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Labor’s Railway Promise Celebrates 70 Years Of Not Being Delivered Catching Cane Toads For $100.00 Is Better Than 10 Cents 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
 
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 […]

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 22 Visits For 24 January 2019 With Day Incomplete 1,015 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 1,298 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 25 December 2018-24 January 2019 Visits for 24 January 2019 are 22 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 19 Visits For 24 January 2019 With Day Incomplete 1,670 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 2,328 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days The Southern Thunderer Visits Are Higher During Federal, State And Territory Elections Period 25 December […]

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Enfield District State By-Election 2019 Nominated Candidates

Enfield District State By-Election 2019 Nominated Candidates

24 January 2019

Polling Day Saturday 9 February 2019 South Australia Electoral Commission Enfield By-Election Candidates Victor P Taffa House of Assembly nominations have now closed for the Enfield by-election to be held on Saturday 9 February 2019. South Australia Electoral Commission has announced candidates and are listed in ballot paper order. 7 Candidates In Ballot Paper Order […]

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Cheltenham District State By-Election 2019 Nominated Candidates

Cheltenham District State By-Election 2019 Nominated Candidates

24 January 2019

Polling Day Saturday 9 February 2019 South Australia Electoral Commission Cheltenham By-Election Candidates Victor P Taffa House of Assembly nominations have now closed for the Cheltenham by-election to be held on Saturday 9 February 2019. South Australia Electoral Commission has announced candidates and are listed in ballot paper order. 5 Candidates In Ballot Paper Order […]

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Construction Gets Underway On Mansfield State High School’s New Learning Centre

Construction Gets Underway On Mansfield State High School’s New Learning Centre

24 January 2019

Queensland Minister for Education Grace Grace Construction Starts On Mansfield State High’s New Learning Centre Victor P Taffa Member for Mansfield Corrine McMillan and Minister for Education Grace Grace have turned the first sod on a $10.4 Million learning centre at Mansfield State High School. Ms. McMillan said the 3-storey building would be ready for […]

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Three Major Screen Productions To Add Millions Into Queensland Economy

Three Major Screen Productions To Add Millions Into Queensland Economy

24 January 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Screen Industry Jobs Bonanza With Three Major Productions Filming In Queensland Victor P Taffa Stars of movie and screen have descended on Queensland as filming begins on two major productions on top of a third production well underway. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said that blockbuster Godzilla vs. Kong had started filming on […]

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Bendigo Emergency Department Staff Kept Safe Under Safewards Program

Bendigo Emergency Department Staff Kept Safe Under Safewards Program

24 January 2019

Victoria Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley Safewards Program To Keep Bendigo Emergency Department Staff Safe Victor P Taffa An internationally-acclaimed mental health program aimed at making staff and patients safer in hospitals will be rolled out at Bendigo Hospital. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today launched Safewards Victoria, a cutting-edge pilot set for […]

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Almost 700 New Long-Term Rental Homes Soon To Be Available Across Victoria

Almost 700 New Long-Term Rental Homes Soon To Be Available Across Victoria

24 January 2019

Victoria Acting Minister for Housing Lily D’Ambrosio New Rental Program Puts Nearly 700 Homes On Market Victor P Taffa Nearly 700 new long-term affordable rental homes will soon be available across Victoria thanks to the Andrews Government. Acting Minister for Housing, Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the new rental properties would be the first project delivered […]

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New Carpark For Dubbo Hospital

New Carpark For Dubbo Hospital

24 January 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro Dubbo Hospital To Receive $30 Million For New Hospital Carpark Victor P Taffa A Liberal & Nationals Government will invest $30 Million in a new carpark for Dubbo hospital, boosting investment in the facility’s upgrade to over $300 Million. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional New South Wales […]

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Royal Life Saving Society Receives $95,000 To Prevent People Drowning

Royal Life Saving Society Receives $95,000 To Prevent People Drowning

24 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant Keeping Older Swimmers Safer Across The State’s Public Pools Victor P Taffa Older Aussies will be safer when visiting the state’s public pools thanks to a recent splash of Government funding to educate swimmers, Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant said. New South Wales Government has […]

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Ecstasy Kills A Good Time

Ecstasy Kills A Good Time

22 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard More Medical Help To Boost Music Party Safety Victor P Taffa Revellers will see an increased medical presence at music festivals this long weekend and more explicit messaging, as new harm reduction measures are rolled out. Minister for Health Brad Hazzard said the New South Wales Government […]

