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CFA Report One Of Many Hidden From Public By Andrews Govt 150 Years Of Granny Smith Apple 1868-2018 St. George Dragons 11 Consecutive Rugby League Grand Final Wins Marshall Govt Gives Support To Strawberry Industry Flinders Street Station’s Historic Subways To Be Upgraded 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 Bass Strait Rail Ferry Or Rail Tunnel? Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains
 
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 […]

St. George Dragons 11 Consecutive Rugby League Grand Final Wins

St. George Dragons 11 Consecutive Rugby League Grand Final Wins

Unlimited Tackle Rule Change Finally Ended St. George’s Run Of 11 Successive Premierships Victor P Taffa St. George Dragons Rugby League won 11 successive Premierships between 1956 and 1966. Rugby League will never see a team dominate the competition and win as many successive Premierships as St. George did ever again. At the time St. […]

Marshall Govt Gives Support To Strawberry Industry

Marshall Govt Gives Support To Strawberry Industry

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone State Government Support For Strawberry Industry Victor P Taffa Marshall Government will provide up to $50,000 to the South Australian Produce Market to purchase and install a metal detector to help boost consumer confidence in the strawberry industry, with the local growing […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 26 Visits For 21 October 2018 With Day Incomplete 1,728 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 2,804 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days The Southern Thunderer Visits Are Higher During Federal, State And Territory Elections Period 22 September […]

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Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club To Have Airconditioning Installed

Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club To Have Airconditioning Installed

21 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Upgrading The Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is upgrading the Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club with 10 new air conditioning units to provide heating and cooling throughout the club. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula visited the club today to announce $82,000 towards the upgrades and the […]

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Ballarat Harness Racing Track To Be Upgraded

Ballarat Harness Racing Track To Be Upgraded

21 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Major Boost For The Ballarat Harness Racing Track Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is upgrading the Ballarat & District Trotting Club as part of a major boost for harness racing in the region. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula visited the club today to announce more than $59,000 for raceday […]

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Ballarat Racecourse To Be Equipped With Synthetic Race Track

Ballarat Racecourse To Be Equipped With Synthetic Race Track

21 October 2018

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Major Investment In Ballarat Racing Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is investing in a new synthetic race track at Ballarat’s Dowling Forest Racecourse to ensure Ballarat remains one of Victoria’s premier racing and training venues. Minister for Racing Martin Pakula was in Ballarat today to announce a $4 Million […]

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Wentworth Federal By-Election 2018 First Preference Count

Wentworth Federal By-Election 2018 First Preference Count

21 October 2018

Polling Day Saturday 20 October 2018 Australian Electoral Commission Wentworth Voters Have Their Say Victor P Taffa Australian Electoral Commission has released candidate First Preference Votes polled for the Wentworth Federal By-Election held on Saturday 20 October 2018.   Wentworth (NSW) Enrolment: 103,810 Turnout: 73.91% Informality: 4.83% First Preference Count for the division of Wentworth […]

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Years 11 And 12 EOI Open Until 15 November 2018

Years 11 And 12 EOI Open Until 15 November 2018

21 October 2018

Tasmania Minister for Education and Training Jeremy Rockliff EOI’s Open For Next Round Of Extension Schools Victor P Taffa Expressions of interest are now open for the next round of schools to extend to Years 11 and 12 from 2020. Hodgman Government has a long term Plan to improve education outcomes so young people have […]

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Hydro Tasmania Underlying Profit Result Of $169.7 Million For 2017-18

Hydro Tasmania Underlying Profit Result Of $169.7 Million For 2017-18

21 October 2018

Tasmania Minister for Energy Guy Barnett Hydro Tasmania’s Annual Report For 2017-18 Victor P Taffa Hydro Tasmania 2018 Annual Report confirms the strength and confidence in the state’s energy industry under the Hodgman Government. Hydro are progressing important projects which have the potential to deliver thousands of jobs and generate billions in investment in Tasmania. […]

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Round 1 Rural Economic Development Grants Program Open Until 26 October 2018

Round 1 Rural Economic Development Grants Program Open Until 26 October 2018

20 October 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry and Fisheries Mark Furner Round 1 Of $10 Million Rural Economic Development Grants Program Closes Soon Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government continues to support rural businesses and job creation through its $10 Million Rural Economic Development (RED) Grants program, with Round 1 expressions of interest applications closing next Friday (26th). […]

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15 Volunteers Recognised At Brisbane Region SES Week Awards 2018

15 Volunteers Recognised At Brisbane Region SES Week Awards 2018

20 October 2018

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Volunteers Recognised At Brisbane Region SES Week Awards Victor P Taffa 15 State Emergency Service volunteers from the Brisbane Region were recognised today (Saturday) for their efforts to help Queenslanders at an awards ceremony at the Emergency Services Complex in Kedron. Representing Minister for Fire and […]

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Multiple Murderers Bill 2018 To Be Introduced Into Parliament

Multiple Murderers Bill 2018 To Be Introduced Into Parliament

20 October 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Attorney General John Quigley Serial killer And Mass Murderer Legislation To Be Introduced Into State Parliament Victor P Taffa Sentence Administration Amendment (Multiple Murderers) Bill 2018 to be introduced into Parliament Attorney General during their term of appointment will be able to direct that mass murderers and serial […]

