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Fed Cup Tennis Competition Since 1963 Davis Cup Tennis Competition Since 1900 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 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
 
Fed Cup Tennis Competition Since 1963

Fed Cup Tennis Competition Since 1963

Fed Cup Tennis Team Competition Victor P Taffa Fed Cup is the premier international team event in women’s tennis and is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Fed Cup was launched in 1963 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Until 1995 the competition was known as the Federation Cup. […]

Davis Cup Tennis Competition Since 1900

Davis Cup Tennis Competition Since 1900

Davis Cup Tennis Team Competition Victor P Taffa Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men’s tennis and is run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Davis Cup is contested annually between teams from competing countries in a knock-out format. Women’s equivalent of the Davis Cup is the Fed Cup. Australia, Czech Republic […]

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 […]

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

30 September 2019

ISPUT Daily Visits And Page Views Over Last 30 Days Victor P Taffa 8 Visits For 22 October 2019 With Day Incomplete 1,215 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 1,578 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 23 September 2019-22 October 2019 Visits for 22 October 2019 are 8 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

30 September 2019

The Southern Thunderer (TST) Daily Visits And Page Views Over Last 30 Days Victor P Taffa 27 Visits For 22 October 2019 With Day Incomplete 2,109 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 2,823 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 23 September 2019-22 October 2019 Visits for 22 October 2019 are 27 With Day […]

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Royal Perth Hospital Mental Health Emergency Centre Officially Opened

Royal Perth Hospital Mental Health Emergency Centre Officially Opened

21 October 2019

Western Australia Minister for Mental Health Roger Cook New Mental Health Emergency Centre Opened At Royal Perth Hospital Victor P Taffa More than $1 Million new short-stay centre to provide tailored mental health care Includes 8 treatment spaces in a low-stimulus environment Another demonstration of McGowan Government’s commitment to addressing mental health issues A new […]

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South West Visitor Numbers Up 12.6 % Year To June 2019

South West Visitor Numbers Up 12.6 % Year To June 2019

21 October 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan South-West Region Continues To Attract And Delight Tourists Victor P Taffa South-West visitor numbers up 12.6 % to 3.2 Million between June 2018-June 2019 Visitors spend climbed from $1.346 Million to $1.725 Million over the same 12 months Comes on top of opening of Margaret River HEART multi-purpose centre 25 […]

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Perth’s Groundwater Replenishment Scheme To Be Expanded

Perth’s Groundwater Replenishment Scheme To Be Expanded

21 October 2019

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly $52 Million Project To Help Secure Perth’s Water Supply Now Underway Victor P Taffa McGowan Government starts $52 Million groundwater treatment plant upgrade in Neerabup Up to 120 Western Australian jobs to be created during construction Minister for Water Dave Kelly today announced the expansion of Perth’s Groundwater […]

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Bunbury Regional Prison 160 Bed Unit Officially Opens

Bunbury Regional Prison 160 Bed Unit Officially Opens

21 October 2019

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Francis Logan New Bunbury Prison Unit Addresses Overcrowded Prisons Legacy Victor P Taffa McGowan Government delivers first innovative expansion build to address inherited overcrowded prisons legacy New $23.7 Million, 160-bed unit at Bunbury Regional Prison officially opened today First new build as part of $310 Million prison beds expansion […]

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Redevelopment For Margaret River Senior High School

Redevelopment For Margaret River Senior High School

21 October 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery Margaret River Senior High School Redevelopment Victor P Taffa $656,034 allocated for maintenance works at Margaret River Senior High School Part of $200 Million package to address key maintenance needs at Western Australian public schools Schools encouraged to deliver works through […]

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Busselton Senior High School To Be Improved

Busselton Senior High School To Be Improved

21 October 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery South-West Schools To Benefit From $12 Million Maintenance Blitz Victor P Taffa South-West schools are receiving almost $12 Million for upgrades and maintenance Includes $657,062 for maintenance works at Busselton Senior High School Part of $200 Million package to address key […]

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Thousands Of Endometriosis Sufferers Now Able To Access Better Resources

Thousands Of Endometriosis Sufferers Now Able To Access Better Resources

20 October 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles New Women’s App To Help Thousands Of Endometriosis Sufferers Victor P Taffa Women with endometriosis will soon have access to more resources to support their care, with funding from the Palaszczuk Government. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said a $426,800 investment to the Endometriosis Association Queensland (QENDO) […]

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Princess Alexandra Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit To Be Upgraded

Princess Alexandra Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit To Be Upgraded

20 October 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles $1.85 Million Upgrade For Princess Alexandra Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced $1.85 Million for vital upgrades to patient amenities in the state’s Spinal Injuries Unit (SIU) at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH). Premier Palaszczuk said the Princess Alexandra Hospital […]

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Section 194K Of Evidence Act 2001 To Be Amended

