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British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill And Mental Health Funding Keep Jim Molan In The Senate 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 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
 
British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill And Mental Health Funding

British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill And Mental Health Funding

Sir Winston Churchill Painted During His Years In The Political Wilderness Victor P Taffa British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill led his country to victory during World War II. Sir Winston Churchill served as British Prime Minister between 1940-45 and 1951-55. However, in his years spent in political wilderness he painted and kept his ‘Black […]

Keep Jim Molan In The Senate

Keep Jim Molan In The Senate

Jim Molan Dumped Below The Line By Liberal Party Factional Dingbats Victor P Taffa Liberal Senator Jim Molan has been dumped to below the line by Liberal Party Factional Dingbats for the 2019 Federal Election. Liberal Senator for New South Wales Andrew James (Jim) Molan AO DSC is a former major general in the Australian […]

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 […]

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 20 Visits For 19 February 2019 With Day Incomplete 1,366 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 1,764 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 20 January 2019-19 February 2019 Visits for 19 February 2019 are 20 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 11 Visits For 19 February 2019 With Day Incomplete 2,193 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 2,917 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days The Southern Thunderer Visits Are Higher During Federal, State And Territory Elections Period 20 January […]

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Barcaldine-Aramac Road To Be Resurfaced

Barcaldine-Aramac Road To Be Resurfaced

18 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Road Widening To Begin On Barcaldine-Aramac Road Victor P Taffa Barcaldine work crews will roll out the bitumen when they start works next week on the Palaszczuk Government’s $2.09 Million Barcaldine-Aramac Road upgrade. Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey said as an important link […]

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Gold Coast To Host TV WEEK Logie Awards In 2019

Gold Coast To Host TV WEEK Logie Awards In 2019

18 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones TV WEEK Logie Awards Return To The Gold Coast In 2019 Victor P Taffa Australia’s TV A-list will return to the Gold Coast for the 2019 TV WEEK Logies on Sunday, 30 June, Minister for Tourism Industry Development Kate Jones has announced. Minister Jones said the industry’s […]

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National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment

National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment

18 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Tourism Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula Building A Better Home For Our Sporting History Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is investing in Victoria’s proud sporting history with work set to get underway on a major redevelopment of the National Sports Museum at the MCG. “MCG is a Victorian icon, and there’s […]

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Roads In Melbourne’s West To Be Upgraded

Roads In Melbourne’s West To Be Upgraded

18 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan Record Road Investment In Melbourne’s West Picks Up Pace Victor P Taffa Drivers can look forward to better journeys in Melbourne’s west as work ramps up on key road upgrades and bridge improvement work as part of the Andrews Government’s Suburban Roads Upgrade. Western Roads Upgrade More than […]

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St. George And Ryde Hospitals To Receive Major Upgrades

St. George And Ryde Hospitals To Receive Major Upgrades

18 February 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard Major Upgrades For St. George And Ryde Hospitals Plus Elective Surgery Boost Victor P Taffa New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government will invest $864 Million for major upgrades to St. George ($385 Million) and Ryde ($479 Million) hospitals, to deliver […]

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$31 Million Funding To Deliver 10,000 Extra Cataract Surgeries Over Next 4 Years

$31 Million Funding To Deliver 10,000 Extra Cataract Surgeries Over Next 4 Years

18 February 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Health Brad Hazzard 10,000 More Cataract Surgeries Across New South Wales Victor P Taffa Thousands of elderly people struggling with poor vision from cataracts will have faster access to surgical services under a New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said […]

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Roy Hill Railway Overpass Opens To Traffic

Roy Hill Railway Overpass Opens To Traffic

17 February 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti Port Hedland’s Roy Hill Bridge Over Rail Opens Victor P Taffa Construction of new 95-metre bridge over Roy Hill rail line now complete Project included a strong focus on local content and Aboriginal participation Work finished early and on budget Project fully funded by Roy Hill and managed […]

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Harvey Primary School Science Laboratory Opened By Premier

Harvey Primary School Science Laboratory Opened By Premier

17 February 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Science Boost For Harvey Primary School Students Victor P Taffa Premier Mark McGowan officially opens Harvey Primary School’s new science laboratory Harvey Primary School one of 200 classrooms to be converted into science labs by 2021, including 58 in regional Western Australia McGowan Government delivering its key ‘Science in Schools’ […]

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Brisbane Valley Highway To Be Resurfaced

Brisbane Valley Highway To Be Resurfaced

17 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey $3.7 Million Upgrade For Brisbane Valley Highway Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has announced a $3.7 Million investment for one of south east Queensland’s most popular scenic drives. Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey said from mid-February, work crews would resurface a 26 km […]

