Australia’s Natural Capital Value Doubles In Nearly 10 Years

Australia’s Natural Capital Value Doubles In Nearly 10 Years

15 June 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Australia’s Natural Capital Valued At $6,413 Billion Victor P Taffa Total value of Australia’s environmental assets, or natural capital, was $6,413 Billion at 30 June 2017. This was nearly double the value of $3,369 Billion in 2006-07 and an increase of 10 % from 2015-16, according to a report released today […]

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Victoria’s Plan To Kill Man From Snowy River’s Iconic Brumby Horses

Victoria’s Plan To Kill Man From Snowy River’s Iconic Brumby Horses

03 June 2018

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Greater Protection For The Alpine National Park Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has released a long-term plan to protect the Alpine National Park from the threat of feral horses. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today launched the Protection of the Alpine National Park Feral Horse […]

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New EPA Governance Board Members Announced By Minister

New EPA Governance Board Members Announced By Minister

27 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio New EPA Governance Board Finalised Victor P Taffa Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the remaining appointments to the new Environment Protection Authority (EPA) governing board. “This board has a fantastic cross section of experience and knowledge to help us implement our vital reforms to the EPA.” Minister […]

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Biodiversity Conservation Trust To Receive $37 Million From State Govt

Biodiversity Conservation Trust To Receive $37 Million From State Govt

02 March 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton $37 Million In Conservation Funding For Landholders Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has committed $37 Million for the opening programs from the New South Wales Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT), Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced today. “Not-for-profit BCT has offered $37 Million in its first round […]

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7 Cameras Installed In Forests Near Toowoomba Improves Fire Detection

7 Cameras Installed In Forests Near Toowoomba Improves Fire Detection

20 February 2018

Queensland Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch Cameras To Detect Wildfires In South-West Queensland Forests Victor P Taffa High-value state forests will receive greater protection following the Queensland Government’s $455,000 investment in cameras to detect wildfires in south-west Queensland. Cameras initiative is jointly funded by Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) and the Department of Agriculture […]

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First Discussion Paper Released On Coastal And Marine Management Strategy

First Discussion Paper Released On Coastal And Marine Management Strategy

26 January 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Lauren Moss Public Consultation Begins On Inaugural Coastal And Marine Management Strategy Victor P Taffa Territorians are being asked to have their say on the protection and management of our precious marine and coastal environments over the next decade. Minister for Environment and Natural Resources, Lauren Moss, […]

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Three Capes Track Stage 3 Completed

Three Capes Track Stage 3 Completed

25 January 2018

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer Stage 3 Of Three Capes Track Complete Victor P Taffa Three Capes Track is the star of Tasmania’s nature-based tourism experiences and I am very pleased to announce Stage Three of the award-winning walk has now been completed, Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer said.   […]

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Draft Management Plan Released For Belfast Coastal Reserve

Draft Management Plan Released For Belfast Coastal Reserve

20 January 2018

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Draft Management Plan For Belfast Coastal Reserve Victor P Taffa Victorians are being encouraged to have their say on a draft plan to protect the Belfast Coastal Reserve while maintaining recreational activities. “This draft plan is about getting the balance right recognising the strong connection […]

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McGowan Govt Expands Yalgorup National Park

McGowan Govt Expands Yalgorup National Park

15 January 2018

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Yalgorup National Park To Be Expanded Victor P Taffa 1,001 ha to be added to internationally recognised Yalgorup National Park  McGowan Government has today announced it will add 1,001 ha of Class A conservation reserve within world-renowned Yalgorup National Park. “Inclusion of this conservation significant land will provide […]

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South Coast Track Upgrade Improves User Experience

South Coast Track Upgrade Improves User Experience

07 January 2018

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer Further Upgrade To South Coast Track Victor P Taffa South Coast Track is one of Tasmania’s great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season, Minister for Environment and Parks Elise […]

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Thidna Conservation Park To Be Created On Yorke Peninsula

Thidna Conservation Park To Be Created On Yorke Peninsula

04 January 2018

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Conservation and Environment Ian Hunter Another 1,174 Ha Added To South Australian Parks Victor P Taffa A new conservation park has been created on Yorke Peninsula, and 3 existing parks in the Adelaide Hills and South East have been extended, adding a total of 1,174 ha to the State’s parks […]

