Nominations In Coastal Awards For Excellence Open Until 1 July 2019

Nominations In Coastal Awards For Excellence Open Until 1 July 2019

20 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Planning Rita Saffioti Coastal Awards Recognise Environmental Planning Excellence Victor P Taffa Nominations now open for Western Australia Coastal Awards for Excellence Awards recognise achievements in local coastal planning and management activities Award categories range from monitoring, rehabilitation, tourism development and residential design Awards presented as part of the Western Australian […]

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Greater Bilby And Golden Bandicoot To Be Re-introduced Into Sturt National Park

Greater Bilby And Golden Bandicoot To Be Re-introduced Into Sturt National Park

27 April 2019

New South Wales Minister for Environment Matt Kean Feral-Free Homes For Bilbies And Bandicoots Victor P Taffa Small mammals like the Greater Bilby and the Golden Bandicoot will soon be re-introduced to Sturt National Park for the first time in more than 90 years. Minister for Environment Matt Kean said one of Australia’s largest predator-proof […]

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2018-19 Victoria In Bloom Award Winners Announced By Minister

2018-19 Victoria In Bloom Award Winners Announced By Minister

18 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Housing Richard Wynne Victoria’s Public Housing Gardening Talent In Full Bloom Victor P Taffa Gardening skills of public housing tenants have been honoured today in a special awards ceremony for Victoria’s most outstanding public and community housing gardens. Minister for Housing Richard Wynne joined Director and Chief Executive of Melbourne’s Royal Botanic […]

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New And Improved Badger Weir Picnic Grounds Officially Opened By Minister

New And Improved Badger Weir Picnic Grounds Officially Opened By Minister

10 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio New And Improved Picnic Grounds For Badger Weir Victor P Taffa Visitors to Badger Weir in the Yarra Ranges National Park now have access to new and improved picnic grounds thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Government. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate […]

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Works Commence On Darwin Botanic Gardens Visitor And Event Centre

Works Commence On Darwin Botanic Gardens Visitor And Event Centre

31 March 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre Construction Begins Victor P Taffa Works have started on the new George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens visitor and event centre. Local company Sunbuild will do the build which will support some 45 construction jobs. “George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens is a […]

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Special Wildlife Reserves Created In Queensland

Special Wildlife Reserves Created In Queensland

27 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch Special Wildlife Reserves Increase Protection For Environment Victor P Taffa Queensland has become the first state in Australia to create Special Wildlife Reserves. Special Wildlife Reserves is a new category of protected areas to preserve more habitat and increase our protected area estate. Today the Palaszczuk Government delivered on […]

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Return And Earn Bill Passes Through Western Australia’s Parliament

Return And Earn Bill Passes Through Western Australia’s Parliament

14 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Bill Passed To Allow Refunds For Empty Bottles And Cans Victor P Taffa Bill to allow Western Australia’s container deposit scheme passes both houses of Parliament McGowan Government on track to deliver scheme next year Western Australia’s container deposit scheme is one step closer after the Waste Avoidance […]

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New South Wales Newest National Park To Cover Around 3,680 Ha

New South Wales Newest National Park To Cover Around 3,680 Ha

05 February 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton A New National Park For New South Wales Victor P Taffa Premier Gladys Berejiklian has today announced a new national park for New South Wales providing another significant boost for the State’s koala population along with a major new package that […]

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Simpson Desert To Be Renamed

Simpson Desert To Be Renamed

30 January 2019

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs New Name For The Simpson Desert Victor P Taffa Simpson Desert Conservation Park and Regional Reserve have been officially renamed the Munga-Thirri-Simpson Desert Conservation Park and Munga-Thirri-Simpson Desert Regional Reserve. Name change was agreed with the traditional owners, the Wangkangurru Yarluyandi people, and is an important […]

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Royal Botanic Gardens Original 1934 Herbarium Building To Be Restored

Royal Botanic Gardens Original 1934 Herbarium Building To Be Restored

27 January 2019

Victoria Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio New Vision For Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens Victor P Taffa Melbourne’s iconic Royal Botanic Gardens could soon be attracting thousands more visitors, with the Andrews Government to provide a $5 Million kickstart to a proposed new nature and science precinct. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio today announced funding for […]

