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National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade Keep Jim Molan In The Senate Labor’s Railway Promise Celebrates 70 Years Of Not Being Delivered Catching Cane Toads For $100.00 Is Better Than 10 Cents New South Wales Food And Wine Tourism Strategy 2018-22 Launched 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
 
National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment

National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment

Victoria Minister for Tourism Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula Building A Better Home For Our Sporting History Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is investing in Victoria’s proud sporting history with work set to get underway on a major redevelopment of the National Sports Museum at the MCG. “MCG is a Victorian icon, and there’s […]

Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade

Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula $1.56 Million Upgrade For Flemington Training Track Victor P Taffa Australia’s premier racing destination will soon be able to operate rain, hail or shine, with works set to begin on a new, world-class synthetic training track at Flemington Racecourse.   Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced that the […]

Keep Jim Molan In The Senate

Keep Jim Molan In The Senate

Jim Molan Dumped Below The Line By Liberal Party Factional Dingbats Victor P Taffa Liberal Senator Jim Molan has been dumped to below the line by Liberal Party Factional Dingbats for the 2019 Federal Election. Liberal Senator for New South Wales Andrew James (Jim) Molan AO DSC is a former major general in the Australian […]

Labor’s Railway Promise Celebrates 70 Years Of Not Being Delivered

Labor’s Railway Promise Celebrates 70 Years Of Not Being Delivered

Labor’s Answer Is A Few New Wooden Seats At North Strathfield Railway Station Victor P Taffa In 1949 Labor promised 4 Tracks and 4 Platforms on the Hornsby-Strathfield Northern Line. 70 Years later and commuters are still waiting. After 70 Years please do not give people the excuse that there is no money to build […]

Catching Cane Toads For $100.00 Is Better Than 10 Cents

Catching Cane Toads For $100.00 Is Better Than 10 Cents

Federal Senator For Queensland Pauline Hanson’s Catching Cane Toad Plan Has Merit Victor P Taffa Federal Senator For Queensland Pauline Hanson’s Catching Cane Toad Plan has merit however the price should have been $100.00 and not 10 Cents. Former US President Ronald Reagan once said that the “Best form of Welfare is a Job.” Value […]

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 […]

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 18 Visits For 21 February 2019 With Day Incomplete 1,430 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 1,869 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 22 January 2019-21 February 2019 Visits for 21 February 2019 are 18 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 12 Visits For 21 February 2019 With Day Incomplete 2,273 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 3,044 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days The Southern Thunderer Visits Are Higher During Federal, State And Territory Elections Period 22 January […]

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Queensland Unemployment Rate Down For January 2019

Queensland Unemployment Rate Down For January 2019

21 February 2019

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad 3,500 New Jobs In Queensland Victor P Taffa More than 100 Queenslanders a day found work in January, with a total of 3,500 jobs created in Queensland last month, according to ABS Labour Force Data released today. Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad said the additional jobs took the total […]

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Gulf Town Of Forsayth Opens New Mine Almost 150 Years After First Gold Rush

Gulf Town Of Forsayth Opens New Mine Almost 150 Years After First Gold Rush

21 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Mines Anthony Lynham Historical Outback Town Strikes Gold With New Mine Victor P Taffa Almost 150 years after the Gulf town of Forsayth saw its first gold rush, an Australian company will develop a new gold mine and 20 local jobs. Minister for Mines Anthony Lynham said the 20-year lease was for […]

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Graeme Gammie Appointed CEO Of Landgate

Graeme Gammie Appointed CEO Of Landgate

21 February 2019

Western Australia Minister for Lands Ben Wyatt New CEO Announced For Landgate Victor P Taffa Graeme Gammie appointed as the new CEO of Landgate Minister for Lands Ben Wyatt has announced the appointment of Graeme Gammie as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Landgate for a 5-year term commencing on March 5, 2019. “I […]

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Remote Kimberley Community Health Clinic Now Open

Remote Kimberley Community Health Clinic Now Open

21 February 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook New Health Clinic Now Open In Remote Kimberley Community Victor P Taffa New clinic offers culturally appropriate and secure care for Aboriginal patients Additions include private consult rooms, a resuscitation bay and pathology services Clinic includes family room with area set aside for elders to prepare bush medicines  […]

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Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.1% For January 2019

Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.1% For January 2019

21 February 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.1% Victor P Taffa Australia’s trend unemployment rate remained steady in January 2019 at 5.1 %, from a revised December 2018 figure, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Unemployment rate has remained at 5.1 % for a second month, supported by strong participation in […]

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New South Wales State Election 2019 Timetable Of Events

New South Wales State Election 2019 Timetable Of Events

21 February 2019

Polling Day 23 March 2019 New South Wales Electoral Commission New South Wales State Election Announcement Victor P Taffa Timetable of events has been announced by the New South Wales Electoral Commission for the 23 March 2019 New South Wales Election. Monday, 21 January Nomination Online Management System available to prospective candidates Nomination forms available […]

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Canberra Water Resources Total Volume Up 27%

Canberra Water Resources Total Volume Up 27%

20 February 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Water In Canberra Cleaner And There’s More Of It Victor P Taffa In June 2017 the total volume of water resources in the Canberra area totalled 279,968 megalitres, equating to just over half of the water held in Sydney Harbour, according to new data issued by the Australian Bureau of Statistics […]

