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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 45 Visits For 16 September 2019 With Day Incomplete 965 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 1,227 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 17 August 2019-16 September 2019 Visits for 16 September 2019 are 45 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 63 Visits For 16 September 2019 With Day Incomplete 2,421 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 3,157 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 17 August 2019-16 September 2019 Visits for 16 September 2019 are 63 With Day […]

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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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Privately Practicing Midwives Now Welcomed In Public Hospitals

Privately Practicing Midwives Now Welcomed In Public Hospitals

16 September 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Public Hospitals Welcome Privately Practicing Midwives Victor P Taffa Endorsed Privately Practicing Midwives can now deliver babies in Western Australian public hospitals Greater choice in maternity care now available for Western Australian parents Part of the National Maternity Services Plan McGowan Government has delivered greater maternity choices for […]

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Rafael Nadal On Court For Inaugural ATP Cup In Perth 3-8 January 2020

Rafael Nadal On Court For Inaugural ATP Cup In Perth 3-8 January 2020

16 September 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Rafael Nadal Heading To Perth For New ATP Cup 2020 Victor P Taffa ATP Cup draw sees Spain and Russia lead line-up in inaugural ATP Cup in Perth in January 2020 Top men’s players from Japan, Italy, Georgia and USA also confirmed Perth […]

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Minister Takes Leave For 7-Year-Old Son’s Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumour

Minister Takes Leave For 7-Year-Old Son’s Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumour

15 September 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner STATEMENT – Leave Of Absence Member For Nightcliff Victor P Taffa Member for Nightcliff Natasha Fyles will be taking personal leave for 4 weeks from Monday 16 September 2019, Chief Minister Michael Gunner said. Ms. Fyles, her partner and two children will be in the US where her 7-year-old […]

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Zuccoli Primary School Stage 2 Tender Awarded

Zuccoli Primary School Stage 2 Tender Awarded

15 September 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Education Selena Uibo Territory Builder Wins $18 Million Palmerston School Tender Victor P Taffa Northern Territory’s newest school is on track to be fully operational by Term 1, 2021, with local company Sunbuild awarded the $18.04 Million tender to build Stage 2 of Zuccoli Primary School. “Second stage of the Zuccoli […]

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Apollo Bay Harbour To Be Dredged For Safer Use

Apollo Bay Harbour To Be Dredged For Safer Use

15 September 2019

Victoria Minister for Port and Freight Melissa Horne Improving Apollo Bay Harbour For Locals To Enjoy Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will improve the Apollo Bay Harbour keeping it safe for boaters, fishers and tourists. Minister for Ports and Freight Melissa Horne today visited the harbour to announce $1.3 Million to carry out works including […]

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Andrews Govt To Roll Out Cutting Edge 3D Breast Cancer Imaging Technology

Andrews Govt To Roll Out Cutting Edge 3D Breast Cancer Imaging Technology

15 September 2019

Victoria Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos Cutting Edge 3D Breast Cancer Imaging To Save Lives Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is rolling out cutting-edge 3D breast screening technology across the state, speeding up lifesaving diagnosis and cutting down on invasive procedures. Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos today announced up to $1.8 Million for 6 new […]

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State Art Gallery To Visit Regional Western Australia In 2020

State Art Gallery To Visit Regional Western Australia In 2020

15 September 2019

Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan State Art Gallery Works To Go On New Regional Tour Victor P Taffa Next exhibition as part of Freighting Ideas to tour regional Western Australia in 2020 First exhibition How Did I Get Here? opens at Ningaloo […]

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$7 Million Lotterywest Grant For Screen Industry

$7 Million Lotterywest Grant For Screen Industry

15 September 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman Multimillion Dollar Support For Western Australia’s Screen Industry Victor P Taffa McGowan Government supports Screenwest with $7 Million Lotterywest grant Funding enables film and television production in Western Australia to thrive Creative industries are a key economic driver and job […]

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Tasmanian Thoroughbred Awards 2019 Presented By Minister

Tasmanian Thoroughbred Awards 2019 Presented By Minister

15 September 2019

Tasmania Minister for Racing Elise Archer Mystic Journey Wins Ladbrokes Horse Of The Year Victor P Taffa As Minister for Racing it was my pleasure to attend the Tasmanian Thoroughbred Awards night held in Launceston on Friday night, Minister for Racing Elise Archer said. Hodgman Government is a strong supporter of Tasmania’s thoroughbred racing industry […]

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Redeveloped Macquarie House Site Officially Opened By Premier

Redeveloped Macquarie House Site Officially Opened By Premier

15 September 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Innovation Front And Centre At Launceston’s Macquarie House Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government understands the importance of the digital economy and the critical role it will play in the future success of our state. That’s why we are supporting the industry to grow with a number of key initiatives, including our […]

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North Coast Line Upgrade Project Underway

North Coast Line Upgrade Project Underway

15 September 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Major Rail Projects Put Regional Jobs On Track Victor P Taffa Major rail projects worth almost $305 Million are driving a regional rail jobs boom across Queensland. Largest investment is the $100 Million North Coast line upgrade between Townsville and Rockhampton which started construction in July […]

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Ipswich Turf Club Redevelopment Almost Completed

Ipswich Turf Club Redevelopment Almost Completed

15 September 2019

Queensland Minister for Racing Stirling Hinchliffe $24.8 Million Ipswich Turf Club Races Toward The Finish Line Victor P Taffa Redevelopment of the Ipswich Turf Club is on track to be delivered in full, including new tie-up stalls and a much-needed carpark, Minister for Racing Stirling Hinchliffe has announced. Minister Hinchliffe said that stewards and jockeys […]

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Jobs Filled Up 0.5 % June Quarter 2019

Jobs Filled Up 0.5 % June Quarter 2019

14 September 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Jobs Growth Continues In June Quarter 2019 Victor P Taffa Number of filled jobs in Australia grew by 0.5 % in the June quarter 2019, and 2.4 % over the year, according to new figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). This followed a smaller increase in the […]

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US Tennis Open Mixed Doubles Champions 1887-2019

US Tennis Open Mixed Doubles Champions 1887-2019

14 September 2019

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won A US Mixed Doubles Tournament Since 2001 Victor P Taffa There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam. Grand Slam itinerary consists of Australian Open in mid January, […]

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US Tennis Open Women’s Doubles Champions 1889-2019

US Tennis Open Women’s Doubles Champions 1889-2019

14 September 2019

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won A US Women’s Doubles Tournament Since 1970 Victor P Taffa Australians In U.S. Tennis Open Women’s Doubles 2018 Australia’s Ashleigh Barty is the first Australian Women to win the U.S. Tennis Open Women’s Doubles since Samantha Stosur in 2005. Australia’s last doubles pairing victory in the U.S. Tennis […]

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US Tennis Open Men’s Doubles Champions 1881-2019

US Tennis Open Men’s Doubles Champions 1881-2019

14 September 2019

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won A US Open Men’s Doubles Tournament Since 1996 Victor P Taffa There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam. Grand Slam itinerary consists of Australian Open in mid […]

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US Tennis Open Women’s Singles Champion 1887-2019

US Tennis Open Women’s Singles Champion 1887-2019

14 September 2019

Australia Has Not Won A US Women’s Singles Tournament Since 2011 Victor P Taffa Australian Open Male Singles Tennis Champions Before And After Introduction Of Open Era In May 1968 4 is Number Of Australian Women To Win US Open 1969-2019 2 is Number Of Australian Women To Win US Open 1887-1968 48 is Number […]

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