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Tillegra Dam May Yet Be Needed Large Air Tanker Named In Honour Of Dame Marie Bashir Sydney-Melbourne Rail Corridor Needs Government Investment For Growth Gold Coast Light Rail Celebrates 5 Years Of Operations Sunshine Coast’s Big Pineapple To Be Restored As Must-Visit Tourist Attraction Canberra Prepares For Floriade On From 14 September-13 October 2019 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
 
Tillegra Dam May Yet Be Needed

Tillegra Dam May Yet Be Needed

New South Wales Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey Water Restrictions To Commence In Lower Hunter on 16 September 2019 Victor P Taffa Water restrictions will be introduced across the Lower Hunter next month for the first time in 25 years, in response to the worst drought on record for New South Wales. […]

Large Air Tanker Named In Honour Of Dame Marie Bashir

Large Air Tanker Named In Honour Of Dame Marie Bashir

New South Wales Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott ‘Marie Bashir’ Large Air Tanker Touches Down Victor P Taffa For the very first time, New South Wales will have a permanent 737 Large Air Tanker (LAT) all year round to respond to bushfires across the State. Minister for Police and Emergency Services David […]

Sydney-Melbourne Rail Corridor Needs Government Investment For Growth

Sydney-Melbourne Rail Corridor Needs Government Investment For Growth

Rail Express Oliver Probert Rail Access Charges Need Review Victor P Taffa Pacific National CEO Dean Dalla Valle has called for access charges on the Sydney-Melbourne rail corridor to be abolished to address a substantial competitive advantage enjoyed by road operators along the busy route. Mr. Dalla Valle on July 29 said less than 1 […]

Gold Coast Light Rail Celebrates 5 Years Of Operations

Gold Coast Light Rail Celebrates 5 Years Of Operations

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey G:link Reaches 5-Year Milestone Victor P Taffa Gold Coast has 42 Million reasons to celebrate as its iconic blue and yellow trams cut the cake on 5 years of connecting the Coast. Kickstarted with funding from the Bligh Government in 2009, the G:link took its first […]

Sunshine Coast’s Big Pineapple To Be Restored As Must-Visit Tourist Attraction

Sunshine Coast’s Big Pineapple To Be Restored As Must-Visit Tourist Attraction

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones Big Pineapple Project To Create Dozens Of Jobs On The Sunny Coast Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will deliver a multi-million-dollar upgrade of the Sunshine Coast’s most iconic tourism attraction, the Big Pineapple. Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones today announced the $6.8 Million project as […]

Canberra Prepares For Floriade On From 14 September-13 October 2019

Canberra Prepares For Floriade On From 14 September-13 October 2019

Australian Capital Territory Chief Minister Andrew Barr Preparations Have Begun For Floriade 2019 Victor P Taffa Canberra’s premier tourist event Floriade is set to return in 2019 attracting thousands of tourists to the nation’s capital. World in Bloom is the theme of this year’s event which runs from Saturday 14 September-Sunday 13 October. Visitors will […]

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 2019

ISPUT Daily Visits And Page Views Over Last 30 Days Victor P Taffa 18 Visits For 18 September 2019 With Day Incomplete 975 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 1,229 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 19 August 2019-18 September 2019 Visits for 18 September 2019 are 18 With Day Incomplete. Visits for […]

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The Southern Thunderer Daily Visit Statistics And Page Views

The Southern Thunderer Daily Visit Statistics And Page Views

14 March 2019

The Southern Thunderer (TST) Daily Visits And Page Views Over Last 30 Days Victor P Taffa 64 Visits For 18 September 2019 With Day Incomplete 2,494 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 3,254 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 19 August 2019-18 September 2019 Visits for 18 September 2019 are 64 With Day […]

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Firearm Amendment Bill 2019 Introduced To Parliament By Minister

Firearm Amendment Bill 2019 Introduced To Parliament By Minister

18 September 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Services Nicole Manison Firearm Amendment Bill 2019 To Be Introduced Victor P Taffa Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Nicole Manison will introduce legislation into Parliament this week strengthening Police powers to fight gun violence and crime. If passed, the Firearm Amendment Bill 2019 will see […]

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Local Government Bill Introduced To Parliament By Minister

