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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Bunbury Tidy Town Award Winner For 2019

Bunbury Tidy Town Award Winner For 2019

27 October 2019

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Bunbury Named 2019 Tidy Town Winner Victor P Taffa Bunbury takes out top honours at 2019 Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards Albany, Northam, Esperance, Carnarvon, Nullagine, Bridgetown and Martu Farm were also awarded or highly commended in other award categories City of Bunbury was today named as the […]

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Love Food And Reduce Waste Program To Commence

Love Food And Reduce Waste Program To Commence

26 October 2019

New South Wales Minister for Environment Matt Kean $1 Million To Love Food And Reduce Waste Victor P Taffa Communities across Sydney, the Central Coast, Mid-North coast and North coast will take part in a $1 Million program to reduce food waste in homes and businesses, in an Australian first. New South Wales Government Love […]

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Tenders Released For Karlu Karlu/Devils Marbles Campground Upgrade

Tenders Released For Karlu Karlu/Devils Marbles Campground Upgrade

12 October 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Tenders Called To Upgrade Campground At Karlu Karlu/Devils Marbles Victor P Taffa Visitors to Karlu Karlu/Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve will soon enjoy upgraded facilities with the Northern Territory Government releasing a construction tender to upgrade the campground. “Territory Government is investing in national parks and […]

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Prescribed Burning Gets Underway

Prescribed Burning Gets Underway

07 October 2019

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Spring Prescribed Burning Underway Victor P Taffa Prescribed burning targeting national parks and State forest across the South-West Mitigation program protects lives and property from summer bushfires Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions is using favourable spring conditions to undertake prescribed burning in areas surrounding Perth and across […]

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Minister Matt Kean Saves Young Humpback Whale From Entanglement

Minister Matt Kean Saves Young Humpback Whale From Entanglement

07 October 2019

New South Wales Minister for Environment Matt Kean Calf Free To Have A Whale Of A Time Victor P Taffa Minister for Environment Matt Kean was pleased to announce a young humpback whale has been freed after it was found wrapped in net, rope and buoys. Minister Kean congratulated the highly experienced disentanglement teams that […]

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Minister Matt Kean Saves The Bilby From Extinction

Minister Matt Kean Saves The Bilby From Extinction

07 October 2019

New South Wales Minister for Environment Matt Kean New South Wales Bilbies Coming Back From Extinction Under Government Program Victor P Taffa Minister for Environment Matt Kean announced the first ever release of bilbies into Mallee Cliffs National Park in the State’s far south-west, in an historic move which is expected to boost the world […]

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Newcastle Area Assisted With Erosion Concerns At Stockton

Newcastle Area Assisted With Erosion Concerns At Stockton

03 October 2019

New South Wales Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock Funding Approved For City Of Newcastle Council Victor P Taffa Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock today announced almost $250,000 of funding for the City of Newcastle Council to assist with the management of coastal erosion issues at Stockton. “Following my visit to Stockton on Monday […]

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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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