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Catching Cane Toads For $100.00 Is Better Than 10 Cents 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 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
 
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 […]

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 […]

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 20 Visits For 17 January 2019 With Day Incomplete 912 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 1,190 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 18 December 2018-17 January 2019 Visits for 17 January 2019 are 20 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 37 Visits For 17 January 2019 With Day Incomplete 1,533 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 2,180 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days The Southern Thunderer Visits Are Higher During Federal, State And Territory Elections Period 18 December […]

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102 Apprentices To Start With Energex And Ergon Energy Over The Next Month

102 Apprentices To Start With Energex And Ergon Energy Over The Next Month

17 January 2019

Queensland Acting Minister for Natural Resources Mines and Energy Mark Furner Apprentices Keep Queensland Powering Ahead Victor P Taffa Future of the electricity distribution industry in Queensland is secure with 102 apprentices starting their careers with Energex and Ergon Energy over the next month. Assistant Minister of State and Member for Ipswich Jennifer Howard, representing […]

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Construction Of Maryborough Glue Laminated Timber Plant Gets Underway

Construction Of Maryborough Glue Laminated Timber Plant Gets Underway

17 January 2019

Queensland Acting Premier Cameron Dick Revolutionary Queensland Timber Product To Reach Global Markets Victor P Taffa Hyne Timber is a step closer to creating new jobs and taking on the global market with the sod turned on the Maryborough business’ advanced manufacturing glue laminated timber plant, being built with support from the Palaszczuk Government. Acting […]

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Paramedics Attended 6,434 OHCA Events In 2017-18

Paramedics Attended 6,434 OHCA Events In 2017-18

17 January 2019

Victoria Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos More Victorians Saving Lives Than Ever Before Victor P Taffa More Victorians are surviving cardiac arrest than ever before as public defibrillator units become more readily available and more community members feel prepared and confident enough to use them. Andrews Government today released the Victorian Ambulance Cardiac Arrest Registry […]

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Engineering Construction Valued At $16.7 Billion In 12 Months To September 2018

Engineering Construction Valued At $16.7 Billion In 12 Months To September 2018

17 January 2019

Victoria Acting Treasurer Ben Carroll Driving The Economic Boom In Victoria Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is delivering huge boosts to local engineering construction and building activity, with Victorians feeling more confident about their financial future, according to the latest data. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today confirmed Victorian engineering construction activity was valued at […]

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McGowan Govt Receives $185 Million From PEXA Share Sale

McGowan Govt Receives $185 Million From PEXA Share Sale

17 January 2019

Western Australia Treasurer Ben Wyatt METRONET Receives $185 Million Boost From PEXA Share Sale Victor P Taffa Western Australian Government has received $185 Million from the sale of its shares in PEXA Transaction represents a positive outcome for the State and is a result of prudent, responsible investment by Landgate Money raised will go towards […]

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Macquarie Shopping Centre Ice-Skating Rink Faces Demolition

Macquarie Shopping Centre Ice-Skating Rink Faces Demolition

17 January 2019

Longstanding Local Resident Horrified Victor P Taffa Macquarie Shopping Centre Ice-Skating Rink is to be demolished making way for more retailing and a refurbishment of the Centre. Multi-Level Macquarie Shopping Centre located in Sydney’s North-West opened in 1981 that included an Ice-Skating Rink. Design of Macquarie Shopping Centre was ahead of its time with long […]

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113 Km Of Safety Barriers To Be Installed

113 Km Of Safety Barriers To Be Installed

16 January 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Roads Maritime and Freight Melinda Pavey Record Funding To Boost Safety On Country Roads Victor P Taffa New South Wales is set for another road safety blitz that will see more than 6,000 km of vital road safety work delivered by the Liberals […]

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Posted in Transport

Drought Sees Lake Burrendong Drop To Approximately 10 % Of Water Storage Level

Drought Sees Lake Burrendong Drop To Approximately 10 % Of Water Storage Level

16 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Water Niall Blair Aerators On Their Way For Lake Burrendong Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government will fast track the installation of up to 4 water aerators at Lake Burrendong, to reduce the risk of any further fish kill events caused by algae-blooms, black water […]

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Posted in Agriculture

Explosive Detector Dog Cassie To Enjoy Retirement After 8-Year Service

Explosive Detector Dog Cassie To Enjoy Retirement After 8-Year Service

16 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson Welcoming Tasmania Police’s Newest Recruits Victor P Taffa 2 new Firearms and Explosive Detector Dogs are ready to begin their careers in Tasmania. Hodgman Government is committed to keeping Tasmanians safe, and the Dog Handlers Unit is an important part of that, Minister for Police […]

