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How Sydney Harbour Bridge And Heavy Rail Tunnel Will Work Together Tramways Dispensed With For No Good Reason Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details Travel Times Between Warrnambool And Melbourne Cut By Up To 20 Minutes East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops High Speed Rail Allows For Faster Freight Trains Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel? Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains
 
How Sydney Harbour Bridge And Heavy Rail Tunnel Will Work Together

How Sydney Harbour Bridge And Heavy Rail Tunnel Will Work Together

Sets Of Points Key To Bridge And Tunnel Integrating Effectively For Commuters Victor P Taffa Sydney Harbour Bridge has had 2 railway tracks traverse the western side of the deck since it opened on 19 March 1932. 2 railway tracks were built on the eastern side of the deck for a Northern Beaches Railway Line […]

Tramways Dispensed With For No Good Reason

Tramways Dispensed With For No Good Reason

Tramway Facts And Figures Victor P Taffa Sydney had the largest Tramway Network outside of London in the British Empire. Transport Planners and Politicians who do not know or ignore the Past cannot Plan for the Present let alone the Future.   Given what has gone on with closure of Tramways throughout New South Wales […]

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railway Facts And Figures Victor P Taffa Railway Planners and Politicians who do not know or ignore the Past cannot Plan for the Present let alone the Future. Given what has gone on with closure of Branch Railways throughout New South Wales it would seem rather mad capped for the North West Railway Line under […]

North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details

North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details

North West Heavy Rail Line As A Through Line From Day 1 Victor P Taffa North West Railway Line that is under construction will provide a far more effective Railway Line with many more services for commuters as a Through Line than a Branch Line. East Hills Line until 1984 was a Branch Line. Population […]

Travel Times Between Warrnambool And Melbourne Cut By Up To 20 Minutes

Travel Times Between Warrnambool And Melbourne Cut By Up To 20 Minutes

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews New Trains And More Services For The Warrnambool Line Victor P Taffa Andrews Government’s Regional Rail Revival will upgrade track, signalling and more level crossings to run new trains and extra services to Warrnambool. Premier Daniel Andrews visited Warrnambool station today, where stabling will be upgraded as part of a $114 […]

East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops

East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan Contract Awarded For East End Tram Extension Victor P Taffa Night works for the City Tram Extension Project will begin this weekend, after the major contract was awarded to Downer York Joint Venture a consortia consisting of Downer EDI Works and South Australian company, York Civil. […]

High Speed Rail Allows For Faster Freight Trains

High Speed Rail Allows For Faster Freight Trains

Case For Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail (HSR) Stacks Up Victor P Taffa Arguments that Capital City-Capital City HSR operating at speeds of 515 km/h does not stack up are wrong and unfounded. HSR Corridors enables faster and more profitable Freight Train operations to every Capital City. To then turn around and say that […]

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

SAY YES TO HEAVY RAIL: SAY NO TO METRO RAIL Victor P Taffa         Country New South Wales had many Branch Railway Lines closed and replaced by more costly bus services. The Newcastle Line is next and it would seem that this policy is driven by Baron Richard Beeching in the U.K. […]

Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel?

Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel?

Bass Strait Rail Transport Options Victor P Taffa Currently the Car Ferry that operates across Bass Strait between Victoria and Tasmania is full during peak season. A Rail Ferry that also operates across Bass Strait would increase investment in Tasmania and build the economies of South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. When discussing the idea of […]

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Victor P Taffa The Sydney Harbour Bridge opened on 19 March 1932 catering for 6 undivided road lanes and 4 Railway Lines. The 2 Western side Railway Lines continue to take trains to and from the North Shore. The 2 Eastern side Railway Lines were intended initially for a Railway to the Northern Beaches that […]

Northern Territory Govt Hosts Australian Test Cricket Team In Darwin

Northern Territory Govt Hosts Australian Test Cricket Team In Darwin

12 August 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Northern Territory Government Brings Aussie Cricket Heroes To Darwin Victor P Taffa Northern Territory (NT) Government, in partnership with Cricket Australia, will host the Australian test cricket team in Darwin as they prepare for their upcoming Test series against Bangladesh. Highly anticipated 7-day training camp will […]

