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Statue Of Rugby Union Great John Eales Unveiled At Suncorp Stadium No Bar Too High From Preventing Faster Rail Travel Between Sydney And Canberra National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade Labor’s Railway Promise Celebrates 70 Years Of Not Being Delivered 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
 
Statue Of Rugby Union Great John Eales Unveiled At Suncorp Stadium

Statue Of Rugby Union Great John Eales Unveiled At Suncorp Stadium

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk John Eales Statue Unveiled At Suncorp Stadium Victor P Taffa Wallabies and Queensland rugby union legend John Eales has had a statue unveiled in his honour at Suncorp Stadium. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk helped unveil the statue with the former Australia and Queensland Reds captain. John Eales won 86 caps for the […]

No Bar Too High From Preventing Faster Rail Travel Between Sydney And Canberra

No Bar Too High From Preventing Faster Rail Travel Between Sydney And Canberra

Australian Capital Territory Chief Minister Andrew Barr Faster Rail Between Canberra-Sydney Takes Shape Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Andrew Barr welcomes faster rail travel between Sydney and Canberra. “I welcome the announcement from the New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian and the Deputy Premier John Barilaro that a New South Wales Coalition Government will fund […]

National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment

National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment

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 […]

Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade

Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade

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 […]

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 […]

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 2019

ISPUT (Improve Sydney Public Transport) Daily Visits And Page Views Over Last 30 Days Victor P Taffa 13 Visits For 24 April 2019 With Day Incomplete 1,088 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 1,467 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 25 March 2019-24 April 2019 Visits for 24 April 2019 are 13 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 2019

The Southern Thunderer (TST) Daily Visits And Page Views Over Last 30 Days Victor P Taffa 32 Visits For 24 April 2019 With Day Incomplete 2,263 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 3,351 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days The Southern Thunderer Visits Are Higher During Federal, State And Territory Elections Period 25 March […]

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$20 Million Boost Under Territory Government’s TURBO2 Investment

$20 Million Boost Under Territory Government’s TURBO2 Investment

25 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss TURBO2 Supporting Festivals And Events Victor P Taffa Major events and festivals will get a $20 Million boost under the Territory Government’s TURBO2 investment aimed at attracting more visitors and injecting more money into the economy. “Government’s additional $62.8 Million TURBO2 tourism investment includes $20 […]

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Nominated Candidates For Northern Territory Senate Seats 2019

Nominated Candidates For Northern Territory Senate Seats 2019

25 April 2019

Federal Election Polling Day Saturday 18 May 2019 Australian Electoral Commission Northern Territory Voters Have Their Say Victor P Taffa Australian Electoral Commission has released duly nominated candidates for Northern Territory Senate seats at the Federal Election to be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. Candidates And Groups Listed In Ballot Paper Order Group                                     Party […]

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Nominated Candidates For Solomon Division Federal Election 2019

Nominated Candidates For Solomon Division Federal Election 2019

25 April 2019

Northern Territory Federal Election Polling Day Saturday 18 May 2019 Australian Electoral Commission Solomon Division Voters Have Their Say Victor P Taffa Australian Electoral Commission has released duly nominated candidates in the House of Representatives Division of Solomon at the Federal Election to be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. 6 Candidates Listed In Ballot […]

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Nominated Candidates For Lingiari Division Federal Election 2019

Nominated Candidates For Lingiari Division Federal Election 2019

25 April 2019

Northern Territory Federal Election Polling Day Saturday 18 May 2019 Australian Electoral Commission Lingiari Division Voters Have Their Say Victor P Taffa Australian Electoral Commission has released duly nominated candidates in the House of Representatives Division of Lingiari at the Federal Election to be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. 6 Candidates Listed In Ballot […]

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More Than 8,500 Sausages Served Up On First Day Of Canberra Light Rail

More Than 8,500 Sausages Served Up On First Day Of Canberra Light Rail

24 April 2019

Australian Capital Territory Minister for Transport Meegan Fitzharris What A Ride For 25,000 People Who Travelled On Light Rail’s First Official Day Victor P Taffa Canberra was abuzz with excitement as light rail officially launched today with approximately 25,000 people hopping on board for a free ride. Formal event wrapped up at 4 pm, but […]

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CPI Recorded 0.0% Movement In March 2019

CPI Recorded 0.0% Movement In March 2019

24 April 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics CPI Recorded No Movement In The March Quarter 2019 Victor P Taffa Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded no movement (0.0 %) in the March quarter 2019, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures. This follows a rise of 0.5 % in the December quarter 2018. March quarter 2019 […]

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Nominated Candidates For Australian Capital Territory Senate Seats 2019

Nominated Candidates For Australian Capital Territory Senate Seats 2019

24 April 2019

Federal Election Polling Day Saturday 18 May 2019 Australian Electoral Commission Australian Capital Territory Voters Have Their Say Victor P Taffa Australian Electoral Commission has released duly nominated candidates for Australian Capital Territory Senate seats at the Federal Election to be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. Candidates And Groups Listed In Ballot Paper Order […]

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Nominated Candidates For Fenner Division Federal Election 2019

Nominated Candidates For Fenner Division Federal Election 2019

24 April 2019

Australian Capital Territory Federal Election Polling Day Saturday 18 May 2019 Australian Electoral Commission Fenner Division Voters Have Their Say Victor P Taffa Australian Electoral Commission has released duly nominated candidates in the House of Representatives Division of Fenner at the Federal Election to be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. 5 Candidates Listed In […]

