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Perth’s Optus Stadium Wins 27th Accolade Since Opening In January 2018 Final Design Unveiled For New Sydney Fish Market New South Wales Food And Wine Tourism Strategy 2018-22 Launched CFA Report One Of Many Hidden From Public By Andrews Govt 150 Years Of Granny Smith Apple 1868-2018 Marshall Govt Gives Support To Strawberry Industry Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains
 
Perth’s Optus Stadium Wins 27th Accolade Since Opening In January 2018

Perth’s Optus Stadium Wins 27th Accolade Since Opening In January 2018

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray Optus Stadium Named World’s Best In International Awards Victor P Taffa Optus Stadium awarded Project of the Year at TheStadiumBusiness Awards in London Another tribute to the skills of Western Australian businesses, workers and the public sector Optus Stadium has won the Project of the Year […]

Final Design Unveiled For New Sydney Fish Market

Final Design Unveiled For New Sydney Fish Market

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New Sydney Fish Market To Transform Blackwattle Bay Victor P Taffa Final design has been unveiled for an iconic new Sydney Fish Market which will revitalise Blackwattle Bay and expand the public’s access to Sydney Harbour and its foreshore. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the purpose-built retail and wholesale facility […]

New South Wales Food And Wine Tourism Strategy 2018-22 Launched

New South Wales Food And Wine Tourism Strategy 2018-22 Launched

New South Wales Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall Strategy Launched To Lure More Food And Wine Visitors To New South Wales Victor P Taffa More food and wine lovers across the globe are set to put Sydney and regional New South Wales on their travel itinerary with the New South Wales Government […]

CFA Report One Of Many Hidden From Public By Andrews Govt

CFA Report One Of Many Hidden From Public By Andrews Govt

Victoria Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Brad Battin Daniel Andrews Hides CFA Report Victor P Taffa Premier Daniel Andrews has lost control of Victoria’s fire service dispute and continues to hide the CFA annual report from the public. “Liberal Nationals will take back control and protect our hard working CFA volunteers who protect us.” Shadow […]

150 Years Of Granny Smith Apple 1868-2018

150 Years Of Granny Smith Apple 1868-2018

Saturday 20 October 2018 Granny Smith Festival 2018 Victor P Taffa Granny Smith Festival named after the Granny Smith Apple and in honour of Maria Ann Smith is an annual festival held in Eastwood. Naturally the Granny Smith Apple takes pride at the festival. Granny Smith Festival runs from 9.00 am-8.30 pm on Saturday 20 […]

Marshall Govt Gives Support To Strawberry Industry

Marshall Govt Gives Support To Strawberry Industry

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone State Government Support For Strawberry Industry Victor P Taffa Marshall Government will provide up to $50,000 to the South Australian Produce Market to purchase and install a metal detector to help boost consumer confidence in the strawberry industry, with the local growing […]

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

High Speed Rail Operates On Heavy Rail Tracks Victor P Taffa Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail (HSR Aka Japan’s Bullet Train) is essentially a Heavy Rail Train that operates at 500 km/h. Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail includes a Roll-on Roll-off Rail Ferry across Bass Strait. HSR travels on Heavy Rail Tracks that […]

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 […]

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. […]

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

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

ISPUT Daily Visit Statistics And Page Views

ISPUT Daily Visit Statistics And Page Views

14 March 2018

ISPUT (Improve Sydney Public Transport) Daily Visits And Page Views Over Last 30 Days Victor P Taffa 6 Visits For 11 December 2018 With Day Incomplete 963 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 1,310 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 12 November 2018-11 December 2018 Visits for 11 December 2018 are 6 With […]

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The Southern Thunderer Daily Visit Statistics And Page Views

The Southern Thunderer Daily Visit Statistics And Page Views

14 March 2018

The Southern Thunderer (TST) Daily Visits And Page Views Over Last 30 Days Victor P Taffa 7 Visits For 11 December 2018 With Day Incomplete 4,120 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 5,308 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days The Southern Thunderer Visits Are Higher During Federal, State And Territory Elections Period 12 November […]

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Attorney General Officially Opens Forensic Medicine & Coroners Court Complex