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100 High Visibility Officers Joins New South Wales Police

100 High Visibility Officers Joins New South Wales Police

22 January 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Police Troy Grant Extra High Visibility Street Police To Hit The Beat Victor P Taffa Communities across Greater Sydney will benefit from having extra Police on the beat, with 100 high visibility officers set to join the ranks as part of the New South […]

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Nominations For Nursing And Midwifery Awards Open Until 22 February 2019

Nominations For Nursing And Midwifery Awards Open Until 22 February 2019

22 January 2019

Northern Territory Acting Minister for Health Eva Lawler 2019 Northern Territory Nursing And Midwifery Excellence Awards Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has opened nominations for the 2019 Northern Territory Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards. Awards like these, celebrate the exemplary work of nurses and midwives who make an impact to the health and wellbeing […]

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Northern Territory Govt Grants Mineral Lease For New Lithium Mine

Northern Territory Govt Grants Mineral Lease For New Lithium Mine

22 January 2019

Northern Territory Acting Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Dale Wakefield Mineral Lease Granted For New Lithium Mine Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has granted a mineral lease for a new lithium mine that has the capacity to create up to 150 jobs during construction and 90 during operation. “If it successfully goes through […]

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Total Fire Bans In Place North And South Of The State

Total Fire Bans In Place North And South Of The State

22 January 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson Stay Vigilant And Informed On Bushfires Victor P Taffa As fires continue to burn across the state, and with ongoing hot weather conditions, it is vital Tasmanians follow the advice of the Tasmania Fire Service and the Parks and Wildlife Service […]

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Dozens Of Fires Burning Across Tasmania

Dozens Of Fires Burning Across Tasmania

22 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Michael Ferguson Massive Firefighting Efforts Continue Victor P Taffa Government and the community are extremely grateful for the work of our dedicated volunteer and career firefighters in protecting life and property in hot, difficult conditions. “They are doing an incredible job, with a number of fires having […]

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Western Australian Dishes On Menu At Australian Chef’s Los Angeles Restaurant

Western Australian Dishes On Menu At Australian Chef’s Los Angeles Restaurant

21 January 2019

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Award-Winning Chef Curtis Stone Serves Up Starring Role For Western Australia Victor P Taffa Western Australia inspired dishes on menu at Australian chef’s Los Angeles restaurant Regional Western Australia locations and produce to feature in Curtis Stone’s TV series filmed during Gourmet Escape Supported by the State Government […]

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Local Lobster Program To Be Expanded

Local Lobster Program To Be Expanded

21 January 2019

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly Review Finds Better Local Lobster Program Needed For Western Australia Victor P Taffa Review finds previous government’s Local Lobster Program is too small and too inaccessible McGowan Government proposing to allow Western Australians to have greater access to this iconic seafood A review conducted by the Department of […]

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New South Wales Generates 30 % Of Nation’s Food And Beverage Income For 2016-17

New South Wales Generates 30 % Of Nation’s Food And Beverage Income For 2016-17

21 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Recipe To Boost Food Manufacturing Sector Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government today launched a new strategy to support New South Wales businesses that are filling plates and satisfying palates around the world, the food and beverage manufacturing industry. Minister for Trade and Industry Niall […]

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10 SMART Drumlines Trial At Newcastle Beaches From 1 February-30 April 2019

10 SMART Drumlines Trial At Newcastle Beaches From 1 February-30 April 2019

21 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Beat Of The Drumlines Heads To Newcastle Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has today announced it will trial up to 10 SMART drumlines at Newcastle beaches from 1 February to 30 April 2019, in an effort to increase protection for beachgoers and minimise harm […]

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Marshall Govt Reveals Modbury Hospital Upgrade Plans

Marshall Govt Reveals Modbury Hospital Upgrade Plans

21 January 2019

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade Modbury Hospital Upgrade Designs Revealed Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has revealed plans for an upgrade of Modbury Hospital to improve health services in the north east and ease pressure on our emergency departments. Unveiling designs of the major upgrade, Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen […]

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Mathew Kesting Appointed As Chief Executive And Creative Director Of AFF

Mathew Kesting Appointed As Chief Executive And Creative Director Of AFF

21 January 2019

South Australia Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni New Chief Executive For The Adelaide Film Festival Victor P Taffa Experienced film festival curator Mathew Kesting has been appointed as the new Chief Executive and Creative Director of the Adelaide Film Festival (AFF). Mr. Kesting who has extensive experience with almost 20 years in the […]

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