10 Years Of The Southern Thunderer Since 14 October 2009

10 Years Of The Southern Thunderer Since 14 October 2009

The Southern Thunderer First Published Online On 14 October 2009

Victor P Taffa

Today Monday 14 October, 2019 The Southern Thunderer celebrates 10 years of online publication and we would like to thank all the readers from across Australia and around the world who have consistently logged onto The Southern Thunderer and kept up-to-date with the news.

Freedom Of Speech

In a democracy where freedom of speech has been fought long and hard for it is a privilege to publish news without fear or favour.

New South Wales is a State within one of the world’s oldest continuing democracies and this is something that we should all celebrate and never take for granted.

Prior to commencing The Southern Thunderer Editor Victor P Taffa completed a Certificate of Freelance Journalism.

Mission Statement

The Southern Thunderer shall publish material in a fair and balanced format while at all times seek out the facts and report the news truthfully.

Visit Statistics And Page Views

Visit Statistics and Page Views for The Southern Thunderer since 14 October 2009 can be read in the Web Stats Page which is located on the right-hand side of the Front Page of The Southern Thunderer.

Since 2009 the categories in The Southern Thunderer have expanded to cover a wider range of topics to meet the demands of readers.

Milestones Reached With Articles Published

Today Monday 14 October, 2019 The Southern Thunderer has published 18,689 articles and we would like to thank all the readers from across Australia and around the world that have consistently logged onto The Southern Thunderer and kept up-to-date with the news.

On 19 December 2017 The Southern Thunderer reached the achievement of having published 15,000 articles.

While 15,000 published articles are a relatively small milestone, we look forward to achieving the larger milestone of 100,000 published articles.

The Southern Thunderer would like to thank our readers for the loyal and continued support and we look forward to publishing articles long into the future.

  • 18,689 articles published as at 14 October 2019.
  • 18,000 articles published as at 08 June 2019
  • 17,000 articles published as at 18 January 2019.
  • 16,000 articles published as at 26 August 2018.
  • 15,000 articles published as at 19 December 2017.
  • 14,000 articles published as at 04 June 2017.
  • 13,000 articles published as at 29 October 2016.
  • 12,000 articles published as at 09 May 2016.
  • 11,000 articles published as at 26 August 2015.
  • 10,000 articles published as at 13 January 2015.
  • 1st article Published on 14 October 2009.

Published Article Monthly Counts

Numbers of articles published in each month since 14 October 2009 is as follows:

Year 2019

  • October 2019 (81) *****
  • September 2019 (190)
  • August 2019 (178)
  • July 2019 (136)
  • June 2019 (150)
  • May 2019 (152)
  • April 2019 (309)
  • March 2019 (264)
  • February 2019 (163)
  • January 2019 (172)

Year 2018

  • December 2018 (230)
  • November 2018 (241)
  • October 2018 (204)
  • September 2018 (204)
  • August 2018 (134)
  • July 2018 (138)
  • June 2018 (129)
  • May 2018 (178)
  • April 2018 (14) ****
  • March 2018 (114)
  • February 2018 (118)
  • January 2018 (146)

Year 2017

  • December 2017 (136) ***
  • November 2017 (222)
  • October 2017 (138)
  • September 2017 (132)
  • August 2017 (136)
  • July 2017 (126)
  • June 2017 (126)
  • May 2017 (124)
  • April 2017 (124)
  • March 2017 (132)
  • February 2017 (190)
  • January 2017 (130)

Year 2016

  • December 2016 (130)
  • November 2016 (134)
  • October 2016 (160)
  • September 2016 (134)
  • August 2016 (176)
  • July 2016 (140)
  • June 2016 (302)
  • May 2016 (132)
  • April 2016 (124)
  • March 2016 (126)
  • February 2016 (118)
  • January 2016 (128)

Year 2015

  • December 2015 (124)
  • November 2015 (103)
  • October 2015 (110)
  • September 2015 (114)
  • August 2015 (128)
  • July 2015 (120)
  • June 2015 (118)
  • May 2015 (126)
  • April 2015 (116)
  • March 2015 (163)
  • February 2015 (102)
  • January 2015 (234)

