New Board Members For Perth Zoo Announced By Minister

New Board Members For Perth Zoo Announced By Minister

29 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson New Board Members For Perth Zoo Victor P Taffa Three new board members, including a new Chairman, have been appointed to the Zoological Parks Authority (ZPA). Appointees are: Grant Robinson – Chairman Di Bain from Bain Media Jamie Fini of FJM Property Perth “These new board members bring […]

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Fourth Derwent Estuary Program Partnership Agreement Signed By Minister

Fourth Derwent Estuary Program Partnership Agreement Signed By Minister

26 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for the Environment Parks and Heritage Peter Gutwein Continuing To Support Health Of The Derwent Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s environment is one of our greatest assets and the Hodgman Government is committed to safeguarding it, preserving what makes our State so special. “I was pleased to sign the fourth Derwent Estuary Program Partnership […]

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Tidy Town Award Nominations For 2019 Announced

Tidy Town Award Nominations For 2019 Announced

16 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson 6 Regional Towns Vie For Tidiest Town Awards Victor P Taffa Regional Western Australia towns recognised for tidy community efforts 6 Western Australian communities stretching from the State’s Great Southern to the North-West will compete to take home the top honour in the 50th Keep Australia Beautiful Council […]

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Applications For Regional Coast Protection Fund Grants Close On 9 September 2019

Applications For Regional Coast Protection Fund Grants Close On 9 September 2019

16 August 2019

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs $4 Million For Regional Coastal Councils Victor P Taffa Regional and outer metropolitan councils can now apply for funding to repair, conserve and enhance South Australia’s coastline with applications now open. Grants, known as the Regional Coast Protection Fund, will provide $4 Million funding over 4 […]

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3 Illegal Dumpers Pay More Than $17,000 In Fines And Costs

3 Illegal Dumpers Pay More Than $17,000 In Fines And Costs

15 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Dumpers Pay For Illegally Disposing Waste Victor P Taffa 3 illegal dumping offenders pay a total of more than $17,000 in fines and costs Convictions send a strong message to the community that illegal dumping is not tolerated Illegal dumpers have been ordered to pay more than $17,000 […]

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Hodgman Govt Aims To Reduce Tasmania’s Littering Rate By 50 % Over 4 Years

Hodgman Govt Aims To Reduce Tasmania’s Littering Rate By 50 % Over 4 Years

12 August 2019

Tasmania Minister for the Environment Parks and Heritage Peter Gutwein Learning How To Cut Down Litter Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government, in partnership with the Environment Protection Authority, has launched a new resource for primary schools to help students understand the importance of combatting litter, Minister for the Environment Parks and Heritage Peter Gutwein said. […]

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$3 Million Funding Allocated To Protect Swan And Canning Rivers

$3 Million Funding Allocated To Protect Swan And Canning Rivers

06 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson $3 Million Funding To Protect Swan And Canning Rivers Victor P Taffa $3 Million to be allocated to Swan and Canning Riverpark projects in 2019-20 Funding is provided by the Burswood Park Board, and administered by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) Swan Canning Riverpark will […]

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$400,000 Available For Councils To Cut Illegal Dumping

$400,000 Available For Councils To Cut Illegal Dumping

31 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch Funding Available For Councils To Cut Illegal Dumping Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is serious about cracking down on illegal dumping and littering and has provided $400,000 to four councils as part of a pilot partnership program to combat this issue. Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch said the Palaszczuk […]

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The Northern Territory Improves Its Container Deposit Scheme

The Northern Territory Improves Its Container Deposit Scheme

15 July 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Eva Lawler Improvements To The Northern Territory’s Container Deposit Scheme Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has considered the recommendations from an independent review into the Northern Territory’s successful Container Deposit Scheme late last year. Review showed an increase in the number of containers recycled by more […]

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Sand Carting For Adelaide Metropolitan Beaches To Continue

Sand Carting For Adelaide Metropolitan Beaches To Continue

10 July 2019

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs West Beach Sand Carting Continues Victor P Taffa Marshall Government is continuing to roll out its $48.4 Million plan to secure the future of Adelaide’s metropolitan beaches. Sand carting is continuing through winter and into spring to combat erosion at West Beach and Henley Beach South. […]

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BCT Enters Into 38 New Conservation Agreements With Landholders

BCT Enters Into 38 New Conservation Agreements With Landholders

08 July 2019

New South Wales Minister for Environment Matt Kean $35 Million In New Land Conservation Agreements Victor P Taffa New South Wales Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT) is entering 38 new conservation agreements with landholders in New South Wales to protect more than 9,300 ha of environmentally significant land, including koala habitat. Minister for Environment Matt Kean […]

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Record 717,623 Visitors Welcomed At Perth Zoo In Year 2018-19

Record 717,623 Visitors Welcomed At Perth Zoo In Year 2018-19

05 July 2019

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Record Number Of Visitors To Perth Zoo Victor P Taffa Perth Zoo has broken its visitation record with 717,623 visitors in this financial year Zoo visitors enjoyed many highlights over the last 12 months, including the 120th birthday, Zoorassic Park and the arrival of several rare species Perth […]

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Litchfield National Park Contractor For Bridge And Road Works Announced

Litchfield National Park Contractor For Bridge And Road Works Announced

01 June 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Planning and Logistics Eva Lawler Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Litchfield Park Road Final Stage Awarded Victor P Taffa One of the most loved destinations in the Northern Territory will be upgraded to ensure year-round road access. “Our priority is creating jobs for Territorians. This […]

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First Round Greener Neighbourhoods Grant Program Open Until 2 August 2019

First Round Greener Neighbourhoods Grant Program Open Until 2 August 2019

24 May 2019

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs Grants Program To Boost Suburban Greenery Victor P Taffa Suburban Adelaide councils will be eligible for State Government support to implement practical measures to reduce the effects of climate change thanks to a new grants program. Marshall Government’s $2 Million Greener Neighbourhoods Grant Program will be […]

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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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