Local Government Bill Introduced To Parliament By Minister

18 September 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Local Government Gerry McCarthy Local Government Bill Introduced To Parliament Victor P Taffa A Bill introduced to Parliament today will provide greater clarity, detail and accountability for local government councils. New provisions include: Strengthening of local decision making; Provision for councils and LGANT to better manage council governance issues; Early support […]

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New Transperth Ferry Not To Be Named McFerryface

New Transperth Ferry Not To Be Named McFerryface

18 September 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti New Locally Built Transperth Ferry Motoring Ahead Victor P Taffa Construction of Transperth’s new $2.6 Million ferry 80 % complete Ferry has been built locally in Dongara and is due to be completed in December Once complete it will be the newest ferry on the network in a […]

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Canning Vale College New And Refurbished Facilities Opened By Minister

Canning Vale College New And Refurbished Facilities Opened By Minister

18 September 2019

Western Australia Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery New School Facilities Opened At Canning Vale College Victor P Taffa $2 Million redevelopment and upgrade to southern suburbs school 1 of 20 public secondary schools undergoing upgrades McGowan Government election commitment delivered Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery and Member for Southern River Terry […]

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Toyota AFL Week 3 Preview Finals Series Season 2019

Toyota AFL Week 3 Preview Finals Series Season 2019

18 September 2019

Injury Hit Richmond To Take On Geelong Victor P Taffa Geelong ran over the top of West Coast in the last quarter to win easily and will meet Richmond in the Second Preliminary Final. From Round 1 of season 2019, Richmond lost Full Back Alex Rance for the season with a major knee injury. Legendary […]

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South Australian National Football League Finals Week 4 Preview Season 2019

South Australian National Football League Finals Week 4 Preview Season 2019

18 September 2019

Glenelg Tigers Meet Port Adelaide Magpies In Grand Final Victor P Taffa Glenelg Tigers will take on Port Adelaide Magpies in the Grand Final to be played at Adelaide Oval on Sunday 22 September 2019. Glenelg having won the Minor Premiership are hungry for success and determined to break a 33-year Premiership Drought that began […]

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Her Honour Judge Lisa Hannan Appointed Chief Magistrate

Her Honour Judge Lisa Hannan Appointed Chief Magistrate

17 September 2019

Victoria Attorney-General Jill Hennessy New Chief Magistrate Appointed Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has today announced the appointment of her Honour Judge Lisa Hannan as Chief Magistrate of the Magistrates Court of Victoria. “Judge Hannan is a highly experienced, respected and capable Judge who will perform the role of Chief Magistrate with distinction.” Attorney-General Jill […]

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Ray Bartolo Appointed To Greyhound Racing Victoria Board

Ray Bartolo Appointed To Greyhound Racing Victoria Board

17 September 2019

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Bartolo Appointed To Greyhound Racing Victoria Board Victor P Taffa One of Victoria’s most respected greyhound breeders, trainers and owners Ray Bartolo has been appointed to the board of Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV). Minister for Racing Martin Pakula congratulated Mr. Bartolo, a 30-year veteran of the industry, on his […]

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Premier Receives Letter From Minister For Sport John Sidoti

Premier Receives Letter From Minister For Sport John Sidoti

17 September 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian Media Statement Regarding Member For Drummoyne John Sidoti Victor P Taffa Yesterday evening, I received a letter from the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) indicating the Commission will undertake a preliminary investigation into recent allegations made against Member for Drummoyne John Sidoti. ICAC has requested the Secretary of the […]

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Minister For Sport John Sidoti Stands Aside

Minister For Sport John Sidoti Stands Aside

17 September 2019

New South Wales Minister for Sport John Sidoti Statement By Member For Drummoyne John Sidoti Victor P Taffa Today I contacted Premier Gladys Berejiklian and offered to stand aside from Cabinet, while the ICAC conducts its preliminary investigation. Premier Berejiklian has accepted my offer. Allegations made against me by the media and exacerbated by the […]

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Sydney Premier Division AFL Finals Series Week 4 Season 2019

Sydney Premier Division AFL Finals Series Week 4 Season 2019

17 September 2019

Bulldogs Defeat Sydney University To Win Grand Final Victor P Taffa UNSW/Eastern Suburbs Bulldogs has defeated Sydney University by 18 points in the Grand Final for season 2019. At Quarter Time both sides were evenly matched however, Sydney University edged ahead in the 2nd Quarter. This spurred UNSW/Eastern Suburbs Bulldogs on at the long break […]