Year 2014

  • December 2014 (122)
  • November 2014 (186)
  • October 2014 (110)
  • September 2014 (118)
  • August 2014 (120)
  • July 2014 (116)
  • June 2014 (112)
  • May 2014(116)
  • April 2014 (118)
  • March 2014 (120)
  • February 2014 (119)
  • January 2014 (124)

Year 2013

  • December 2013 (110)
  • November 2013 (118)
  • October 2013 (126)
  • September 2013 (116)
  • August 2013 (128)
  • July 2013 (140)
  • June 2013 (108)
  • May 2013 (124)
  • April 2013 (114)
  • March 2013 (118)
  • February 2013 (106)
  • January 2013 (100)

Year 2012

  • December 2012 (102)
  • November 2012 (102)
  • October 2012 (104)
  • September 2012 (106)
  • August 2012 (106)
  • July 2012 (102)
  • June 2012 (124)
  • May 2012 (104)
  • April 2012 (128)
  • March 2012 (132)
  • February 2012 (125)
  • January 2012 (132)

Year 2011

  • December 2011 (122)
  • November 2011 (124)
  • October 2011 (134)
  • September 2011 (110)
  • August 2011 (105)
  • July 2011 (146)
  • June 2011 (189)
  • May 2011 (278)
  • April 2011 (26) **
  • March 2011 (464)
  • February 2011 (402)
  • January 2011 (288)

Year 2010

  • December 2010 (287)
  • November 2010 (306)
  • October 2010 (172)
  • September 2010 (155)
  • August 2010 (301)
  • July 2010 (211)
  • June 2010 (269)
  • May 2010 (235)
  • April 2010 (33) **
  • March 2010 (183)
  • February 2010 (269)
  • January 2010 (394)

Year 2009

  • December 2009 (257)
  • November 2009 (141)
  • October 2009 (57) *

Explanatory Notes

Prior to Rozelle Metro Rail, Editor Victor P Taffa had never been forcedly hospitalised.

*****Numbers of articles published when the 10-Year anniversary milestone was reached.

****Numbers of articles published were affected by Editor Victor P Taffa being forcedly hospitalised.

***Numbers of articles published when the 15,000th article milestone was reached.

**Numbers of articles published were affected by Editor Victor P Taffa being forcedly hospitalised by opponents who supported a different rail technology for Sydney.

*Numbers of articles published were for half a month of October 2009 only.

 

Number Of Published Articles Since 14 October 2009

  • Total Number of Published Articles as at 14 October 2019 is 18,689
  • Total Number of Tag Count for Published Articles as at 14 October 2019 is 376

Number Of Articles Published Per Page Category Since 14 October 2009

As at 14 October 2019 number of articles published in any of the 24 different Page Categories not including Community Notices are as follows:

  • Agriculture (956)
  • Business (1,047)
  • Community Notices (2)
  • Education (911)
  • Elections (1,862)
  • Environment (603)
  • Featured (10)
  • Fire & Rescue (559)
  • Health (1,233)
  • Industry (387)
  • Law & Order (1,208)
  • Legal Affairs (819)
  • Lifestyle (44)
  • Literary & Arts (722)
  • News (287)
  • Planning (639)
  • Politics (561)
  • Regional (357)
  • Resources (1,266)
  • Sport (1,489)
  • Technology (256)
  • Tourism (592)
  • Transport (2,030)
  • Web Stats (165)
  • Welfare Services (694)

Number Of State And Territory Articles Published Since 14 October 2009

Total Number of Published Articles outside of election periods for each State and Territory are:

  • Australian Capital Territory (52)
  • New South Wales (1,540)
  • Northern Territory (1,404)
  • Queensland (2,002)
  • South Australia (1,222)
  • Tasmania (1,466)
  • Victoria (4,094)
  • Western Australia (3,620)

Federal State And Territory Election And By-Election Tag Counts

Total Number of Federal State and Territory By-Election, Election and Parliament Tag Counts are as follows:

  • Federal By-Election (49)
  • Federal Election (513)
  • Federal Parliament (590)
  • State By-Election (129)
  • State Election (1,110)
  • State Parliament (1,415)
  • Territory By-Election (7)
  • Territory Election (87)
  • Territory Parliament (112)

Leading Articles Published As Per Tag Count

Each article has 2 Tags and are at the top of each article. While it is possible to use more than 2 Tags, Editor Victor P Taffa was advised in October 2009 to use 2 Tags per article.