Attorney General Officially Opens Forensic Medicine & Coroners Court Complex

12 December 2018

New South Wales Attorney General Mark Speakman World-Class Forensic Medicine & Coroners Court Complex Complete VictorP Taffa Largest coroner’s court and forensic medicine facility in Australia is complete, with New South Wales Attorney General Mark Speakman and Secretary New South Wales Health Elizabeth Koff today officially opening the $91.5 Million building at Lidcombe. Attorney General […]

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Attorney General Appoints Five New Magistrates For Local Court Of New South Wales

Attorney General Appoints Five New Magistrates For Local Court Of New South Wales

12 December 2018

New South Wales Attorney General Mark Speakman Five New Magistrates For Local Court Of New South Wales VictorP Taffa Attorney General Mark Speakman today announced the appointments of barrister Miranda Moody and solicitors Greg Elks, Ian Rodgers, Fiona McCarron and Stephen Olischlager as Local Court magistrates. “Five new magistrates have combined legal experience of 114 […]

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Newly Appointed Bushfire State Recovery Coordinator Visits Impacted Communities

Newly Appointed Bushfire State Recovery Coordinator Visits Impacted Communities

12 December 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Bushfire State Recovery Coordinator Visits Impacted Communities Victor P Taffa Recently appointed State Recovery Coordinator Major-General (retired) Stuart Smith has visited the most heavily impacted areas of the recent unprecedented bushfires that swept through Central Queensland. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said since Major-General Smith was appointed to the role on Sunday, he […]

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Premier Announces Bushfires State Recovery Coordinator

Premier Announces Bushfires State Recovery Coordinator

12 December 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Bushfires State Recovery Coordinator Appointed Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Queensland’s bushfire recovery efforts will be coordinated by Major-General (retired) Stuart Smith. Premier Palaszczuk said Major General Smith will support Central Queensland communities impacted by the recent bushfires in his role as State Recovery Coordinator. “Major-General Smith is […]

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Works To Continue On Rail Network Over Summer In 2019

Works To Continue On Rail Network Over Summer In 2019

12 December 2018

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Victoria’s Big Build Continues Over Summer Victor P Taffa Drivers and public transport passengers are being urged to plan ahead over summer, as works continue on the Andrew Government’s unprecedented pipeline of major transport projects and vital road and rail maintenance. A major construction blitz will take place […]

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Andrews Govt Saves The Overland Train

Andrews Govt Saves The Overland Train

12 December 2018

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Stepping In To Save The Overland For Western Victoria Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will save the iconic Overland train service between Melbourne and Adelaide, which connects passengers from South Australia, Western Victoria and Geelong on the historical route. Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne today announced the […]

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TasWater To Undertake Feasibility Study For Freycinet Wastewater

TasWater To Undertake Feasibility Study For Freycinet Wastewater

11 December 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Fixing Freycinet Wastewater Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government is committed to investing in the infrastructure our growing state needs, and to protect the precious Tasmanian way of life, Premier Will Hodgman said. Freycinet National Park is one of our most popular tourism destinations and is much loved by locals, however the […]

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Premier Announces Construction Contractor For Cradle Mountain Gateway Precinct

Premier Announces Construction Contractor For Cradle Mountain Gateway Precinct

11 December 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Fairbrother Wins Contract For Cradle Mountain Gateway Precinct Victor P Taffa Tasmanian construction company Fairbrother has been awarded a $12 Million contract for work on the Cradle Mountain Visitor Gateway Precinct, Premier Will Hodgman said. New Precinct will be the heart of the visitor experience and the first arrival destination for […]

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Surf Life Saving WA Receives Lotterywest Support For Nippers Program

Surf Life Saving WA Receives Lotterywest Support For Nippers Program

11 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray Nippers Funding Makes A Splash Victor P Taffa Lotterywest provides $700,000 to Surf Life SavingWA to support nippers program Funding to purchase equipment and safety devices Surf Life Saving WA (SLSWA) has received $700,000 towards equipment and safety devices to support the nippers program, thanks to […]

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Manjimup Seniors Housing Builder Selected

Manjimup Seniors Housing Builder Selected

11 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Housing Peter Tinley Builder Selected For Manjimup Seniors Housing Project Victor P Taffa Pindan Constructions Pty Ltd appointed builders for housing development Construction of 9 homes scheduled to commence in early 2019 A housing project for seniors in Manjimup is a step closer to fruition with the recent appointment of Pindan […]

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Innovative Language Grants Awarded To 5 Schools