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North West Football League Tasmania Finals Series Week 3 Season 2019

North West Football League Tasmania Finals Series Week 3 Season 2019

17 September 2019

Burnie Runs Away With Preliminary Final To Go Into Grand Final Victor P Taffa Burnie has easily accounted for Wynyard in the Preliminary Final by 52 points and will meet Devonport in next week’s Grand Final. Burnie kicked consistently for the first 3 quarters and then piled on 8 goals in the last quarter. Wynyard […]

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Southern Football League Tasmania Finals Series Week 4 Season 2019

Southern Football League Tasmania Finals Series Week 4 Season 2019

17 September 2019

Lindisfarne Easily Defeats Huonville In Grand Final Victor P Taffa Lindisfarne has easily defeated Huonville in the Grand Final for season 2019. Lindisfarne led at every change and booted 8 goals in the last quarter to win by 51 points.   Grand Final 14 September 2019 Venue: North Hobart Oval Huonville Lions v Lindisfarne Huonville […]

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Queensland Australian Football League Week 4 Finals Series Season 2019

Queensland Australian Football League Week 4 Finals Series Season 2019

17 September 2019

Minor Premiers Palm Beach Currumbin Lose Hard Fought Grand Final Victor P Taffa Minor Premiers Palm Beach Currumbin has lost a close Grand Final against Surfers Paradise by just 2 points. Surfers Paradise booted 5 goals in the first quarter against Palm Beach Currumbin’s 2 goals. However, scores were level in both the 2nd and […]

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South Australian National Football League Finals Week 3 Season 2019

South Australian National Football League Finals Week 3 Season 2019

17 September 2019

Glenelg Tigers Into Grand Final Against Port Adelaide Victor P Taffa Glenelg Tigers are into the Grand Final following a 27-point defeat against Adelaide. Glenelg who have not won a Premiership since 1986 were hungrier for victory against a lacklustre Adelaide side. Glenelg in every quarter went on the attack slamming on 5 goals in […]

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West Australian Football League Finals Week 3 Season 2019

West Australian Football League Finals Week 3 Season 2019

17 September 2019

South Fremantle Defeats Claremont To Meet Minor Premiers Subiaco In Grand Final Victor P Taffa South Freemantle has defeated Claremont to meet Subiaco in next week’s Grand Final. South Fremantle kicked 3 goals in the first quarter while Claremont kicked 3 goals in the second quarter. South Fremantle booted another 3 goals in the third […]

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Toyota AFL Week 2 Finals Series Season 2019

Toyota AFL Week 2 Finals Series Season 2019

17 September 2019

West Coast Runs To A Stop In The Last Quarter Victor P Taffa West Coast have been eliminated from Season 2019 finals race following a 20-point win against Geelong. Geelong ran over the top of West Coast in the last quarter to win easily and will meet Richmond in next week’s Preliminary Final. Greater Western […]

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Queensland Rugby League Week 2 Finals Series Season 2019

Queensland Rugby League Week 2 Finals Series Season 2019

17 September 2019

Wynnum Manly Staves Off Fast Finishing Redcliffe Victor P Taffa Wynnum Manly after leading comfortably at Half Time has staved off a fast finishing Redcliffe in the second half to win by 4 points in Week 2 of the Finals Series. Sunshine Coast has powered ahead in the second half after scores were locked at […]

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New South Wales Rugby League Week 2 Final Series Season 2019

New South Wales Rugby League Week 2 Final Series Season 2019

17 September 2019

Newtown Overcomes North Sydney In Second Half Victor P Taffa Newtown has overcome North Sydney in the second half to win by 30-28 in Week 2 of the Finals Series. Wentworthville led all day to defeat Canterbury Bankstown by 6 points in Week 2 of the Finals Series.   Week 2 Finals Series Match Summary […]

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National Rugby League Week 1 Finals Series Season 2019

National Rugby League Week 1 Finals Series Season 2019

17 September 2019

Minor Premiers Melbourne Goes Down To Canberra Victor P Taffa Minor Premiers Melbourne has gone down to Canberra in Week 1 of the Finals series. Eastern Suburbs has easily disposed of South Sydney in Week 1 of the Finals Series. Manly-Warringah had a very comfortable lead at Half Time and went on with the job […]

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