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Nominated Candidates For Canberra Division Federal Election 2019

Nominated Candidates For Canberra Division Federal Election 2019

24 April 2019

Australian Capital Territory Federal Election Polling Day Saturday 18 May 2019 Australian Electoral Commission Canberra Division Voters Have Their Say Victor P Taffa Australian Electoral Commission has released duly nominated candidates in the House of Representatives Division of Canberra at the Federal Election to be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. 6 Candidates Listed In […]

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Nominated Candidates For Bean Division Federal Election 2019

Nominated Candidates For Bean Division Federal Election 2019

24 April 2019

Australian Capital Territory Federal Election Polling Day Saturday 18 May 2019 Australian Electoral Commission Bean Division Voters Have Their Say Victor P Taffa Australian Electoral Commission has released duly nominated candidates in the House of Representatives Division of Bean at the Federal Election to be held on Saturday 18 May 2019. 8 Candidates Listed In […]

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Queensland Anzac Day Public Transport Services 2019

Queensland Anzac Day Public Transport Services 2019

23 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Additional Public Transport Services For Anzac Day Victor P Taffa TransLink will offer additional morning services this Anzac Day to help patrons pay their respects to Australia’s servicemen and women, past and present. Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey said across the south east, […]

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Katarina Carroll Appointed First Female Queensland Police Commissioner

Katarina Carroll Appointed First Female Queensland Police Commissioner

23 April 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Katarina Carroll Appointed Queensland Police Commissioner Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Katarina Carroll is Queensland’s new Police Commissioner. Current Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner takes on her new role in July. “This is a proud day for the Commissioner and for Queensland.” […]

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New Fremantle Bridge To Separate Freight And Transperth Railway Lines

New Fremantle Bridge To Separate Freight And Transperth Railway Lines

23 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti New Fremantle Traffic Bridge Funded In State Budget Victor P Taffa State Budget includes $230 Million job-creating project for new Fremantle Traffic Bridge New bridge will create 1,500 jobs and offers potential to separate freight and Transperth railway lines McGowan Government secures 50 % Commonwealth contribution Project successfully […]

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Wanneroo Road To Flynn Drive Duplication Now Completed

Wanneroo Road To Flynn Drive Duplication Now Completed

23 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti $31 Million Wanneroo Road Duplication To Flynn Drive Completed Victor P Taffa First of 3 major Wanneroo Road upgrades to be completed under McGowan Government 2 Wanneroo Road interchanges under construction at Ocean Reef Road and Joondalup Drive Wanneroo Road upgrades part of 17 road projects made possible […]

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South Australia Anzac Day Public Transport Services 2019

South Australia Anzac Day Public Transport Services 2019

23 April 2019

South Australia Minister for Transport Stephan Knoll Anzac Day Public Transport Services Victor P Taffa State Government will run additional public transport services on Anzac Day to get South Australians to and from the city for the Dawn Service and Anzac Day Commemorative March. There will also be free travel on all Adelaide Metro buses, […]

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South Australians Embrace Extended Retail Trading Hours

South Australians Embrace Extended Retail Trading Hours

23 April 2019

South Australia Treasurer Rob Lucas South Australians Hop To The Shops In City And Suburbs On Easter Monday Victor P Taffa In an overwhelming show of support for the deregulation of shop trading hours, thousands of South Australians have voted with their feet and hopped into shops right across Adelaide the first time all city […]

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Ground Works Turned For Bracken Ridge Fire And Rescue Station

Ground Works Turned For Bracken Ridge Fire And Rescue Station

22 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford Turf Turned For $6 Million Bracken Ridge Fire And Rescue Station Victor P Taffa Ground has been turned to signal work starting on the much-anticipated Bracken Ridge Fire and Rescue Station by Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford and Member for Sandgate Stirling […]

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Gas Deal For The Sunshine Coast To Go Ahead

Gas Deal For The Sunshine Coast To Go Ahead

22 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Mines and Energy Anthony Lynham Queensland Gas Building The Sunshine Coast Victor P Taffa A pioneering gas deal will soon see Queensland-made building products, manufactured using Queensland natural gas, rolling out in building supplies and hardware stores on the Sunshine Coast. Minister for Mines and Energy Anthony Lynham today announced the Australian […]

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Channel Highway Over Bonnet Hill Sealed Shoulder Uphill Sections Now Complete

Channel Highway Over Bonnet Hill Sealed Shoulder Uphill Sections Now Complete

22 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff Bonnet Hill Safety Improvements Complete Victor P Taffa Final section of the Bonnet Hill Safety Improvement Project is now complete, delivering a continuous sealed shoulder on the uphill sections of Channel Highway over Bonnet Hill, Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff said. Hodgman Government has invested $4.7 Million over 4 […]

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Tasmania’s Health System Healthier With $117 Million Commitment

Tasmania’s Health System Healthier With $117 Million Commitment

22 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for Health Michael Ferguson $117 Million Commitment For Tasmania’s Health System Welcomed Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government welcomes the Federal Government’s record funding commitment to Tasmania’s health system, with a new $25.6 Million package to support the North and North-West, Minister for Health Michael Ferguson said. This includes: $10 Million to redevelop and […]

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