Tag           (Tag Explanation)     (Number Of Times Tag Used)

  • Aged Care (24)
  • Agriculture Industry (228)
  • AIHW (Australian Institute Of Health And Welfare) (104)
  • Ambulance Service (56)
  • Ambulance Station (35)
  • Animal Hunting (19)
  • Animal Welfare (25)
  • Annual Report (18)
  • Apprenticeships (19)
  • Art Exhibition (37)
  • Art Gallery (27)
  • Arts Sector (251)
  • Australia (180)
  • Australia Day (18)
  • Australian Bureau Of Statistics (377)
  • Australian Rules Football (352)
  • Aviation Industry (71)
  • Bass Strait Shipping (42)
  • Beef Industry (13)
  • Beekeeping Industry (10)
  • Bike Riding (39)
  • Board Appointments (154)
  • Boat Ramp (25)
  • Boating Industry (42)
  • Botanical Gardens (17)
  • Bruce Highway (Queensland) (12)
  • Budget Management (58)
  • Building Approvals (14)
  • Building Industry (20)
  • Bullying (20)
  • Bus Industry (14)
  • Bus Services (39)
  • Bushfire Recovery (33)
  • Bushfire Report (14)
  • Bushfire Risk (51)
  • Business Community (52)
  • Business Development (41)
  • Business Investment (30)
  • Business Opportunities (64)
  • Buy Local Campaign (12)
  • Cabinet Ministers (14)
  • Cabinet Reshuffle (18)
  • Cancer Treatment (21)
  • Car Industry (44)
  • Cattle Industry (53)
  • CCTV Cameras (11)
  • Child Protection (89)
  • CHOGM (Commonwealth Heads Of Government Meeting) (22)
  • Christmas (7)
  • Coal Industry (13)
  • Commissioner (34)
  • Commonwealth Games (44)
  • Community Concerns (14)
  • Community Consultation (133)
  • Community Festival (28)
  • Community Grants (24)
  • Community Services (222)
  • Conference Facilities (18)
  • Construction Industry (37)
  • Consumer Protection (27)
  • Courthouses (35)
  • Credit Rating (23)
  • Crime Rate (14)
  • Cruise Ship Industry (18)
  • Daily Report (2)
  • Dairy Industry (42)
  • Daylight Saving (11)
  • Debelle Affair (Adelaide, South Australia) (7)
  • Deceased (58)
  • Defence Industry (19)
  • Dental Profession (6)
  • Desalination Plant (12)
  • Disability Services (39)
  • Diseases (31)
  • Domestic Violence (12)
  • Drought Assistance (38)
  • Drought Conditions (22)
  • Drownings (15)
  • Dwelling Approvals (44)
  • Early Childhood (47)
  • Economic Development (22)
  • Economic Growth (24)
  • Economic Performance (127)
  • Education Sector (221)
  • Election Announcement (27)
  • Elective Surgery (27)
  • Electoral Commission (8)
  • Electoral Redistribution (10)
  • Electricity Industry (189)
  • Elizabeth Quay (Perth, Western Australia) (17)
  • Emergency Department (18)
  • Emergency Services (125)
  • Employment (26)
  • Employment Centre (9)
  • Employment Opportunities (32)
  • Environment Protection Authority (12)
  • Environmental Boost (127)
  • Environmental Concerns (166)
  • Environmental Grants (15)
  • Environmental Management (29)
  • Export Markets (61)
  • Family Support (9)
  • Farmers (22)
  • Ferry Service (42)
  • Film Industry (106)
  • Fire Service (42)
  • Fire Station (60)
  • Firefighting (95)
  • Fishing Industry (158)
  • Flemington Racecourse (Melbourne, Victoria) (7)
  • Flood Assistance (115)
  • Floral Industry (16)
  • Food Industry (34)
  • Forestry Industry (91)
  • Fruit Fly (24)
  • Fruit Industry (42)
  • Gambling (29)
  • Gas Industry (67)
  • General Election (8)
  • Gillman Land Deal (Adelaide, South Australia) (20)
  • Gold Mining (13)
  • Government Administration (156)
  • Graffiti (15)
  • Grains Industry (17)
  • Grand Final (23)
  • Great Barrier Reef (13)
  • Great Ocean Road (Victoria) (5)
  • Health Industry (494)
  • Heavy Railways (75)
  • Heritage Council (12)
  • Heritage Listing (52)
  • Heritage Restoration (28)
  • High-Speed Rail (At 500 Km/h) (25)
  • Homelessness (25)
  • Hospitals (88)
  • Hotel Development (14)
  • Hotel Industry (9)
  • Housing Industry (35)
  • Housing Market (81)
  • ICAC (Independent Commission Against Corruption) (17)
  • Illegal Activities (31)
  • Illicit Drug Use (12)
  • Indigenous Community (80)
  • Industrial Relations (26)
  • Industry Awards (65)
  • Industry Support (52)
  • Irrigation Schemes (17)
  • ISPUT Visit Statistics And Page Views (79)