Innovative Language Grants Awarded To 5 Schools

11 December 2018

South Australia Minister for Education John Gardner Five Schools Receive Grants To Trial Innovative Language Education Approaches Victor P Taffa Five South Australian public schools have been awarded up to $50,000 each to support them to trial innovative approaches for improving the effectiveness, quality or sustainability of languages learning in the primary years. Successful projects […]

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Loxton Queensland Fruit Fly Quarantine Zone To Remain Until 28 February 2019

Loxton Queensland Fruit Fly Quarantine Zone To Remain Until 28 February 2019

11 December 2018

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Queensland Fruit Fly Outbreak Declared In Loxton Victor P Taffa An outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) has been detected in Loxton following the discovery of 7 male flies. A 1.5 km outbreak area and 15 km suspension area have been established around the detection point and […]

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Western Victoria Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

Western Victoria Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

10 December 2018

Polling Day 24 November 2018 Victoria Electoral Commission Provisional Results Announced For Western Victoria Region Victor P Taffa Victoria Electoral Commission has released Provisional Vote Results for the Legislative Council Western Victoria Region in the Victoria State Election held on Saturday 24 November 2018. Friday 30 November was the last day that Victoria Electoral Commission […]

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Western Metropolitan Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

Western Metropolitan Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

10 December 2018

Polling Day 24 November 2018 Victoria Electoral Commission Provisional Results Announced For Western Metropolitan Region Victor P Taffa Victoria Electoral Commission has released Provisional Vote Results for the Legislative Council Western Metropolitan Region in the Victoria State Election held on Saturday 24 November 2018. Friday 30 November was the last day that Victoria Electoral Commission […]

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Southern Metropolitan Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

Southern Metropolitan Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

10 December 2018

Polling Day 24 November 2018 Victoria Electoral Commission Provisional Results Announced For Southern Metropolitan Region Victor P Taffa Victoria Electoral Commission has released Provisional Vote Results for the Legislative Council Southern Metropolitan Region in the Victoria State Election held on Saturday 24 November 2018. Friday 30 November was the last day that Victoria Electoral Commission […]

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South Eastern Metropolitan Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

South Eastern Metropolitan Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

10 December 2018

Polling Day 24 November 2018 Victoria Electoral Commission Provisional Results Announced For South Eastern Metropolitan Region Victor P Taffa Victoria Electoral Commission has released Provisional Vote Results for the Legislative Council South Eastern Metropolitan Region in the Victoria State Election held on Saturday 24 November 2018. Friday 30 November was the last day that Victoria […]

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Northern Victoria Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

Northern Victoria Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

10 December 2018

Polling Day 24 November 2018 Victoria Electoral Commission Provisional Results Announced For Northern Victoria Region Victor P Taffa Victoria Electoral Commission has released Provisional Vote Results for the Legislative Council Northern Victoria Region in the Victoria State Election held on Saturday 24 November 2018. Friday 30 November was the last day that Victoria Electoral Commission […]

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Northern Metropolitan Region Victoria State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

Northern Metropolitan Region Victoria State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

10 December 2018

Polling Day 24 November 2018 Victoria Electoral Commission Provisional Results Announced For Northern Metropolitan Region Victor P Taffa Victoria Electoral Commission has released Provisional Vote Results for the Legislative Council Northern Metropolitan Region in the Victoria State Election held on Saturday 24 November 2018. Friday 30 November was the last day that Victoria Electoral Commission […]

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Eastern Victoria Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

Eastern Victoria Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

10 December 2018

Polling Day 24 November 2018 Victoria Electoral Commission Provisional Results Announced For Eastern Victoria Region Victor P Taffa Victoria Electoral Commission has released Provisional Vote Results for the Legislative Council Eastern Victoria Region in the Victoria State Election held on Saturday 24 November 2018. Friday 30 November was the last day that Victoria Electoral Commission […]

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Eastern Metropolitan Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

Eastern Metropolitan Region State Election 2018 Provisional Results Announced

10 December 2018

Polling Day 24 November 2018 Victoria Electoral Commission Provisional Results Announced For Eastern Metropolitan Region Victor P Taffa Victoria Electoral Commission has released Provisional Vote Results for the Legislative Council Eastern Metropolitan Region in the Victoria State Election held on Saturday 24 November 2018. Friday 30 November was the last day that Victoria Electoral Commission […]

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