Port Beach Rock Wall To Address Natural Erosion

Port Beach Rock Wall To Address Natural Erosion

20 January 2020

Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti McGowan Government Contributes $200,000 For Port Beach Rock Wall Victor P Taffa McGowan Government and City of Fremantle partner to address Port Beach erosion Temporary rock wall to protect beach and infrastructure while a longer-term solution is developed Rock wall to be built ahead of winter to provide […]

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Independent Waste Expert Recommends New Off-Site Location

Independent Waste Expert Recommends New Off-Site Location

18 January 2020

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs Wingfield And Lonsdale Waste To Be Re-Located Victor P Taffa Co-mingled recyclables stored at Wingfield and Lonsdale have become too degraded to be recycled with currently available technology, according to an independent waste expert, and will now be stored off site. Material will be taken to […]

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Andrews Govt Provides Support For Wildlife Shelters And Foster Carers

Andrews Govt Provides Support For Wildlife Shelters And Foster Carers

16 January 2020

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Supporting Our Bushfire Affected Wildlife Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is providing immediate support for wildlife shelters and foster carers to help cover the costs of food, transport, medicine and enclosures as animals are rescued from bushfire affected areas. Grants of up to $1,000 are […]

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Queens Park Upgrade Officially Opened By Minister

Queens Park Upgrade Officially Opened By Minister

15 January 2020

Queensland Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe $1.3 Million Queens Park Upgrade Officially Opened Victor P Taffa Thanks to $1.3 Million from the Palaszczuk Government, taking the family to Queens Park is now even more enjoyable and safer with its lighting, pathways, landscaping and playground upgrades including an improved all-abilities play-space. At the official opening […]

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Fund To Restore Wildlife Habitats Launched By Marshall Govt

Fund To Restore Wildlife Habitats Launched By Marshall Govt

15 January 2020

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs Dedicated Fund To Restore Wildlife Habitats Launched Victor P Taffa South Australian Government has joined forces with Nature Foundation SA to launch a special fund to re-establish habitat for wildlife in the state’s bushfire-ravaged regions. Wildlife Recovery Fund is a collaborative project between the National Parks […]

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Discovery Ranger Program Returns For Year 2020

Discovery Ranger Program Returns For Year 2020

07 January 2020

Tasmania Acting Minister for the Environment Parks and Heritage Jeremy Rockliff Discover More About Our National Parks This Summer Victor P Taffa Visitors to national parks throughout Tasmania will be able to learn more about our reserves and natural spaces this summer when the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service’s (PWS) award winning Discovery Ranger Program […]

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Kings Park And Botanic Garden Community Survey Open Until 31 January 2020

Kings Park And Botanic Garden Community Survey Open Until 31 January 2020

06 January 2020

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Have Your Say About Kings Park And Botanic Garden Victor P Taffa Community survey about Kings Park and Botanic Garden is open until 31 January Survey will inform new draft management plan, due to be released later this year Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson is asking Western Australians […]

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Land Restoration Fund Opens On 28 January 2020

Land Restoration Fund Opens On 28 January 2020

31 December 2019

Queensland Acting Premier Jackie Trad Queensland Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch $100 Million Announced For Land Restoration Fund Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has today delivered on a major election commitment with the announcement of $100 Million for the first round of funding under its landmark Land Restoration Fund. Land Restoration Fund is a first […]

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Feral Horse Numbers 23% Up Each Year

Feral Horse Numbers 23% Up Each Year

28 December 2019

Australian Capital Territory Minister for Environment Mick Gentleman Feral Horse Numbers Rise Dramatically In New South Wales Victor P Taffa Feral horse populations have significantly increased in the Australian high country and are threatening our pristine water catchments and the ecology of Namadgi National Park. Aerial surveying numbers released by The Australian Alps Liaison Committee […]

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Round One Growing Victoria’s Botanic Gardens Grants Program Now Open

Round One Growing Victoria’s Botanic Gardens Grants Program Now Open

28 December 2019

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Looking After Victoria’s Treasured Botanic Gardens Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is preserving and improving Victoria’s precious botanic gardens with more than $1.4 Million for gardens across the state. Round One of the Growing Victoria’s Botanic Gardens Grants Program will provide grants to 17 gardens […]

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Nitmiluk National Park Works Include New Jetty Facilities