  • Journalism (15)
  • Key Appointment (25)
  • Land Release (27)
  • Legal Appointments (214)
  • Legal Profession (101)
  • Legal Report (19)
  • Legal Services (77)
  • Legislative Changes (212)
  • Libraries (44)
  • Light Rail (27)
  • Liquor Industry (66)
  • LNG Industry (Liquefied Natural Gas) (15)
  • Local Government (88)
  • Lotterywest (32)
  • Manufacturing Industry (59)
  • Marine Park (6)
  • Meat Industry (12)
  • Medical Condition (84)
  • Medical Equipment (9)
  • Medical Industry (38)
  • Medical Profession (40)
  • Medical Research (55)
  • Melbourne Cup (16)
  • Mental Health (111)
  • Metro Rail (8)
  • Military History (40)
  • Mining Industry (179)
  • Mobile Phone Coverage (28)
  • Monthly Report (136)
  • Mother’s Day (14)
  • Multicultural Community (29)
  • Murray Darling Basin (17)
  • Museum (26)
  • Music Industry (32)
  • National Gallery (Victoria) (12)
  • National Park (51)
  • Natural Resources (8)
  • New Suburbs (13)
  • Nursing Profession (31)
  • Olympic Games (11)
  • Perth Stadium (25)
  • Planning Appointment (16)
  • Planning Approval (72)
  • Planning Certainty (45)
  • Planning Framework (147)
  • Planning Process (108)
  • Planning Review (23)
  • Police (766)
  • Police Administration (31)
  • Police Investigation (25)
  • Police Operations (113)
  • Police PSO’s (18)
  • Police Recruits (38)
  • Police Station (57)
  • Political Process (57)
  • Population Level (33)
  • Port Administration (15)
  • Port Facilities (7)
  • Prime Ministers (11)
  • Princes Highway (Victoria) (9)
  • Prisons System (84)
  • Project Tender (19)
  • Public Housing (57)
  • Public Transport (127)
  • Public Transport Ticketing (27)
  • Queensland Fruit Fly (15)
  • Racing Industry (242)
  • Rail Network (237)
  • Railway Bridge (8)
  • Railway Electrification (9)
  • Railway Industry (83)
  • Railway Level Crossings (69)
  • Railway Line (164)
  • Railway Station (145)
  • Rainfall Levels (7)
  • Real Estate Industry (6)
  • Recycling (7)
  • Regional Development (116)
  • Regional Economy (18)
  • Regional Growth (12)
  • Renewable Energy (20)
  • Resources Industry (108)
  • Retail Industry (126)
  • River Systems (54)
  • Road Bridges (40)
  • Road Maintenance (46)
  • Road Network (173)
  • Road Safety (140)
  • Royal Family (11)
  • Royalties For Regions (11)
  • Rugby League (131)
  • Rugby Union (45)
  • Saltwater Crocodiles (7)
  • Scholarships (11)
  • School Education (465)
  • Science Industry (87)
  • Seafood Industry (36)
  • Seniors Week (35)
  • Sentencing Laws (19)
  • Sewerage Program (10)
  • Shadow Cabinet (7)
  • Shark Mitigation System (19)
  • Shipping Industry (66)
  • Small Business (42)
  • Solar Power (14)
  • Sporting Clubs (11)
  • Sporting Competition (723)
  • Sporting Development (27)
  • Sporting Facilities (195)
  • Sporting Grants (19)
  • Sporting Participation Rates (9)
  • Sports Funding (20)
  • Stamp Duty (8)
  • State Budget (65)
  • State Cabinet (22)
  • State Celebrations (23)
  • State Governor (13)
  • State Premiers (41)
  • Statehood (Northern Territory) (18)
  • Steel Industry (8)
  • Taxation (112)
  • Taxi Industry (40)
  • Teaching Profession (8)
  • Technical Resources (40)
  • Technology Hub (34)
  • Television Industry (8)
  • Tennis (80)
  • Three Capes Track (Tasmania) (10)
  • Timber Industry (12)
  • Tourism Campaign (61)
  • Tourism Industry (363)
  • Trade Unions (14)
  • Training Sector (64)
  • Tram Network (71)
  • Transport Planning (12)
  • Tropical Cyclone (32)
  • TST Visit Statistics And Page Views (80)
  • Unemployment Rate (104)
  • United Kingdom (11)
  • University Education (27)
  • Uranium Mining (13)
  • Vaccinations (41)
  • Volunteering (11)
  • Wages Growth (12)
  • Walking Trail (20)
  • Waste Management (8)
  • Wastewater System (26)
  • Water Administration (32)
  • Water Consumption (12)
  • Water Industry (43)
  • Water Management (144)
  • Water Quality (31)
  • Water Recycling (16)
  • Water Storage Levels (41)
  • Water Supply (35)
  • Waterwise Program (13)
  • Wheat Industry (20)
  • Wind Farm (10)
  • Wine Industry (45)
  • Workforce Concerns (48)
  • Youth Concerns (45)
  • Zoos (15)

