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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 3 Visits For 25 March 2019 With Day Incomplete 1,305 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 1,720 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 26 February 2019-25 March 2019 Visits for 25 March 2019 are 3 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 16 Visits For 25 March 2019 With Day Incomplete 3,846 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 5,462 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days The Southern Thunderer Visits Are Higher During Federal, State And Territory Elections Period 26 February […]

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Townsville’s New Stadium Ready For 2020 NRL Season Despite Floods

Townsville’s New Stadium Ready For 2020 NRL Season Despite Floods

25 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni Townsville’s New Stadium On Track For 2020 Victor P Taffa Townsville’s new $290 Million North Queensland Stadium will be ready for the start of the 2020 NRL Premiership Season despite unprecedented flooding earlier this year. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni said […]

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Queensland Police Swear In 76 New Officers At March 2019 Graduation

Queensland Police Swear In 76 New Officers At March 2019 Graduation

25 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan 76 New Officers Sworn Into Service At Oxley Graduation Victor P Taffa Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan and Commissioner Stewart today welcomed 76 new Police officers to the Queensland Police Service (QPS), in an induction ceremony held at the […]

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STEM Learning Begins With New Fun-Based Pre-School Science Games

STEM Learning Begins With New Fun-Based Pre-School Science Games

25 March 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Education Selena Uibo From Little Things Happen Big For STEM Victor P Taffa STEM learning has begun for some of our littlest Territorians, thanks to this year’s introduction of the Northern Territory Government’s new, fun-based Pre-School Science Games. “Children are at the centre of decisions made by the Territory Government.” Minister […]

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Rapid Export Growth For Buffalo Industry With New Code Of Practice

Rapid Export Growth For Buffalo Industry With New Code Of Practice

25 March 2019

Northern Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby Buffalo Industry Continues Rapid Export Growth Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Buffalo Industry has marked its emergence as an up-and-coming economic powerhouse by launching a new Code of Practice today. “Northern Territory Buffalo Industry is benefiting from a growing export market, something that will help to […]

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Red Meat Industry Receives $7.5 Million In Funding

Red Meat Industry Receives $7.5 Million In Funding

25 March 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone $7.5 Million To Beef Up South Australia’s Red Meat Industry Victor P Taffa Marshall Government will inject $7.5 Million into South Australia’s red meat sector in a bid to grow productivity in the industry and further strengthen biosecurity. This new State Government investment from the Economic and […]

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Ban On Bikies From Visiting Jails Comes Into Effect

Ban On Bikies From Visiting Jails Comes Into Effect

25 March 2019

South Australia Minister for Police and Correctional Services Corey Wingard Bikies Banned From Visiting Our Jails Victor P Taffa Tough new laws, which give outlaw bikie gang and criminal organisation members seeking to visit prisoners the boot from our jails, come into force today. Amendments to the Correctional Services Act 1982 mean that domestic visitors […]

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Victoria’s Unemployment Rate Stands At 4.8 % February 2019

Victoria’s Unemployment Rate Stands At 4.8 % February 2019

24 March 2019

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas 450,000 Jobs For Victorians Under An Andrews Government Victor P Taffa Victoria’s economy continues to perform strongly recording the highest annual jobs growth of all the states. Nearly half a million jobs have been created for Victorians since the Andrews Government was first elected. “Our massive investment in the schools, transport […]

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Mobile Myki Available For Use From 28 March 2019

Mobile Myki Available For Use From 28 March 2019

24 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne Myki Goes Mobile Victor P Taffa Passengers with an Android smartphone will be able to use their phone to pay for travel on Victoria’s public transport network from Thursday, 28 March. Mobile myki will make travel easier for passengers as they won’t need to carry a separate physical […]

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History Created By Premier Gladys Berejiklian

History Created By Premier Gladys Berejiklian

24 March 2019

Gladys Berejiklian Becomes First Female Elected Premier Of New South Wales Victor P Taffa Gladys Berejiklian has become the first female elected Premier of New South Wales in taking the Liberal/National Coalition to victory at the 23 March 2019 State Election.   Premiers Of New South Wales Multiple And Single Term In Duration 1856-2019 New […]

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Gladys Berejiklian Becomes First Female Elected Premier Of New South Wales

Gladys Berejiklian Becomes First Female Elected Premier Of New South Wales

24 March 2019

Gladys Berejiklian Creates History Victor P Taffa Gladys Berejiklian has become the first female elected Premier of New South Wales in taking the Liberal/National Coalition to victory at the 23 March 2019 State Election. While the New South Wales Electoral Commission is continuing to count votes, it is apparent that once all Pre-Poll Votes are […]