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Waterfalls Café And Gallery Improvement Plans To Proceed

Waterfalls Café And Gallery Improvement Plans To Proceed

02 January 2018

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer Improving Visitor Facilities And Services At Mount Field Victor P Taffa Waterfalls Café and Gallery leaseholders, Rachel and Greg Power, can now progress their vision for improved visitor services at Mount Field National Park, Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer announced. Project involves operation of the […]

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Air Quality Monitoring Stations Built Across New South Wales

Air Quality Monitoring Stations Built Across New South Wales

01 January 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton Additional Air Quality Monitoring Stations For New South Wales Victor P Taffa New air quality monitoring stations have been built in Parramatta, Gunnedah and Narrabri, expanding New South Wales’s nation leading Air Quality Monitoring Network, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced today. “New South Wales has led the […]

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Iron Ore Mining Not To Proceed In Helena-Aurora Range Conservation Park

Iron Ore Mining Not To Proceed In Helena-Aurora Range Conservation Park

31 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson State Government Preserves Unique Helena-Aurora Range Victor P Taffa Mining proposal in the Yilgarn region not to proceed Decision is final and without appeal Investigations to create a class A reserve over the Helena-Aurora Range to commence Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has announced the State Government will not […]

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Household Food Scrap Recycling Receives Funding Boost

Household Food Scrap Recycling Receives Funding Boost

26 December 2017

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Environment and Conservation Ian Hunter Funding Boost To Increase Household Food Scrap Recycling Victor P Taffa State Government is providing more than $2.5 Million of funding to support councils to introduce and maintain household food waste recycling. Councils are invited to apply to the Kerbside Performance (Food Waste) Incentives Programme, […]

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Vasse Estuary Gates Opened Mixing Seawater To Reduce Algal Blooms

Vasse Estuary Gates Opened Mixing Seawater To Reduce Algal Blooms

06 December 2017

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Science Backs Vasse Seawater Inflow To Reduce Algal Blooms Victor P Taffa Vasse gates opening to support the ecology of Vasse Wonnerup rivers and wetlands Gate opening strategy the result of three years of scientific trials Rapid input of seawater is predicted to reduce major algal blooms Gates […]

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Heat Mitigation Trial To Get Underway On Cavenagh Street

Heat Mitigation Trial To Get Underway On Cavenagh Street

15 November 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Cooling Cavenagh Street With Innovative Heat Trial To Cool Our CBD Victor P Taffa Territory Government’s investment towards revitalizing the Darwin CBD, making it more liveable to attract tourists and create jobs, has taken a significant step forward with a heat mitigation trial about to get underway on Cavenagh […]

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Resource Recovery And Recycling Centre Opens In Gawler

Resource Recovery And Recycling Centre Opens In Gawler

14 November 2017

South Australia Minister for Sustainability Environment and Conservation Ian Hunter New Resource Recovery And Recycling Centre For Gawler Area Victor P Taffa Eco Waste Solutions Resource Recovery Centre officially opened Monday, creating up to 12 new full-time jobs and making it easier for regional centres like Gawler to reprocess or reduce waste. “Eco Waste Solutions’ […]

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Minister Announces New EPA Board Members

Minister Announces New EPA Board Members

06 November 2017

Tasmania Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer New EPA Board Members Appointed Victor P Taffa Minister for Environment and Parks Elise Archer has announced the new Environment Protection Authority (EPA) board for the next 3 year term will comprise of Warren Jones, Tony Ferrier, Professor Colin Buxton, Belinda Hazell and Amanda Locatelli. Mr. Jones […]

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Salinity Levels Return To Normal For Lake Albert

Salinity Levels Return To Normal For Lake Albert

04 November 2017

South Australia Minister for Water and River Murray Ian Hunter Lake Albert Salinity Back To Normal Levels Victor P Taffa Salt levels in Lake Albert have returned to pre-Millennium Drought levels thanks to water level cycling and several high-flow events in recent years. “It’s fantastic to see the result today from water level cycling events […]

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