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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 23 Visits For 19 October 2019 With Day Incomplete 1,175 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 1,536 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 20 September 2019-19 October 2019 Visits for 19 October 2019 are 23 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 20 Visits For 19 October 2019 With Day Incomplete 2,011 Total Visits Over Last 30 Days 2,717 Total Page Views Over Last 30 Days Period 20 September 2019-19 October 2019 Visits for 19 October 2019 are 20 With Day […]

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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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2018-19 Irrigation Annual Report Tabled In Parliament

2018-19 Irrigation Annual Report Tabled In Parliament

18 October 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Tasmanian Irrigation Driving Continued Agricultural Growth Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Irrigation (TI) is delivering nation-leading irrigation schemes enabling farmers to diversify, value add and expand their existing farming operations, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett said. “This is a key plank for meeting our […]

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Unemployment Rate Down To 6.4% September 2019

Unemployment Rate Down To 6.4% September 2019

18 October 2019

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Confident Businesses And A Strong Economy Delivering Jobs Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government’s number one priority is to create jobs for Tasmanians. Treasurer Peter Gutwein said the plan is delivering with today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics labour force data for September 2019 showing 700 jobs were created throughout the state. “This […]

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Business Case For Light Rail Stage 2A Approved By Barr Govt

Business Case For Light Rail Stage 2A Approved By Barr Govt

18 October 2019

Australian Capital Territory Chief Minister Andrew Barr Australian Capital Territory Minister for Transport Chris Steel Government Approves Extension Of Light Rail Victor P Taffa Australian Capital Territory Government has formally approved the business case for light rail stage 2A from Alinga Street station to Commonwealth Park. This commences delivery of our election commitment to extend […]

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Lake Tuggeranong Rowing Club Upgrade Gets Underway

Lake Tuggeranong Rowing Club Upgrade Gets Underway

18 October 2019

Australian Capital Territory Minister for Sport and Recreation Yvette Berry Lake Tuggeranong Rowing Club Upgrade Has Commenced Victor P Taffa Minister for Sport and Recreation Yvette Berry has joined to members of the Lake Tuggeranong Rowing Club to mark the commencement of the Club’s upgrade at Lake Tuggeranong College. These upgrades fulfil an election commitment […]

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Water Supply Upgrade Completed For Kondinin Hyden And Karlgarin

Water Supply Upgrade Completed For Kondinin Hyden And Karlgarin

17 October 2019

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Kondinin Hyden And Karlgarin Benefit From $15.2 Million Water Supply Upgrade Victor P Taffa McGowan Government invests $15.2 Million to improve water services for Kondinin, Hyden and Karlgarin About 80 Western Australian workers involved in the water infrastructure upgrades $66.8 Million in 2019-20 to be invested in across […]

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Brain Injury Research Improves Independence For People

Brain Injury Research Improves Independence For People

17 October 2019

Western Australia Treasurer Ben Wyatt Research Improves Independence For People With Brain Injuries Victor P Taffa Management of continence can be improved for people with brain injuries Costs for continence care and equipment reduced by research study Findings to inform continence management practices across the sector State’s insurer, the Insurance Commission of Western Australia (ICWA), […]

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Establishing New Court Of Appeal Gains Support From Legal Fraternity

Establishing New Court Of Appeal Gains Support From Legal Fraternity

17 October 2019

South Australia Attorney-General Vickie Chapman Legal Fraternity Supports Court Of Appeal As It Edges Closer To Reality Victor P Taffa Laws to establish a new Court of Appeal in South Australia will be introduced to State Parliament today, on the back of stakeholder support for the change. In September, Attorney-General, Vickie Chapman announced plans to […]

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Labor Party Claims That Fruit Fly Damage Is Just A Trifling Matter

Labor Party Claims That Fruit Fly Damage Is Just A Trifling Matter

17 October 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Zero Tolerance Success As Fruit Flies Stopped At South Australia Border Victor P Taffa 5 pieces of larvae-infested fruit were successfully seized and stopped from entering the Riverland by Biosecurity SA inspectors in the first 4 months of the Marshall Government’s zero tolerance policy. Larvae were discovered […]

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Davis Cup Tennis Team Competition 18-24 November 2019

Davis Cup Tennis Team Competition 18-24 November 2019

17 October 2019

Davis Cup Tennis Team Competition Victor P Taffa Davis Cup, is the largest annual international team competition in sport, with 133 nations entered in 2019. The competition is 119 years old, having been founded in 1900. In 2019, 18 nations will compete in the Davis Cup by Rakuten Madrid Finals at Caja Magica from 18-24 […]

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Unemployment Rate Remains Steady At 5.3% September 2019

Unemployment Rate Remains Steady At 5.3% September 2019

17 October 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.3% Victor P Taffa Australia’s trend unemployment rate remained steady at 5.3 % in September 2019, according to the latest information released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “All of Australia’s key trend measures remained steady in September 2019, with the unemployment rate at 5.3 […]

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North Queensland SES Volunteers Award Winners Announced

North Queensland SES Volunteers Award Winners Announced

16 October 2019

Queensland Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford SES Volunteers Awarded In The Far North Victor P Taffa Some of the Far North’s finest have been recognised at an awards ceremony to kick off State Emergency Service (SES) Week. Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford said it was a fantastic opportunity to […]

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Pork Industry Given Support From African Swine Fever

Pork Industry Given Support From African Swine Fever

16 October 2019

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner Get Crackling Now To Protect Queensland Pork Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is urging all Queenslanders to be aware of the threat of African swine fever (ASF) and how they can reduce the risk of it being introduced. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner […]

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