

State Govt Defers Start Date Of Energy Security Target To 2020

11 September 2017

South Australia Minister for Energy Tom Koutsantonis Energy Security Target Start Date Deferred Victor P Taffa State Government will defer the start date of the Energy Security Target to 2020. Energy Security Target was announced as part of the State Government’s $550 Million energy plan in March, to boost energy security and increase local competition […]

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McGowan Govt To Provide Certainty For Mining Industry Following High Court Case

McGowan Govt To Provide Certainty For Mining Industry Following High Court Case

07 September 2017

Western Australia Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston McGowan Government Examining Solutions For Miners Victor P Taffa McGowan Government examining solutions following Forrest & Forrest case Mining industry can be reassured this is a high priority McGowan Government is examining legislative solutions to provide assurance to the State’s mining industry following the High Court […]

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Queensland Coal Comes To The Rescue Of South Australia And Victoria

Queensland Coal Comes To The Rescue Of South Australia And Victoria

06 September 2017

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt Queensland’s Electricity Supply Secure According To New Report Victor P Taffa Queensland’s electricity supply remains secure a fact that has been backed up by a report released by Australia’s Energy Market Operator. Treasurer and Minister for Energy Curtis Pitt said Queenslanders expect and deserve an electricity supply that is secure and […]

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Queensland Gas Comes To The Rescue Of South Australia And Victoria

Queensland Gas Comes To The Rescue Of South Australia And Victoria

06 September 2017

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Anthony Lynham Palaszczuk Government Opens More Land For Domestic Gas Supply Victor P Taffa Queensland is offering up more land for gas to supply the Australian market, hot on the heels of the successful pilot project. Tenders opened today for almost 400 sq km of highly prospective land […]

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Hodgman Govt Outlines Vision To Double Forest Industry By 2036

Hodgman Govt Outlines Vision To Double Forest Industry By 2036

04 September 2017

Tasmania Minister for Resources Guy Barnett Hodgman Govt Building The Future And Value-Adding To Forest Industry Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government has outlined a vision to double the forest, fine timber and wood fibre industry value-add to $1.2 Billion by 2036, an ambitious target backed by industry, Minister for Resources Guy Barnett said. “To achieve […]

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Premier Looks Forward To New Chapter For People Of Whyalla

Premier Looks Forward To New Chapter For People Of Whyalla

02 September 2017

South Australia Premier Jay Weatherill A New Chapter For The People Of Whyalla Victor P Taffa Premier Jay Weatherill today welcomed the beginning of a new chapter for the people of Whyalla at a ceremony to mark the official handing over of the steelworks and mine to new owner GFG Alliance. “Whyalla is the birthplace […]

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Rio Tinto’s Silvergrass Mine Opened By Premier

Rio Tinto’s Silvergrass Mine Opened By Premier

31 August 2017

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Premier On Hand To Open Silvergrass Mine Victor P Taffa Premier opens Rio Tinto’s Silvergrass mine near Tom Price Project creates 500 construction jobs, sustains almost 250 ongoing positions Premier Mark McGowan has officially opened Rio Tinto’s newest Western Australian iron ore mine, the $468 Million Silvergrass project, which has […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Grants 3 Mining Leases For Bauxite Hills Mine Project

Palaszczuk Govt Grants 3 Mining Leases For Bauxite Hills Mine Project

30 August 2017

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Anthony Lynham Bauxite Mine Leases To Unlock FNQ Jobs Victor P Taffa Hundreds of jobs in Far North Queensland are closer after the Palaszczuk Government today granted 3 mining leases for the Bauxite Hills Mine project to operator Metro Mining. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural […]

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Morgan Water Treatment Plant To Be Upgraded

Morgan Water Treatment Plant To Be Upgraded

29 August 2017

South Australia Minister for Water and the River Murray Ian Hunter Morgan Water Treatment Plant To Receive $15 Million Upgrade Victor P Taffa A $15 Million upgrade to SA Water’s Morgan Water Treatment Plant will help meet future demand and further improve the quality of drinking water supplied to more than 130,000 customers. “A reliable […]

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An Extra 5,000 Megalitres Of Water Is Transferred To Toolondo Reservoir

An Extra 5,000 Megalitres Of Water Is Transferred To Toolondo Reservoir

26 August 2017

Victoria Minister for Water Lisa Neville Securing Lake Toolondo For Summer Victor P Taffa An extra 5,000 megalitres of water is being transferred to Toolondo Reservoir, boosting one of Western Victoria’s premier trout fishing spots. Allocation builds on the 5,000 megalitres announced earlier this month and is expected to keep the levels in Toolondo to […]

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Pilbara Boosted With Reopening Of Mine

Pilbara Boosted With Reopening Of Mine

17 August 2017

Western Australia Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston McGowan Government Welcomes Reopening Of Pilbara Mine Victor P Taffa ConsMin’s Woodie Woodie mine to reopen in the Pilbara Expected to create 300 jobs for Western Australians McGowan Government has welcomed Chinese company Ningxia Tianyuan Manganese Industry’s (TMI) decision to restart the Woodie Woodie mine in […]

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Northern Territory Resources Week At Darwin Convention Centre 16-17 August 2017

Northern Territory Resources Week At Darwin Convention Centre 16-17 August 2017

16 August 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Resources Ken Vowles Creating Jobs And Backing Territory Businesses Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, will help launch the Territory’s largest industry exhibition in Darwin this week, delivering a keynote speech at the event. Minister Vowles said Northern Territory Resources Week combines the South East Asia […]

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Chief Minister Addresses Resources Industry At Oil And Gas Conference

Chief Minister Addresses Resources Industry At Oil And Gas Conference

16 August 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Territory Jobs Key To Resource Industry Victor P Taffa Resources sector will continue to underpin economic development in the Northern Territory in the coming years, creating jobs for Territorians. Speaking at the South East Asia Offshore and Onshore Conference (SEOCC) Northern Australia’s largest oil and gas conference Chief Minister […]

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Pilbara Electricity System Regulatory Reform Goes To Cabinet By March 2018

Pilbara Electricity System Regulatory Reform Goes To Cabinet By March 2018

10 August 2017

Western Australia Minister for Energy Ben Wyatt Regulatory Reform To The Pilbara Electricity System Victor P Taffa Reforms to regulatory arrangements for the Pilbara electricity grid are long overdue Public Utilities Office asked to begin work on the design of these reforms Regulatory reforms will benefit consumers and boost regional development Pilbara region is a […]

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Minister Officially Opens Gulkula Mining Training Centre

Minister Officially Opens Gulkula Mining Training Centre

08 August 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Mining Talent In Remote Communities Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, will officially open the Gulkula Mining Training Centre at Garma Festival. Minister Vowles said this project is significant as it is the first Aboriginal-owned mining operation and training centre […]

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Gold Worth More Than $1.1 Billion Discovered Near Bendigo

Gold Worth More Than $1.1 Billion Discovered Near Bendigo

07 August 2017

Victoria Minister for Resources Wade Noonan Bendigo’s Billion Dollar Gold Rush Victor P Taffa More than a billion dollars’ worth of gold has been discovered near Bendigo setting the scene for a 21st century gold rush in Central Victoria. Minister for Resources Wade Noonan toured Fosterville Gold Mine this week, where Kirkland Lake Gold has […]

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