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FaFT Program Welcomed By Minister In Katherine Area

FaFT Program Welcomed By Minister In Katherine Area

12 August 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Education Eva Lawler FaFT Program Opens In The Katherine Area Victor P Taffa Territory Government has delivered on another key election commitment, officially opening the Jilkminggan-Mataranka Families as First Teachers (FaFT) Program. Minister for Education Eva Lawler said FaFT provides a quality early childhood and family support program for young remote […]

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Minister Encourages 9 Shortlisted Visual Arts Fellowship Nominees

Minister Encourages 9 Shortlisted Visual Arts Fellowship Nominees

12 August 2017

New South Wales Minister for the Arts Don Harwin 9 New South Wales Artists In Running For Prestigious Fellowship Victor P Taffa 9 emerging visual artists from across the state have been shortlisted to receive the $30,000 2017 New South Wales (NSW) Visual Arts Fellowship (Emerging) from the NSW Government through Create NSW in partnership […]

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Posted in Literary & Arts

Palaszczuk Govt To Establish Fundraising Body For Restoration Of The Old Museum

Palaszczuk Govt To Establish Fundraising Body For Restoration Of The Old Museum

11 August 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Premier Announces Plan For Restoration Of The Old Museum Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will establish a fundraising body to raise money for the restoration of the Old Museum in Brisbane. Speaking ahead of the Royal Queensland Show, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the Government had allocated $3 Million for maintenance and […]

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Queensland Moves To Stop New South Wales From Dumping Rubbish Across Border

Queensland Moves To Stop New South Wales From Dumping Rubbish Across Border

11 August 2017

Queensland Minister for Environment Steven Miles Queensland Acting Minister for Main Roads Steven Miles Queensland Government To Target Rogue Waste Management Operators Victor P Taffa A joint agency operation between Transport and Main Roads (TMR), Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) and the Queensland Police Service (QPS) will begin targeting heavy vehicles from New South Wales […]

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Posted in Environment

Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Bill To Streamline Taxi Charges

Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Bill To Streamline Taxi Charges

11 August 2017

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Better Services Cheaper Fares And A Stronger Industry Victor P Taffa Andrews Government’s comprehensive reforms to taxi and hire car services have passed parliament, paving the way for better services, cheaper fares and more choice for Victorian passengers. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan welcomed the passage of […]

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Honourable Justice Anne Ferguson Appointed To Lead Supreme Court Of Victoria

Honourable Justice Anne Ferguson Appointed To Lead Supreme Court Of Victoria

11 August 2017

Victoria Attorney-General Martin Pakula New Chief Justice For Victoria Victor P Taffa Attorney-General Martin Pakula today announced the appointment of the Honourable Justice Anne Ferguson as the new Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria. “Justice Ferguson is widely respected in the Victorian legal profession and by her judicial colleagues for her intellect, leadership […]

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Posted in Legal Affairs

McGowan Govt Commits Funding To Peel Youth Medical Services Health Hub

McGowan Govt Commits Funding To Peel Youth Medical Services Health Hub

10 August 2017

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Peel Youth To Benefit From Integrated Health Hub Victor P Taffa Progression of the Peel Youth Medical Services Health Hub meets election commitment Total financial contribution of $5 Million over 3 financial years Hub will provide integrated health care for young people in the Peel region McGowan Government […]

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Posted in Health

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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Hodgman Govt Finalises Talks With Doctors Over Pay Deal

Hodgman Govt Finalises Talks With Doctors Over Pay Deal

10 August 2017

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Doctors Pay Deal And Trial NW Recruitment Drive Victor P Taffa Minister for Health Michael Ferguson has announced the Hodgman Government has finalised negotiations with doctors as part of the Salaried Medical Practitioners Agreement. “Under the Agreement, doctors will receive a 2 % pay increase p.a. effective from July […]

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Legislative Council Inquiry Hears That King Island Will Receive New Larger Vessel

Legislative Council Inquiry Hears That King Island Will Receive New Larger Vessel