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10 SMART Drumlines Trial At Newcastle Beaches From 1 February-30 April 2019

10 SMART Drumlines Trial At Newcastle Beaches From 1 February-30 April 2019

21 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Beat Of The Drumlines Heads To Newcastle Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has today announced it will trial up to 10 SMART drumlines at Newcastle beaches from 1 February to 30 April 2019, in an effort to increase protection for beachgoers and minimise harm […]

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Return And Earn Processed 91 Million Drink Containers Over Christmas-New Year

Return And Earn Processed 91 Million Drink Containers Over Christmas-New Year

20 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton Return And Earn Breaks Records Victor P Taffa Return and Earn broke records for recycling over the Christmas-New Year period, setting a new daily record and processing more than 91 Million drink containers. “A new state record was set on January 2, when an incredible 6.8 Million […]

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Jingili Primary School Receives Grant For Recycling And Reusable Projects

Jingili Primary School Receives Grant For Recycling And Reusable Projects

19 January 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Eva Lawler Supporting Grassroots Efforts To Protect Our Environment Victor P Taffa Jingili Primary School will receive $5,035 to go towards 2 recycling and reusable projects as part of the latest round of Environment Grants. Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Eva Lawler said $392,000 had been […]

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Council’s Stormwater System Directed Away From Coogee Beach

Council’s Stormwater System Directed Away From Coogee Beach

13 January 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Utilities Don Harwin Coogee Stormwater Solution In Sight Victor P Taffa Stormwater will be diverted away from one of Sydney’s iconic beaches, improving water quality and the marine environment, thanks to an investment of around $2.5 Million from the New South Wales Government. Premier […]

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New South Wales Govt Offers Business Funding For Energy Efficiency Program

New South Wales Govt Offers Business Funding For Energy Efficiency Program

31 December 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton Brewing Up Energy Savings Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government is offering businesses funding under an energy efficiency program that will slice thousands of dollars a year off their power bills. Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton said the $32 Million Boost Business Energy Efficiency campaign shows […]

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Recipients For Looking After Country Grants Announced

Recipients For Looking After Country Grants Announced

29 December 2018

Queensland Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch Looking After Country Grants Recipients Announced Victor P Taffa 11 of Queensland’s Indigenous communities will share in more than $720 000 in State Government funding to support their crucial work to protect and care for Country. Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch has congratulated the grant recipients for receiving funding […]

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Herbarium Collection Of Preserved Plants Dating Back To 1770 Goes Digital

Herbarium Collection Of Preserved Plants Dating Back To 1770 Goes Digital

29 December 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton Herbarium Goes Digital Victor P Taffa National Herbarium of New South Wales priceless collection of preserved plants dating back to Captain Cook’s voyage of 1770 is set to go digital. Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton said the project to create digital records of the Herbarium’s 1.4 Million […]

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Minister Confirms Royal Botanic Gardens And Domain Trust Appointments

Minister Confirms Royal Botanic Gardens And Domain Trust Appointments

20 December 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton Royal Botanic Gardens And Domain Trust Appointments Victor P Taffa New and recent appointments to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust were officially announced today. Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton confirmed Philip Marcus Clark AM as the new Chair, following his appointment as a member in […]

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South Australia Parks Expands By 2,000 Ha

South Australia Parks Expands By 2,000 Ha

19 December 2018

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs More Than 2,000 Ha Added To South Australia Parks Victor P Taffa South Australia’s parks have increased by more than 2,000 ha with the State Government adding land recently to Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park, and Telowie Gorge, Ngarkat and Lawari Conservation Parks. Most significant addition of […]

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2018 Gamba Action Program Launched By Minister

2018 Gamba Action Program Launched By Minister

03 December 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Eva Lawler 2018 Gamba Action Program Launched Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is continuing its fight against Gamba grass by today launching the 2018 Gamba Action Program. As most Top End landholders already know, Gamba grass is a highly invasive weed that creates high fuel loads […]

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