Parliament Passes Water (Local Management Arrangements) Amendment Bill 2016

Parliament Passes Water (Local Management Arrangements) Amendment Bill 2016

17 February 2017

Queensland Minister for Water Supply Mark Bailey Parliament Progresses Local Management By Irrigators In Regional Qld Victor P Taffa Irrigators from rural communities are one step closer to managing their own schemes after the Water (Local Management Arrangements) Amendment Bill 2016 was passed by the Parliament this afternoon. Water Supply Minister Mark Bailey said he […]

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Olive Downs Mine Given Coordinated Project Status

Olive Downs Mine Given Coordinated Project Status

17 February 2017

Queensland Minister for State Development Anthony Lynham New Coal Mine Takes Key Step Forward Victor P Taffa Queensland’s latest coal mine proposal the $1 Billion Olive Downs mine near Moranbah is a step closer after been given coordinated project status. Minister for State Development Dr. Anthony Lynham said the independent Coordinator-General could now efficiently coordinate the […]

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AEMO Report Shows That South Australia Should Have Kept Lights On

AEMO Report Shows That South Australia Should Have Kept Lights On

16 February 2017

South Australia Minister for Energy Tom Koutsantonis AEMO Report Reveals Load-Shedding In SA Should Never Have Occurred Victor P Taffa Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis has said the report released by AEMO late yesterday proves the load-shedding of 90,000 South Australian customers last Wednesday should never have occurred. “This report outlines a litany of errors that […]

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Minister Approves Mining Lease For Stellar Resources

Minister Approves Mining Lease For Stellar Resources

15 February 2017

Tasmania Minister for Resources Guy Barnett Mining Lease Granted To Stellar Resources Victor P Taffa Minister for Resources Guy Barnett today, approved a mining lease for Columbus Metals Limited, a subsidiary of Stellar Resources, over an area of Crown land at Zeehan on the State’s West Coast. Stellar has undertaken extensive exploration activity through its […]

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Work Commences On Tasmania’s New Duck Irrigation Scheme

Work Commences On Tasmania’s New Duck Irrigation Scheme

12 February 2017

Federal Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Barnaby Joyce Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff State And Federal Governments Deliver On Tasmanian Water Infrastructure Victor P Taffa Work is commencing on Tasmania’s new Duck Irrigation Scheme, delivering greater water security to irrigators in the region. Federal and Tasmanian Governments will work with […]

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Andrews Govt Maps Out Victoria’s Water Future

Andrews Govt Maps Out Victoria’s Water Future

12 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Water Lisa Neville Victoria’s Water Sector Planning For Sustainable Future Victor P Taffa Victoria’s water sector will further plan for population growth, climate change and a stronger future supported by clear new guidelines and direction set by the Andrews Government. Andrews Government’s vision set out in its plan Water for Victoria is […]

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South Australia Demands AEMO Provides Answers On Load Shedding

South Australia Demands AEMO Provides Answers On Load Shedding

11 February 2017

South Australia Minister for Energy Tom Koutsantonis Serious Questions To Be Asked Of National Electricity Market Operators Victor P Taffa Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis today called on the operator of the national electricity market, AEMO (Australian Energy Market Operator ), to answer serious questions about the load shedding event in South Australia on Wednesday. “There […]

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Andrews Govt To Ban Fracking

Andrews Govt To Ban Fracking

09 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Resources Wade Noonan Banning Fracking Once And For All Victor P Taffa Landmark legislation to permanently ban fracking for gas will today return to the Victorian Parliament as the Andrews Government puts regional communities first to protect our clean and green reputation. Victorians have overwhelmingly embraced a ban on fracking to support […]

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Guy Kingwill Appointed Director On The Board Of Tasmanian Irrigation

Guy Kingwill Appointed Director On The Board Of Tasmanian Irrigation

08 February 2017

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff New Director For Tasmanian Irrigation Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff congratulated Mr. Guy Kingwill on his appointment as a new Director on the Board of Tasmanian Irrigation. Mr. Kingwill is currently a Board member of Lower Murray Water Urban and […]

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New Power Stations To Come Online In Queensland

New Power Stations To Come Online In Queensland

05 February 2017

Queensland Minister for Energy Mark Bailey North Qld Already Getting New Power Stations Victor P Taffa Minister for Energy Mark Bailey says the Federal Government is trying to inflict higher electricity prices on North Queenslanders with a back to the future thought bubble to build a new coal-fired power station. Mr. Bailey said industry and […]