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Wages Up 0.5% In December Quarter 2018

Wages Up 0.5% In December Quarter 2018

20 February 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Wages Rise 0.5% In The December Quarter 2018 Victor P Taffa Seasonally adjusted Wage Price Index (WPI) rose 0.5 % in December quarter 2018 and 2.3 % through the year, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Seasonally adjusted, quarterly rise of 0.5 % continues an […]

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Work Begins To Seal Final 14.5 Km Section Of Waterhouse Road

Work Begins To Seal Final 14.5 Km Section Of Waterhouse Road

20 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff Safety Boost For Waterhouse Road Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is committed to providing the infrastructure upgrades our State needs to improve safety and travel times, and this week work has begun to seal the final 14.5 km section of Waterhouse Road. Two-year project forms part of the Government’s […]

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Round 2 Mining Exploration Grant Applications Open Until 29 March 2019

Round 2 Mining Exploration Grant Applications Open Until 29 March 2019

20 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney Growing Our Minerals Sector Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government will continue to unlock Tasmania’s mining potential with round 2 of its Mining Exploration Grants Program opening this week, Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney said. Initiative underpins the next generation of mineral discovers in Tasmania, and this next round follows […]

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Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Showing At Melbourne’s Princess Theatre

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Showing At Melbourne’s Princess Theatre

20 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Tourism Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula Harry Potter And The Cursed Child To Open This Weekend Victor P Taffa Harry Potter and the Cursed Child officially opens on Saturday, with the support of the Andrews Government. Melbourne’s Princess Theatre is the only place in the southern hemisphere where theatregoers can see […]

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Melbourne Arts Precinct Redevelopment Architects Announced

Melbourne Arts Precinct Redevelopment Architects Announced

20 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley Architects Appointed To Redesign Melbourne Arts Precinct Victor P Taffa Melbourne design practice HASSELL, in partnership with New York’s SO-IL, will lead a local and international team to design the new the public space that will form part of the Melbourne Arts Precinct redevelopment. “This project will reshape […]

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Wet Season Exhibition To Light Up Darwin CBD

Wet Season Exhibition To Light Up Darwin CBD

20 February 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss New Exhibition To Illuminate The Wet Victor P Taffa A spectacular new Wet Season exhibition by world-renowned artist Bruce Munro is set to light up the Darwin CBD and bring thousands of extra visitors during the traditionally quieter tourist period. Funded through the Northern Territory […]

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11 New Child And Family Centres To Be Established

11 New Child And Family Centres To Be Established

20 February 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Katherine To Receive A New Child And Family Centre Victor P Taffa Every Territory child deserves the best start in life and the Northern Territory Government is investing to meet the needs of our youngest Territorians now and into the future. Chief Minister Michael Gunner today announced that Katherine […]

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Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment Works Well Underway

Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment Works Well Underway

20 February 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro Work Well Underway On Griffith Base Hospital Redevelopment Victor P Taffa $224 Million Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment has reached another milestone. Announcement that Project Coordination (Australia) Pty Ltd, a privately-owned Australian construction and management firm, has been appointed as the builders for Stage 1 construction. Deputy Premier and […]

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Wrong Priorities Leaves People Without Lifts At Railway Stations

Wrong Priorities Leaves People Without Lifts At Railway Stations

19 February 2019

New South Wales Auditor-General Margaret Crawford Transport Access Program Performance Audit Victor P Taffa Transport for NSW’s process for selecting and prioritising projects is being considered for the third stage of its Transport Access Program. Balanced compliance includes: Broader customer outcomes, Demographics, Deliverability, National disability standards, Value for money. However, Transport for NSW does not […]

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ADC Global Blockchain Finalists Announced

ADC Global Blockchain Finalists Announced

19 February 2019

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall Finalists Announced For South Australia’s $100,000 Blockchain Innovation Challenge Victor P Taffa Blockchain technology is being used to trade renewable energy, and preserve cultural artefacts currently held by the South Australian Museum. This is among the 10 outstanding ideas that have been selected as finalists in South Australia’s Blockchain Innovation […]

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Posted in Technology

Public Schools $56 Million Capital Works Package Announced

Public Schools $56 Million Capital Works Package Announced

19 February 2019

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall South Australia Minister for Education John Gardner $56 Million Capital Works Package Unveiled For Schools Victor P Taffa A number of South Australian public schools will receive a funding boost as part of a $56 Million capital works package. This will improve school facilities, meet projected enrolment demands and to […]

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Barcaldine-Aramac Road To Be Resurfaced

Barcaldine-Aramac Road To Be Resurfaced

18 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Road Widening To Begin On Barcaldine-Aramac Road Victor P Taffa Barcaldine work crews will roll out the bitumen when they start works next week on the Palaszczuk Government’s $2.09 Million Barcaldine-Aramac Road upgrade. Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey said as an important link […]

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Gold Coast To Host TV WEEK Logie Awards In 2019

Gold Coast To Host TV WEEK Logie Awards In 2019

18 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones TV WEEK Logie Awards Return To The Gold Coast In 2019 Victor P Taffa Australia’s TV A-list will return to the Gold Coast for the 2019 TV WEEK Logies on Sunday, 30 June, Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones has announced. Minister Jones said the industry’s […]

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