Tasmania’s Total Construction Work Up 20.1 % On December 2017 Quarter

Tasmania’s Total Construction Work Up 20.1 % On December 2017 Quarter

27 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Sarah Courtney Tasmania Leads Again As The Nation’s Construction Capital Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s construction industry continues to lead the nation recording the strongest annual growth in construction work done, according to the latest ABS statistics released today. In the December 2018 quarter, total construction work done grew 20.1 […]

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Nominations For Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Awards Open Until 11 March 2019

Nominations For Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Awards Open Until 11 March 2019

13 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Jobs Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula Nominations Open For Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Victor P Taffa Outstanding businesses and individuals in the manufacturing industry are encouraged to nominate for the Andrews Government’s 2019 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula has opened nominations for the […]

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Queensland’s Defence Industries Undergoes A Name Change

Queensland’s Defence Industries Undergoes A Name Change

12 February 2019

Queensland Minister for State Development Cameron Dick A New Focus To Drive Queensland’s Defence Industries Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has announced Defence Industries Queensland will now be known as Defence Jobs Queensland delivering on an election commitment that will refocus the state’s defence industry agenda moving forward. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and […]

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Marshall Govt Secures Regional Funding To Assist Job Seekers

Marshall Govt Secures Regional Funding To Assist Job Seekers

10 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni Regional Funding Secured To Assist Job Seekers Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has secured Commonwealth funding to help support South Australian job seekers in the Yorke and Mid North region. Department for Industry and Skills has been allocated $220,000 in annual funding to deliver the Regional […]

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Angela Skandarajah Appointed CEO Of Development Victoria

Angela Skandarajah Appointed CEO Of Development Victoria

09 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Priority Precincts Gavin Jennings New CEO For Development Victoria Victor P Taffa Andrews Government today announced the appointment of Angela Skandarajah as the new Chief Executive Officer of Development Victoria. “I congratulate Angela Skandarajah on her appointment as Development Victoria’s Chief Executive Officer.” Minister for Priority Precincts Gavin Jennings said. “Ms. