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Hotel Developer For Middleton Beach Sought Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways To Be Upgraded Litchfield National Park Receives A $12.1 Million Boost Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons North Sydney-Emu Plains Line Via Castle Hill Stations And Details East End Tram Extension To Include 4 New Stops Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel? Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains
 
Hotel Developer For Middleton Beach Sought

Hotel Developer For Middleton Beach Sought

Western Australia Minister for Lands Rita Saffioti Search For Middleton Beach Hotel Developer Continues Victor P Taffa State Government remains committed to attracting a developer Plans for Middleton Beach summer activation now underway Site remains open to offers from the market for hotel developer State Government will continue its efforts to secure a hotel developer […]

Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways To Be Upgraded

Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways To Be Upgraded

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan Facelift For Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways Victor P Taffa Flinders Street Station’s historic Degraves and Elizabeth Street subways will undergo their biggest makeover in more than 100 years as part of the Andrews Government’s improvements at Victoria’s busiest station. “New Yarra entrance and upgrades to the subways […]

Litchfield National Park Receives A $12.1 Million Boost

Litchfield National Park Receives A $12.1 Million Boost

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss $12.1 Million Boost For Litchfield Adventure Park Victor P Taffa Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss announced today a $12.1 Million boost to open up new areas of Litchfield National Park to visitors, working with key stakeholders. Investment will open up 5 stunning new swimming […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 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 ISPUT Website (Improve Sydney Public Transport) Contains And Supports: Heavy Rail that connects with all other lines, 3 Light Rail routes, National Network Page, Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail aka Japan’s Bullet Train at 500 km/h, Roll-on […]

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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 9 Visits For 19 September 2018 With Day Incomplete 1,865 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 2,732 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days The Southern Thunderer Visits Are Higher During State And Federal Elections Period 20 August 2018-19 […]

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2 Private Investment Projects Reach Major Milestones

2 Private Investment Projects Reach Major Milestones

20 September 2018

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Private Investment Projects Gearing Up Victor P Taffa 2 significant private investment projects in the Territory have reached major milestones and creating jobs for Territorians. “Creating local jobs is the number one priority of this government, and one of the best ways to create jobs is through private investment […]

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4 More FAD’s Deployed In Darwin Waters

4 More FAD’s Deployed In Darwin Waters

20 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles 4 More FAD’s In Darwin Waters Victor P Taffa Another 4 trial Fish Aggregating Devices (FAD’s) have been deployed in Darwin waters as part of the Northern Territory Government’s $50 Million investment in recreational fishing. “Investing in recreational fishing is an investment in jobs for […]

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Bill Strengthening Support For Victims Of Abuse Passes Parliament

Bill Strengthening Support For Victims Of Abuse Passes Parliament

20 September 2018

South Australia Attorney-General Vickie Chapman Strengthening Support For Victims Of Abuse Victor P Taffa Laws aimed at helping South Australians who were sexually or physically abused as children access compensation have passed State Parliament. Attorney-General Vickie Chapman said legislation governing the implementation of the National Redress Scheme in South Australia and legislation that would ensure […]

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Parafield Ambulance Station Officially Opened By Minister

Parafield Ambulance Station Officially Opened By Minister

20 September 2018

South Australia Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade New Ambulance Station Officially Opens Victor P Taffa Marshall Government today officially opened South Australia’s newest ambulance station, in a major boost for residents in Adelaide’s north. With nearly 100 staff at the facility, including around 30 paramedics, the Parafield Ambulance Station is now the largest […]

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Heritage-Listed Toowoomba Trades Hall To Be Upgraded

Heritage-Listed Toowoomba Trades Hall To Be Upgraded

20 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch An Old Treasure Of Toowoomba Gets Facelift Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is investing $100,000 to protect and conserve the 84-year-old, heritage-listed Toowoomba Trades Hall. Speaking ahead of Governing from the Regions in Toowoomba next week, Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch said this funding would help conserve the beautiful […]

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75 % Of Gold Coast Residents Support Burleigh Heads Light Rail Extension

75 % Of Gold Coast Residents Support Burleigh Heads Light Rail Extension

20 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Community Feedback Firmly Behind Light Rail Extension To Burleigh Heads Victor P Taffa More than 75 % of Gold Coast residents support Light Rail Stage 3A, according to an independent survey conducted as part of recent community consultation. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said […]

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Haconby Pty Ltd Sentenced In Sydney District Court Over Worker Death

Haconby Pty Ltd Sentenced In Sydney District Court Over Worker Death

19 September 2018

New South Wales Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean Deniliquin Company Fined $300,000 Over Worker Death Victor P Taffa A Deniliquin-based tyre and wheel fitting company has been fined $300,000 after a 49 year old worker was killed when changing a wheel on an industrial vehicle. Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said Haconby Pty […]

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Minister Calls Off Proposed Fishing Lockouts

Minister Calls Off Proposed Fishing Lockouts

19 September 2018

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Fishing Lockouts Off The Table Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has today committed that there will be no loss of fishing rights or access under the proposed marine park sites put forward by the New South Wales Marine Estate Management Authority (MEMA). Minister for […]

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Janet Holmes á Court To Lead Art Gallery Of Western Australia