Section 194K Of Evidence Act 2001 To Be Amended

20 October 2019

Tasmania Attorney-General Elise Archer Standing Up For Victims Of Sexual Assault Victor P Taffa Rights of victims of crime and community safety is a key priority for the Hodgman Government, Attorney-General Elise Archer said. “That is why we will be amending section 194K of Tasmania’s Evidence Act 2001 to provide victims of sexual assault the […]

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Winners Announced At Tasmania Harness Racing Awards 2019

Winners Announced At Tasmania Harness Racing Awards 2019

20 October 2019

Tasmania Minister for Racing Elise Archer Tasmania Harness Racing Awards Shines Spotlight On State’s Stars Victor P Taffa Who’s who of Tasmania’s harness racing industry has been recognised at the annual Harness Awards held in Hobart on Saturday night, Minister for Racing Elise Archer said. Hodgman Government is a strong supporter of Tasmania’s racing industry […]

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Automatic Suppression Laws To Be Repealed

Automatic Suppression Laws To Be Repealed

20 October 2019

South Australia Attorney-General Vickie Chapman Automatic Suppression Laws To Go Victor P Taffa South Australians would be able to know the identity of people charged with sex offences once they face court under reforms to suppression laws to be introduced to State Parliament today. Attorney-General Vickie Chapman said that, under the changes, automatic suppression orders […]

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7 Winners Announced For FOMENT Program

7 Winners Announced For FOMENT Program

20 October 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone 7 Innovative Wine Start-Ups Announced For FOMENT Victor P Taffa 7 highly innovative wine and tourism tech start-ups have been announced as part of the Marshall Government funded FOMENT program. At the Wine Industry IMPACT Awards in front of 400 attendees at the Adelaide Town Hall last […]

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New Water Police Fleet Vessels Officially Commissioned

New Water Police Fleet Vessels Officially Commissioned

19 October 2019

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan New Vessels Join Water Police Fleet And Commissioned In Honour Of Fallen Officers Victor P Taffa Minister for Police Mark Ryan and the Member for Redlands, Kim Richards, joined Commissioner Katarina Carroll for a vessel commissioning ceremony today. After undergoing sea trials after practical completion, officer crew training, a […]

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Greyhound Racing To Benefit From New Centre

Greyhound Racing To Benefit From New Centre

19 October 2019

Queensland Minister for Racing Stirling Hinchliffe New Greyhound Centre Races Into South East Queensland Victor P Taffa Queensland will be home to the nation’s most advanced greyhound racing tracks at a new $39 Million venue that will be built by the Palaszczuk Government. Minister for Racing Stirling Hinchliffe said it was a great day for […]

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Broadmeadows Stadium To Become North-West Melbourne Basketball Hub

Broadmeadows Stadium To Become North-West Melbourne Basketball Hub

19 October 2019

Victoria Minister for Tourism Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula Broadmeadows Slam Dunk With New Basketball Hub Victor P Taffa Broadmeadows Stadium will become one of seven key development centres under the Andrews Government’s $101 Million investment in Victoria’s basketball future. Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula joined Member for Broadmeadows Frank […]

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Woori Yallock Primary School Upgrade Completed

Woori Yallock Primary School Upgrade Completed

19 October 2019

Victoria Minister for Education James Merlino School Upgrade And New Relocatable For Woori Yallock Primary Victor P Taffa Woori Yallock Primary School students and staff are benefitting from a new $87,000 infrastructure upgrade as well as new relocatable building at the school, thanks to the Andrews Government. Minister for Education James Merlino visited Woori Yallock […]

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Independent Planning Commission To Be Reviewed

Independent Planning Commission To Be Reviewed

19 October 2019

New South Wales Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes Review Commences Of Independent Planning Commission Victor P Taffa State’s Independent Planning Commission (IPC) will be put under the spotlight to ensure confidence in the speed, quality and impartiality of decision-making on major projects. Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes said a […]

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Dr. David Parker Appointed As New South Wales Valuer General

Dr. David Parker Appointed As New South Wales Valuer General

19 October 2019

New South Wales Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey New South Wales Valuer General Appointed Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government today announced leading industry valuation expert and property academic, Dr. David Parker, has been appointed as the State’s new Valuer General. Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey said the […]

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Youth Bush Camps To Begin In Central Australia

Youth Bush Camps To Begin In Central Australia

18 October 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Territory Families Dale Wakefield First Youth Bush Camps Begin In Central Australia Victor P Taffa Two groups of at-risk young people will participate in the first Back on Track youth bush camps this month. “Youth crime, any crime is unacceptable. Young people who do the wrong thing will face the consequences […]

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National Barramundi Day Recognised For The First Time

National Barramundi Day Recognised For The First Time

18 October 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby Humpty Doo Barramundi In The Spotlight On Inaugural National Barramundi Day Victor P Taffa National Barramundi Day is being recognised for the first time today, and the Territory is home to the largest barramundi farm in Australia, Humpty Doo Barramundi.   Salt-water barramundi producers have […]

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