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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Perth Zoo’s Breeding Facility Officially Opens As Two African Lions Arrive

Perth Zoo’s Breeding Facility Officially Opens As Two African Lions Arrive

12 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Big Hopes For Big Cats Victor P Taffa Perth Zoo’s completed lion breeding facility officially opens Two new lionesses arrived at Perth Zoo Western Australia’s ability to make a difference to global lion conservation took a leap forward today, as two new African Lions were introduced to the […]

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Redevelopment Of Swan River Café And Accommodation Approved By Minister

Redevelopment Of Swan River Café And Accommodation Approved By Minister

12 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Green Light For Swan River Café And Accommodation Victor P Taffa Approval given for redevelopment on the Swan River Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has today approved the redevelopment of an iconic riverside restaurant in Mosman Park. “McGowan Government is working to […]

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Increase For Illegal Asbestos Transport And Disposal On The Spot Fines

Increase For Illegal Asbestos Transport And Disposal On The Spot Fines

12 November 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton Asbestos Waste Crackdown Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government is cracking down on rogue construction and demolition waste operators and providing incentives for good behaviour. In a reform package announced today, Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton said stronger measures are needed to protect the community and […]

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Corpse Flower Amorphophallus Titanum On Show At Adelaide Botanic Garden

Corpse Flower Amorphophallus Titanum On Show At Adelaide Botanic Garden

29 October 2018

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs Corpse Flower Blooms At Adelaide Botanic Garden Victor P Taffa Titan Arum, or Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanum), at Adelaide Botanic Garden has bloomed overnight. Corpse Flower will be open for the next 48 hours and emit a potent smell resembling rotting flesh. Minister for Environment and […]

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New South Wales Asbestos Waste Strategy Targeted Approach

New South Wales Asbestos Waste Strategy Targeted Approach

28 October 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton Tough Laws And Lower Fees For Asbestos Disposal Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government wants to make it tougher to illegally dump asbestos and easier to safely remove it. Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton said the draft New South Wales Asbestos Waste Strategy will target the […]

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Centennial Park Takes Out More Awards

Centennial Park Takes Out More Awards

19 October 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton Centennial Park Gathers More Gold Victor P Taffa Sydney’s Centennial Parklands has won yet more awards for excellence. “Having gained 9 awards in the last year alone and a National Heritage Listing, Centennial Park, has just won 3 more prestigious awards.” Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton said. […]

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State-Wide Beachwatch Report Says New South Wales Beaches Cleanest In 8 Years

State-Wide Beachwatch Report Says New South Wales Beaches Cleanest In 8 Years

14 October 2018

New South Wales Minister for Environment Gabrielle Upton 2018 A Great Year For Clean Beaches Victor P Taffa New South Wales beaches have returned one of their cleanest years in nearly a decade, according to the latest state-wide annual Beachwatch report. “For the first time since 2010, 85 % of the state’s swimming sites are […]

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Redevelopment Of Cleland Wildlife Park To Include Cable Car And Hotel

Redevelopment Of Cleland Wildlife Park To Include Cable Car And Hotel

10 October 2018

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs Cleland Wildlife Park Development Takes Next Step Victor P Taffa Potential redevelopment of Cleland Wildlife Park has taken the next step with the State Government now investigating a market-led development process. Current vision concept for Cleland Wildlife Park is for a $150 Million redevelopment of the […]

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Northern Territory Govt Releases Draft Environment Protection Bill

Northern Territory Govt Releases Draft Environment Protection Bill

04 October 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Eva Lawler Environment Protection Act For The Northern Territory Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is restoring trust by better protecting our environment with the release of the draft Environment Protection Bill and draft Regulations for 8 weeks of public consultation. “Territory’s natural environment is one of […]

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Premier Presents Shire Of York With Lotterywest Grant To Redevelop Avon Park

Premier Presents Shire Of York With Lotterywest Grant To Redevelop Avon Park

03 October 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Shire Of York’s Avon Park To Be Revitalised With $366,071 Grant Victor P Taffa Premier presents the Shire of York with a $366,071 Lotterywest grant Grant to assist with revitalisation of Avon Park and riverfront area in York Funding to go towards construction of nature playground, pavilion and stage-boosting tourism […]

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South Australia’s New-Look Environmental Report Cards To Cover 6 Themes

South Australia’s New-Look Environmental Report Cards To Cover 6 Themes

30 September 2018

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs South Australia’s New-Look Environmental Report Cards Victor P Taffa South Australia has well managed water including the River Murray but faces challenges with biodiversity loss and the changing climate according to 41 environment report cards released today. Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said the […]

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Hodgman Govt Acts Swiftly To Save The Critically Endangered Swift Parrot

Hodgman Govt Acts Swiftly To Save The Critically Endangered Swift Parrot

30 September 2018

Tasmania Minister for the Environment Elise Archer Protecting The Critically Endangered Swift Parrot Victor P Taffa It is estimated that up to 85 % of the critically endangered Swift Parrot population is at potential risk each season of being killed by Sugar Gliders, Minister for the Environment Elise Archer said. “Sugar Gliders will eat Swift […]

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Collie Wins Its Second Tidy Town Award In 13 Years

Collie Wins Its Second Tidy Town Award In 13 Years

22 September 2018

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Collie Named 2018 Tidy Town For Western Australia Victor P Taffa Volunteers worked to reopen Collie’s museum Collie River revitalisation, results in improved flow and fewer weeds Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has today announced Collie as the 2018 Western Australia Tidy Towns winner. “Tidy Towns awards harness the […]

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