Janet Holmes á Court To Lead Art Gallery Of Western Australia

19 September 2018

Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman Highly Respected Western Australian New Art Gallery Board Chairperson Victor P Taffa Janet Holmes á Court new chairperson of the Art Gallery of Western Australia Strong passion for the arts and success in business will be of great advantage One of the State’s most influential […]

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Premier Advises Western Australians To Slice And Dice Aussie Strawberries

Premier Advises Western Australians To Slice And Dice Aussie Strawberries

19 September 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Premier Urges Western Australians To Get Behind Strawberry Growers Victor P Taffa Western Australians urged to continue to buy Western Australian strawberries and support local growers $100,000 reward offered for information that will assist Police with inquiries into strawberry needle contamination Western Australia’s strawberry industry delivers huge benefits to the […]

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Planning For Gippsland Logistics Precinct Announced By Minister

Planning For Gippsland Logistics Precinct Announced By Minister

19 September 2018

Victoria Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford Gippsland Logistics Precinct Moves Ahead Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is getting on with establishing the Gippsland Logistics Precinct, with design works for Tramway Road awarded to Gippsland-based company Crossco Consulting. “Our investment in the Gippsland Logistics Precinct in Morwell is creating new opportunities for industry development and […]

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Camperdown’s Theatre Royal To Be Upgraded

Camperdown’s Theatre Royal To Be Upgraded

19 September 2018

Victoria Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford Camperdown Theatre Gets The Royal Treatment Victor P Taffa Camperdown theatre in south west Victoria is set for new and improved equipment so that it can continue to serve as an important social and cultural hub thanks to funding from the Andrews Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaala […]

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Sandover Medal Winners For Seasons 1921-2018

Sandover Medal Winners For Seasons 1921-2018

18 September 2018

Jye Bolton Wins Second Sandover Medal In 3 Seasons Victor P Taffa Claremont’s Jye Bolton won his second Sandover Medal after winning the medal in season 2016. Jye Bolton polled 52 votes ahead of runner-up Kyal Horsley from Subiaco’s on 47 votes. Lachlan Delahunty (Subiaco) polled third on 38 votes. Aaron Black (West Perth) polled […]

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Magarey Medal Winners For Seasons 1898-2018

Magarey Medal Winners For Seasons 1898-2018

18 September 2018

Mitch Grigg Wins Back-To-Back Magarey Medals Victor P Taffa Norwood’s Mitch Grigg has won his second Magarey Medal after winning the medal in season 2017.   Mitch Grigg polled 26 votes ahead of Central District’s Travis Schiller who finished runner-up on 24 votes and third-placed pair James Boyd (Eagles) and Nick Liddle (South), who both […]

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Waste Water Treatment Plant To Be Moved From Macquarie Point

Waste Water Treatment Plant To Be Moved From Macquarie Point

18 September 2018

Tasmania Minister for State Growth Peter Gutwein Moving The Waste Water Treatment Plant To Unlock Mac Point’s Potential Victor P Taffa Macquarie Point is one of the most attractive, centrally located capital city development sites in the entire country, Minister for State Growth Peter Gutwein said. “By taking full advantage of the site’s potential we […]

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Applications For Graduate Nurses Open Until 23 September 2018

Applications For Graduate Nurses Open Until 23 September 2018

18 September 2018

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson Registered Nurses Recruitment Now Open Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is delivering on our commitment to recruit more graduate nurses to support our health system, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. Registered Nurse: Transition to Practice 2019 intake is now open for registered nurses with less than 6 months’ […]

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2018-19 Environment Grant Funding Applications Remain Open

2018-19 Environment Grant Funding Applications Remain Open

18 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Eva Lawler 2018-19 Environment Grant Funding Applications Closing Soon Victor P Taffa Minister for Environment and Natural Resources, Eva Lawler, today opened Sustainable House Day a popular event made possible through the Territory Government’s Environment Grants. “Territory’s natural environment is one of our greatest assets and a […]

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Andrew Hyde Receives 2018 Bob Plasto Screen Award

Andrew Hyde Receives 2018 Bob Plasto Screen Award

18 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Screen Industry Champion Recognised Victor P Taffa Northern Territory screen industry champion, Andrew Hyde, has been announced as the successful recipient of the 2018 Bob Plasto Screen Award at the Darwin International Film Festival. 2018 Bob Plasto Screen Award honours the achievements of a Territorian who […]

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$1 Million Committed To Strawberry Farmers By Palaszczuk Govt

$1 Million Committed To Strawberry Farmers By Palaszczuk Govt

18 September 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Palaszczuk Government Commits $1 Million To Strawberry Farmers Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today announced $1 Million in funding to boost the strawberry industry as farmers struggle following recent incidents of contamination. “This past week, Queensland has been the victim of an ugly, calculated and despicable crime.” Premier Palaszczuk […]

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$100,000 Reward For Information On Strawberry Contamination Announced

$100,000 Reward For Information On Strawberry Contamination Announced

18 September 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk $100,000 Reward For Information On Strawberry Contamination Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is offering a $100,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for the current strawberry contamination incident. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the reward was an additional incentive to bring the incident to a […]

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