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New South Wales Election 2019 Legislative Council First Preference Votes

New South Wales Election 2019 Legislative Council First Preference Votes

24 March 2019

Polling Day 23 March 2019 New South Wales Electoral Commission Legislative Council Above The Line Group Votes Victor P Taffa New South Wales Electoral Commission has released candidate 1 Above The Line Group Votes Initial Count for the New South Wales State Election held on Saturday 23 March 2019. ‘Other’ ballot papers include all ballot […]

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New South Wales Election 2019 Legislative Assembly TCP Results

New South Wales Election 2019 Legislative Assembly TCP Results

24 March 2019

First Preference Votes Two Candidate Preferred (TCP) New South Wales Electoral Commission Polling Day 23 March 2019 Voters In All 93 Legislative Assembly Districts Go To The Polls Victor P Taffa 47 seats are required by a Party to form Majority Government in the 93 seat Legislative Assembly. New South Wales Electoral Commission has released […]

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New Vessels Named In Honour Of Late Police Officers

New Vessels Named In Honour Of Late Police Officers

23 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Police and Corrective Services Mark Ryan Two New State Of The Art Vessels Commissioned For Water Police Victor P Taffa Minister for Police and Corrective Services Mark Ryan, Member for Lytton, Joan Pease, and Commissioner Ian Stewart today attended the naming ceremony for 2 new Water Police vessels. Minister Ryan said the […]

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Queensland To Be Promoted Overseas By Indian Entrepreneurs

Queensland To Be Promoted Overseas By Indian Entrepreneurs

23 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Innovation Kate Jones Indian Entrepreneurs Set To Promote Queensland Overseas Victor P Taffa 2 high-profile Indian entrepreneurs will tour Queensland as part of an initiative to boost trade and education links with one of the fastest growing economies on the planet. Minister for Innovation Kate Jones announced the 2019 Queensland-India Innovators Experience […]

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East Coast Farmers Provided With Drought Funding Assistance

East Coast Farmers Provided With Drought Funding Assistance

22 March 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Assistance For East Coast Farmers Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government welcomes today’s announcement of additional funding for Break O’Day and Glamorgan Spring Bay councils through the Federal Government’s Drought Communities Program. It is critical that governments plan for the future, given that droughts are a normal […]

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Clear Winner Announced At 2019 Tasmanian Dairy Business Of The Year Award

Clear Winner Announced At 2019 Tasmanian Dairy Business Of The Year Award

22 March 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Congratulations To DairyTas Award Winners Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett congratulated all the winners of the Tasmanian Dairy Awards held last night. Clear Springs Dairy at Meander, operated by Tim and Fiona Salter, was named as the 2019 Tasmanian Dairy […]

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Broome Jobs And Skills Centre Officially Opened By Minister

Broome Jobs And Skills Centre Officially Opened By Minister

22 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery Broome Jobs And Skills Centre To Assist Youth At Risk Victor P Taffa New Jobs and Skills Centre launched in Broome at North Regional TAFE Network of 13 Jobs and Skills Centres now open across regional and metropolitan Western Australia Centre will offer outreach services throughout […]

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Pinnacle Awards 2019 Recognise Efforts Of State Library And Rio Tinto

Pinnacle Awards 2019 Recognise Efforts Of State Library And Rio Tinto

22 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman State Library And Rio Tinto Recognised For Improving Literacy Victor P Taffa State Library and Rio Tinto win Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence category at Pinnacle Awards Rio Tinto commits a further $1.42 Million to the Better Beginnings Family Literacy Program Better Beginnings reaches 96 % […]

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B31 Ballarat Business Festival To Receive Andrews Govt Funding

B31 Ballarat Business Festival To Receive Andrews Govt Funding

22 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Small Business Adem Somyurek More Funding To Support Ballarat Local Business Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is helping local small businesses to grow, providing $30,000 in funding to Commerce Ballarat’s B31 Ballarat Business Festival. “By supporting the B31 Ballarat Business Festival, we’re creating a more supportive business environment so that small businesses […]

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Latrobe Valley Sports Facilities To Be Upgraded

Latrobe Valley Sports Facilities To Be Upgraded

22 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes Upgraded Latrobe Valley Sports Facilities On Their Way Victor P Taffa Work is now underway to build the Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre (GRAC) and transform the Traralgon Indoor Sports Stadium, thanks to the Andrews Government. Minister for Regional Development Jaclyn Symes joined Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing […]

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