2018-19 Environment Grant Funding Applications Remain Open

2018-19 Environment Grant Funding Applications Remain Open

18 September 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Eva Lawler 2018-19 Environment Grant Funding Applications Closing Soon Victor P Taffa Minister for Environment and Natural Resources, Eva Lawler, today opened Sustainable House Day a popular event made possible through the Territory Government’s Environment Grants. “Territory’s natural environment is one of our greatest assets and a […]

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Visitor Facilities At Julius River And Milkshake Hill To Be Upgraded

Visitor Facilities At Julius River And Milkshake Hill To Be Upgraded

15 September 2018

Acting Tasmania Minister for Parks Jeremy Rockliff Tarkine Drive Visitor Facility Upgrades Victor P Taffa A tender has been advertised today for upgrades to visitor sites on the Tarkine Drive, Acting Minister for Parks Jeremy Rockliff said. “Visitor facilities at Julius River and Milkshake Hill will be upgraded to improve the visitor experience thanks to […]

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3 Stream Waste Management Program Launched By Palaszczuk Govt

3 Stream Waste Management Program Launched By Palaszczuk Govt

10 September 2018

Queensland Minister for Planning Cameron Dick Palaszczuk Government Launches $100 Million Waste Management Revolution Victor P Taffa A $100 Million Palaszczuk Government program which is set to revolutionise Queensland’s recycling, resource recovery and biofutures industries is now open. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick visited Cleanaway’s Hemmant facility to release the […]

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Operation Dust Patrol Gets Underway In Hunter Valley

Operation Dust Patrol Gets Underway In Hunter Valley

07 September 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton Mine Dust Crackdown In Hunter Valley Victor P Taffa A crackdown on coal mine dust has been launched in the Hunter Valley, to ensure mines comply with strict operating conditions. “Operation Dust Patrol is underway, and inspectors from the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) are on the alert.” […]

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2,000 Hectares Of Safety Added For Koalas

2,000 Hectares Of Safety Added For Koalas

01 September 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton Koalas Get 2,000 Hectares Of Safety Victor P Taffa Nearly 2,000 ha will be added to New South Wales conservation estate to fulfil its pledge to protect the longer-term future of the State’s iconic koala population. Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton said these additions will not only […]

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Slow And Steady Wins The Race With Trial Release Of Western Swamp Tortoise

Slow And Steady Wins The Race With Trial Release Of Western Swamp Tortoise

26 August 2018

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Western Swamp Tortoise Trial Release To Provide Crucial Data Victor P Taffa 12 western swamp tortoises released in Ellen Brook Nature Reserve Tortoises fitted with data loggers to record behavioural information for researchers Western swamp tortoises have been released into the wild today with special data loggers attached […]

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Waterfall Gully Walking Trail To Be Upgraded

Waterfall Gully Walking Trail To Be Upgraded

20 August 2018

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs Popular Walking Trail To Be Upgraded Victor P Taffa One of Adelaide’s premier walking trails will have significant upgrades completed thanks to a $2.9 Million funding commitment from the State Government. $2.9 Million will be allocated in the Marshall Government’s first State Budget to be delivered […]

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Glenthorne National Park To Receive Funding

Glenthorne National Park To Receive Funding

20 August 2018

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs Funding Commitment For New National Park Victor P Taffa A major metropolitan national park in Adelaide’s southern suburbs has received a significant boost with the Marshall Government committing $10 Million over the next 4 years to make it a reality. $10 Million will be allocated in […]

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2018-19 Environment Grants Launched By Minister

2018-19 Environment Grants Launched By Minister

07 August 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Eva Lawler 2018-19 Environment Grants Open Victor P Taffa Environment Minister Eva Lawler today launched this year’s Environment Grants, calling for applications from organisations wanting to make a positive contribution to their communities. “Northern Territory’s natural environment is one of our greatest assets and a big part […]

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Hodgman Govt Opens Applications For 15 New Positions In Parks And Wildlife Service

Hodgman Govt Opens Applications For 15 New Positions In Parks And Wildlife Service

27 July 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Preserving Our Parks For Future Generations Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government is committed to preserving our precious natural assets so future generations can enjoy our State’s unrivalled natural environment. To help support the management and preservation of our world renowned parks the Government has opened applications for 15 new positions in […]

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Victoria’s Royal Botanic Gardens To Be Revitalised

Victoria’s Royal Botanic Gardens To Be Revitalised

25 June 2018

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Funding Boost To Revitalise The Royal Botanic Gardens Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has announced the biggest funding boost to Victoria’s treasured Royal Botanic Gardens in more than 20 years. Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio unveiled a $27 Million funding package over 5 years for […]

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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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