10 August 2017

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding New Ship For King Island Likely By The End Of This Year Victor P Taffa Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding advised the Legislative Council inquiry into King Island shipping that the current temporary vessel, the Investigator, is likely to be replaced by a substantially larger, and more fit for […]

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Posted in Transport

Proposed Reconfiguration Of SA Pathology Suspended Until Mid 2018

Proposed Reconfiguration Of SA Pathology Suspended Until Mid 2018

09 August 2017

South Australia Minister for Health Jack Snelling SA Pathology Update Victor P Taffa Proposed reconfiguration of SA Pathology has been suspended until mid-next year. “Move to the new RAH and the introduction of new state-of-the-art technology the time is not right at the moment.” Minister for Health Jack Snelling said. Today’s announcement gives us more […]

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West End Will Join Old RAH Site By Tram Extension Along North Terrace

West End Will Join Old RAH Site By Tram Extension Along North Terrace

09 August 2017

South Australia Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Stephen Mullighan New Public Transport Arrangements To Service The New Royal Adelaide Hospital Victor P Taffa A new free bus shuttle service on North Terrace will connect the old and new Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) sites from next month. “Opening of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital next month […]

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Posted in Transport

New Zealand Urged To Preference Queensland Over Canberra

New Zealand Urged To Preference Queensland Over Canberra

09 August 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk New Zealand Trade Minister Urged To Bypass Canberra For Buy Queensland Briefing Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk urges New Zealand Trade Minister to visit Brisbane to receive a briefing on her Government’s new procurement policy, Buy Queensland. Premier Palaszczuk said New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay should stop muscling up […]

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Posted in Business

Queensland Gross State Product Up 1.2% For March Quarter 2017

Queensland Gross State Product Up 1.2% For March Quarter 2017

09 August 2017

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt Queensland State Accounts Confirm Strong And Growing State Economy Victor P Taffa Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, Curtis Pitt, says the latest Queensland State Accounts are good news for Queensland and show the best quarterly economic growth result in 5 years. Treasurer Pitt said the figures confirmed the continuing […]

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New South Wales Continues To Dump Its Rubbish In Queensland

New South Wales Continues To Dump Its Rubbish In Queensland

09 August 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Interstate Waste Management Update Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said her Government has made historic reforms to address the management of waste in Queensland. “We are investing in biofuel projects to support waste-to-energy projects.” Premier Palaszczuk said. “We have led operations, including heavy vehicle searches and a special pollution hotline […]

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New South Wales Dumps Its Rubbish In Queensland

New South Wales Dumps Its Rubbish In Queensland

09 August 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Interstate Waste Movement Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is outraged that waste is being transferred from New South Wales and dumped across the border into Queensland. “I will discuss the allegations, including the non-enforcement of the ‘proximity principle’, with New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian.” Premier Palaszczuk said.   Proximity principle, […]

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Premier To Amend Law That Restores Martin Place For Everyone’s Use

Premier To Amend Law That Restores Martin Place For Everyone’s Use

08 August 2017

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Social Housing Pru Goward New South Wales Will Change Laws To Remove Tent City Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government will urgently move to change laws to allow authorities to remove the Martin Place tent city following inaction by the City of Sydney, […]

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Posted in Law & Order

DA’s Now To Go Through IHAP’s In All Sydney Councils

DA’s Now To Go Through IHAP’s In All Sydney Councils

08 August 2017

New South Wales Minister for Planning and Housing Anthony Roberts New South Wales Minister for Local Government Gabrielle Upton IHAP’s To Be Introduced For All Sydney Councils Victor P Taffa Independent Hearing and Assessment Panels (IHAP’s) will become mandatory for all councils in Sydney and Wollongong to guard against corruption and lead to better local […]

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Posted in Planning

Minister Welcomes Drones Into Parliament House

Minister Welcomes Drones Into Parliament House

08 August 2017

Northern Territory Minister for Education Eva Lawler The Robots Are Taking Over! Parliament House Transforms For Skills 2021 Victor P Taffa More than 1,000 students are flying, buzzing and puzzling their way through Parliament House for Skills 2021 where drones, robots and 3D objects have taken over the Great Hall. Minister for Education Eva Lawler […]

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Posted in Education

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