Federal State And Territory Elections Covered Since 14 October 2009

Page Views and Visit Statistics

Page Views and Visit Statistics increases during Federal, State and Territory General Elections covered by The Southern Thunderer including By-Elections.

Articles relating to Federal, State and Territory By-Elections are published in the Elections Page.

Since 14 October 2009 The Southern Thunderer has published articles relating to the following Federal, State and Territory General Elections:

            General Elections

  • Federal Election 18 May 2019
  • Federal Election 2 July 2016
  • Federal Election 7 September 2013
  • Federal Election 21 August 2010
  • Australian Capital Territory Election 15 October 2016
  • Australian Capital Territory Election 20 October 2012
  • New South Wales State Election 23 March 2019
  • New South Wales State Election 28 March 2015
  • New South Wales State Election 26 March 2011
  • Northern Territory Election 27 August 2016
  • Northern Territory Election 25 August 2012
  • Queensland State Election 25 November 2017
  • Queensland State Election 31 January 2015
  • Queensland State Election 24 March 2012
  • South Australia State Election 17 March 2018
  • South Australia State Election 15 March 2014
  • South Australia State Election 20 March 2010
  • Tasmania Legislative Council Election 4 May 2013
  • Tasmania Legislative Council Election 7 May 2011
  • Tasmania Legislative Council Election 1 May 2010
  • Tasmania State Election 3 March 2018
  • Tasmania State Election 15 March 2014
  • Tasmania State Election 20 March 2010
  • Victoria State Election 24 November 2018
  • Victoria State Election 29 November 2014
  • Victoria State Election 27 November 2010
  • Western Australia State Election 11 March 2017
  • Western Australia State Election 9 March 2013