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Researchers Investigate Promising Peptide To Protect Brain Of Newborn Babies

Researchers Investigate Promising Peptide To Protect Brain Of Newborn Babies

20 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Peptide Shows Promise Of Protecting Infant Brains Victor P Taffa Brain researchers investigate promising peptide compound to protect the brain of newborn babies Potential treatment and therapy for some babies at risk of cerebral palsy and other permanent types of brain damage Project funded by Telethon Perth Children’s […]

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Henley Brook Rezoning Approved By Minister

Henley Brook Rezoning Approved By Minister

20 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Planning Rita Saffioti Henley Brook Rezoning Approved Victor P Taffa Amendment supports targeted urbanisation near planned METRONET stations Rezoning to consolidate development in area of fast population growth Amendment completes urbanisation between Ellenbrook and Brabham in the Swan Urban Growth Corridor Planning Minister Rita Saffioti has approved the rezoning of more […]

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15 Additional Drinking Fountains For Optus Stadium

15 Additional Drinking Fountains For Optus Stadium

20 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray More Drinking Fountains For Optus Stadium As Summer Approaches Victor P Taffa 15 additional free drinking water filling stations to be installed at Optus Stadium New facilities follow feedback from fans requesting more access to free drinking water Works will also include upgrades to stadium’s existing […]

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Centennial Park Takes Out More Awards

Centennial Park Takes Out More Awards

19 October 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton Centennial Park Gathers More Gold Victor P Taffa Sydney’s Centennial Parklands has won yet more awards for excellence. “Having gained 9 awards in the last year alone and a National Heritage Listing, Centennial Park, has just won 3 more prestigious awards.” Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton said. […]

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Lea Armstrong Appointed As NCAT President

Lea Armstrong Appointed As NCAT President

19 October 2018

New South Wales Attorney General Mark Speakman Legal Trailblazer Appointed As New NCAT President Victor P Taffa Attorney General Mark Speakman today announced the appointment of Lea Armstrong as a Supreme Court judge and as President of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT). “Ms. Armstrong is an exceptional lawyer, a trailblazer and a proven […]

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Tony Shepherd Appointed As Inaugural Chair Of Infrastructure SA

Tony Shepherd Appointed As Inaugural Chair Of Infrastructure SA

19 October 2018

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall Infrastructure SA Chair Appointed Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has today appointed Mr. Tony Shepherd as the inaugural Chair of Infrastructure SA. “Establishment of Infrastructure SA was a key election commitment, and I’m delighted that we’ve secured the services of Mr. Tony Shepherd in this important role for our state.” […]

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Katherine Bartolo Appointed As South Australia Valuer-General

Katherine Bartolo Appointed As South Australia Valuer-General

19 October 2018

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll Appointment Of New Valuer-General Victor P Taffa State Government has announced the appointment of Ms. Katherine Bartolo as the next Valuer-General, for a term of 5 years commencing from 1 January 2019. “I’m very pleased that Ms. Katherine Bartolo has accepted the role as our State’s next Valuer-General.” […]

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Laneway Series Between October 2018–July 2019 To Activate CBD Laneways

Laneway Series Between October 2018–July 2019 To Activate CBD Laneways

19 October 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss Turbocharged Oktoberfest CBD Laneway Series Returns This Week Victor P Taffa Popular Laneway Series in the CBD returns this week with an Oktoberfest theme. Northern Territory Government is transforming Darwin’s CBD into a world-class tourist and cultural destination, creating jobs for Territorians and supporting innovation and […]

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GrantsNT To Go Live On 1 November 2018

GrantsNT To Go Live On 1 November 2018

19 October 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Corporate and Information Services Lauren Moss Streamlining Access To Territory Grants In Supporting Jobs Victor P Taffa Applying for grants is set to become a lot easier for Territorians. Northern Territory Government is releasing a new user-friendly portal that will assist Territorians, organisations and GrantsNT the way in which Territorians apply […]

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Sustainable Timber Tasmania Reports An Underlying Profit Of $6 Million

Sustainable Timber Tasmania Reports An Underlying Profit Of $6 Million

18 October 2018

Tasmania Minister for Resources Guy Barnett Turnaround For Tasmania’s Forest Industry Victor P Taffa Annual Reports of both Sustainable Timber Tasmania (STT) and Private Forests Tasmania paint a picture of a growing, sustainable industry, Minister for Resources Guy Barnett said. “It is pleasing that Sustainable Timber Tasmania today has announced a healthy statutory profit including […]

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TasTAFE Annual Report Confirms Another Strong Year

TasTAFE Annual Report Confirms Another Strong Year

18 October 2018

Tasmania Minister for Education and Training Jeremy Rockliff Annual Report Confirms Strong Year For TasTAFE Victor P Taffa TasTAFE Annual Report has confirmed another strong year as we build our workforce for the future, Minister for Education and Training Jeremy Rockliff said. Report shows a significant increase in apprentice numbers over the past 3 years, […]

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