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New 8-Bed Ward Now Open At North West Regional Hospital

New 8-Bed Ward Now Open At North West Regional Hospital

16 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson 8 New Beds At North West Regional Hospital Victor P Taffa A new 8-bed ward is now open at the North West Regional Hospital, which is easing pressure for our hardworking staff, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. “Hodgman Government is providing $17.5 Million across the forward estimates for […]

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Caloundra Metered Roundabout Lights Switched On By Minister

Caloundra Metered Roundabout Lights Switched On By Minister

16 January 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Roundabout Lights Signal Congestion Solution In Caloundra Victor P Taffa Congestion-busting traffic lights at one of the busiest roundabouts on the Sunshine Coast have been switched on. Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey said the $1 Million metered lights would cut waiting times at […]

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Robert John Fardon To Be Automatic Reportable Offender For Rest Of His Life

Robert John Fardon To Be Automatic Reportable Offender For Rest Of His Life

16 January 2019

Queensland Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath Statement From Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath Victor P Taffa Robert John Fardon will be an automatic reportable offender for the rest of his life under the Palaszczuk Government’s tough new legislation to protect the community from child sex offenders. After Fardon’s order under the Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) Act 2003 ceased on […]

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Aeration Technology Minimising Further Fish Kills To Be Installed

Aeration Technology Minimising Further Fish Kills To Be Installed

15 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Water Niall Blair Breathing Life Into Fish As Drought Worsens Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government will support aeration work to minimise the risk of further fish kills across the state. Visiting Lake Keepit today, Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Water, Niall Blair said […]

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6 New Deputy Commissioners Joins Mental Health Commission Of New South Wales

6 New Deputy Commissioners Joins Mental Health Commission Of New South Wales

15 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies New South Wales Mental Health Commission Appointments Victor P Taffa 6 new Deputy Commissioners prepare to join the Mental Health Commission of New South Wales this month. Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies today announced the appointees, who will bring a variety of expertise in clinical […]

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Northern Territory Holiday Visitations Up 13 % Year Ending September 2018

Northern Territory Holiday Visitations Up 13 % Year Ending September 2018

15 January 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Strong Numbers Support Stimulus Efforts Victor P Taffa Tourism visitor statistics released by Tourism Research Australia (TRA)* show that domestic and international visitation to the Northern Territory has stabilised in the September quarter of 2018. Domestic holiday visitation to the Northern Territory in the year ending […]

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New State-Of-The-Art Police Forensic Centre Officially Opened By Minister

New State-Of-The-Art Police Forensic Centre Officially Opened By Minister

15 January 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Services Nicole Manison New State-Of-The-Art Police Forensic Centre Completed Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is creating safer communities by putting 120 more Police on the beat and giving them the best resources possible. Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Nicole Manison today toured the new […]

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2019 Santos Tour Down Under Returns To The Streets Of Port Adelaide

2019 Santos Tour Down Under Returns To The Streets Of Port Adelaide

15 January 2019

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall Top Gear For Santos Tour Down Under Victor P Taffa South Australia will kick off the UCI WorldTour men’s international cycling season tomorrow when the 2019 Santos Tour Down Under returns to the streets of Port Adelaide. Santos Women’s Tour Down Under and Down Under Classic provided an exhilarating precursor […]

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South Australia To Create An Arts Plan

South Australia To Create An Arts Plan

15 January 2019

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall Consultants Appointed To Create Arts Plan For South Australia Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has engaged Mr. Tony Grybowski, the former Chief Executive of the Australia Council for the Arts, to lead the development of a new Arts Plan for South Australia. He will work in partnership with strategic consultant […]

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Hodgman Govt Rezones Government Owned Land For New Housing Developments

Hodgman Govt Rezones Government Owned Land For New Housing Developments

14 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch Fast Track Land Supply To Provide More Housing Options Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government’s rezoning of Government owned land for new housing developments is set to continue the massive increase in residential building construction in Tasmania. Tasmania last week recorded the highest number of monthly approvals in a decade, […]

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Dr. Kevin de Witte Appointed Chief Veterinary Officer For Tasmania

Dr. Kevin de Witte Appointed Chief Veterinary Officer For Tasmania

14 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett New Chief Veterinary Officer For Tasmania Starts Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett is pleased to announce that a new Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) for Tasmania has started work after an extensive national recruitment process. Dr. Kevin de Witte was appointed […]

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