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First Stage Of Fraser Coast Sports And Recreation Precinct Opened By Minister

First Stage Of Fraser Coast Sports And Recreation Precinct Opened By Minister

17 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe Fraser Coast Kicking Goals At New Sports And Rec Precinct Victor P Taffa First stage of the Fraser Coast Sports and Recreation Precinct, a project partly funded with a $1.96 Million contribution from the Palaszczuk Government’s Works for Queensland program, is now open to the public. Minister for […]

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Pilot Regional Forestry Hub Established In Northern Tasmania

Pilot Regional Forestry Hub Established In Northern Tasmania

17 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney Welcome Support For Tasmania’s Forest Industry Victor P Taffa Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney welcomed today’s announcement by the Federal Government of the establishment of a pilot regional forestry hub in the North and North-West of Tasmania. Forestry industry is growing again in Tasmania, supporting 5,700 direct and indirect […]

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Tasmanian Achiever II Increases Bass Strait Freight Capacity

Tasmanian Achiever II Increases Bass Strait Freight Capacity

17 February 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Bass Strait Freight Capacity Increases As Tasmania Achiever II Sets Sail Victor P Taffa Australia’s newest and biggest cargo ship, the Tasmanian Achiever II, was officially launched in Burnie, Premier Will Hodgman said. Tasmanian Achiever II is the latest addition to Tasmania’s growing freight sector, and will increase Toll’s Bass Strait […]

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Northern Victoria Farmers Supported By Drought Infrastructure Grants Program

Northern Victoria Farmers Supported By Drought Infrastructure Grants Program

16 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes Supporting Northern Victoria’s Farmers Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is supporting our farmers through drought, helping them prepare for and manage the effects of dry conditions through the On-Farm Drought Infrastructure Support Grant program. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today visited Mark and Annette Radford, who were one of […]

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Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade

Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade

16 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula $1.56 Million Upgrade For Flemington Training Track Victor P Taffa Australia’s premier racing destination will soon be able to operate rain, hail or shine, with works set to begin on a new, world-class synthetic training track at Flemington Racecourse.   Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced that the […]

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Line Up For 2019 People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS Announced

Line Up For 2019 People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS Announced

16 February 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Top Line Up For 2019 People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS Victor P Taffa Along with its new location at Mindil Beach, the 2019 People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS music festival will be bigger and better than ever with a stellar line up confirmed for Saturday 18 May. “We know […]

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Three Territory Arts Workers Headed For Venice Biennale 2019

Three Territory Arts Workers Headed For Venice Biennale 2019

16 February 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Territory Arts Trio Selected For Venice Biennale 2019 Victor P Taffa Three Territory arts workers will join an impressive team of Australian emerging arts professionals, exhibition team leaders and volunteers as part of the Australia Council for the Arts Venice Biennale Professional Development Program. “Venice […]

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Year 1 Phonics Screening Check Results Released By Marshall Govt

Year 1 Phonics Screening Check Results Released By Marshall Govt

16 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Education John Gardner Phonics Screening Check Results Provide Critical Insights Victor P Taffa Data from South Australia’s first comprehensive Year 1 Phonics Screening Check, undertaken by 14,000 students across all government sites last year, has been released. Results indicate there is significant room for improvement across the state in this critical […]

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34,000 South Australians To Receive Cost Of Living Relief

34,000 South Australians To Receive Cost Of Living Relief

16 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Human Services Michelle Lensink Liberal Government Gives Nearly 34,000 South Australians Cost Of Living Relief Victor P Taffa Nearly 34,000 South Australian households on low or fixed incomes are set to start receiving the State Government’s annual Cost of Living Concession payment this week, to help with expenses like energy and […]

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Coastal Lakes College Welcomes Students For The First Time

Coastal Lakes College Welcomes Students For The First Time

15 February 2019

Western Australia Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery New Schools Open For Mandurah Students Victor P Taffa $18.3 Million primary school for Mandurah community officially opens today Kindergarten and pre-primary facilities opened in 2018, extending to Year 6 in 2019 Coastal Lakes College officially opened in Lakelands More than 200 students in Years 7 […]

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Ridge View Secondary College Welcomes Students For The First Time

Ridge View Secondary College Welcomes Students For The First Time

15 February 2019

Western Australia Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery Ridge View Secondary College Opens Its Doors For 2019 School Year Victor P Taffa New multimillion-dollar secondary college opens in Baldivis College has opened with 170 Year 7 foundation students Rapidly growing suburb of Baldivis has a new $40.6 Million school with the official opening of […]

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