Nitmiluk National Park Works Include New Jetty Facilities

19 December 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Tender Awarded for Baruwei Works Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government’s $5.5 Million Turbocharging Tourism investment at Nitmiluk National Park. “In close consultation with the Jawoyn Traditional Owners, we are delivering our $15.5 Million investment in Nitmiluk to help this jewel in the Territory’s crown […]

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Recycling Boosted By $23 Million In Grants

Recycling Boosted By $23 Million In Grants

18 December 2019

New South Wales Minister for Environment Matt Kean More Than $23 Million In Grants To Boost Recycling Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government is awarding more than $23 Million in grants to fund new infrastructure to increase recycling and support the use of recycled materials in manufacturing. Minister for Environment Matt Kean said New […]

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Plans Progress For New Viewing Shelter At Dove Lake As Tenders Called For

Plans Progress For New Viewing Shelter At Dove Lake As Tenders Called For

13 December 2019

Tasmania Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Peter Gutwein Tenders Called For New Viewing Shelter At Dove Lake Victor P Taffa Cradle Mountain is one of Tasmania’s iconic visitor destinations and a major draw card for the North-West. Hodgman Government understands as visitation to our parks increase, so must our investment in parks infrastructure, Minister […]

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Macedon Ranges Shire Council To Expand Organic Waste Collection

Macedon Ranges Shire Council To Expand Organic Waste Collection

12 December 2019

Victoria Minister for Energy Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio Boosting Organic Recycling In Macedon Victor P Taffa Macedon Ranges Shire Council is expanding their kerbside organic waste collection to include food organics and diverting thousands of tonnes of waste from landfill, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Government. Minister for Energy, Environment […]

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Grant O’Brien Appointed Chairperson Of Port Arthur Board

Grant O’Brien Appointed Chairperson Of Port Arthur Board

07 December 2019

Tasmania Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Peter Gutwein New Chair For Port Arthur Board Victor P Taffa Mr. Grant O’Brien has been appointed as Chairperson for the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA), Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Peter Gutwein said. “This continues on from Professor Sharon Sullivan, who retires after 20 […]

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Bruny Island Lighthouse Twin Plans Are Completely Independent

Bruny Island Lighthouse Twin Plans Are Completely Independent

27 November 2019

Tasmania Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Peter Gutwein Cape Bruny Lighthouse Works Support The Local Economy Victor P Taffa Cape Bruny Lighthouse works were planned in 2017, well before the proponent submitted their proposal through our EOI initiative. Two actions are completely independent, Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Peter Gutwein said. “Works were […]

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Third Round Funding For McGowan Govt’s Community Rivercare Program

Third Round Funding For McGowan Govt’s Community Rivercare Program

25 November 2019

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Community Rivercare Program Round 3 Projects Announced Victor P Taffa Not-for-profit community volunteer groups to share in more than $100,000 funding under round 3 of the program Funding is aimed at projects that improve the health of the Swan and Canning rivers Projects focused on restoring foreshores and […]

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Bruny Island Lighthouse Development Under Consideration

Bruny Island Lighthouse Development Under Consideration

24 November 2019

Tasmania Minister for Environment Parks and Heritage Peter Gutwein New Development For Bruny Island Lighthouse Victor P Taffa Latest exciting development through the Hodgman Government’s rigorous and transparent EOI process will progress to lease and license negotiations.   Bruny Island Safaris’ proposal for Cape Bruny Lighthouse Station will protect and repurpose three existing heritage buildings, […]

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New South Wales Asbestos Waste Strategy 2019-21 Released By Minister

New South Wales Asbestos Waste Strategy 2019-21 Released By Minister

05 November 2019

New South Wales Minister for Environment Matt Kean Reforms To Reduce Illegal Asbestos Dumping Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government is working to remove the levy on asbestos waste to make it easier and cheaper for the community to lawfully dispose of asbestos waste. Minister for Environment Matt Kean today released the New South […]

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Cockburn Sound Management Council Members Announced

Cockburn Sound Management Council Members Announced

29 October 2019

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson New Members For Cockburn Sound Management Council Victor P Taffa Kateryna Longley reappointed as Cockburn Sound Management Council chair Appointments provide wealth of knowledge and expertise Council oversees monitoring program and provides environment advice to Minister Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson today announced appointments to the Cockburn Sound […]

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