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Legacy Mine Remediation Aided By Drone Technology

Legacy Mine Remediation Aided By Drone Technology

04 February 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Drone Technology Aiding Legacy Mine Remediation Victor P Taffa Drone technology is now being used to inspect Legacy Mine sites in the Northern Territory. Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, said drone technology is able to reach areas of mine sites that people […]

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Minister Releases 2015-16 Victorian CMA Actions And Achievements Report

Minister Releases 2015-16 Victorian CMA Actions And Achievements Report

03 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Water Lisa Neville Victoria’s Water Sector Kicking Goals Victor P Taffa Victoria’s catchment management authorities have had another strong year, delivering healthier waterways and catchments, jobs and more liveable communities’ right across the state. “CMA’s play a vital role preparing and implementing regional catchment strategies, and deliver very important services including waterway […]

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Water Leaks Detection Trial For 200 Residential Customers In Colac Commences

Water Leaks Detection Trial For 200 Residential Customers In Colac Commences

03 February 2017

Victoria Minister for Water Lisa Neville Water Saving Trial Begins In Colac Victor P Taffa Minister for Water Lisa Neville has today announced an innovative residential water leak detection trial in Colac one of the first of its kind in Victoria. “Close to real-time water use monitoring will provide a range of benefits for the […]

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Minister Welcomes Senex Energy’s Equity Injection

Minister Welcomes Senex Energy’s Equity Injection

02 February 2017

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Anthony Lynham Gas Investment Shows Confidence In Qld Resources Victor P Taffa Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham today welcomed the latest signs of investor confidence in Queensland’s gas sector, with Senex Energy’s announcement of a new equity injection. Senex today announced that private equity company […]

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Premier Confirms Gladstone Area Water Board To Receive Greater Dividends

Premier Confirms Gladstone Area Water Board To Receive Greater Dividends

02 February 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk $6.4 Million In Water Board Dividends Flow To Gladstone Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed close to $6.4 Million will be provided to the Gladstone Regional Council as part of commitment to divert to the city 50% of dividends and tax-equivalent payments paid by the Gladstone Area Water Board […]

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Water Supply Improved In Corrigin And Koorda Welcomed By Minister

Water Supply Improved In Corrigin And Koorda Welcomed By Minister

25 January 2017

Western Australia Minster for Water Mia Davies Water Supply Improved In Corrigin And Koorda Victor P Taffa Water Corporation completes $3.5 Million water supply upgrades in the shires of Corrigin and Koorda Upgrades provide a more reliable water supply to nearly 1,000 local customers Water Minster Mia Davies today announced the completion of a $3.5 […]

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Hodgman Govt Keen For Right Outcome With King River Rafting

Hodgman Govt Keen For Right Outcome With King River Rafting

25 January 2017

Tasmania Minister for Energy Matthew Groom King River Rafting Resolution Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is a proud supporter of jobs in regional Tasmania and that’s why we have been working hard behind the scenes to get the right outcome for King River Rafting, Minister for Energy Matthew Groom said. “Last year reinforced the importance […]

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Andrews Govt To Ban Fracking In Victoria

Andrews Govt To Ban Fracking In Victoria

24 January 2017

Victoria Minister for Resources Wade Noonan No More Fracking: South-West Farmers Have Their Say Victor P Taffa Andrews Government’s move to permanently ban fracking for gas continues to build support with farmers near Victoria’s surf coast saying they want the practice outlawed for good. Minister for Resources Wade Noonan was taken on a guided tour […]

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Minister Announces Funding To Expand Groundwater Investigations

Minister Announces Funding To Expand Groundwater Investigations

23 January 2017

Western Australia Minister for Water Mia Davies Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Mark Lewis Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Terry Redman $11.5 Million For WA Groundwater Investigations Victor P Taffa Expanding groundwater investigations across the State Water to drive economic growth and employment in regional areas Water Minister Mia Davies today announced […]

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Survey Places Western Australia As No. 1 In World For Mining Industry Investment

Survey Places Western Australia As No. 1 In World For Mining Industry Investment

23 January 2017

Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett Western Australia Minister for State Development Bill Marmion Balla Balla Agreement To Deliver Jobs In Pilbara Victor P Taffa Project expected to create more than 3,300 jobs during construction and 910 jobs once operational State Agreement to provide tenure and licence for railway Liberal National Government has committed to a […]

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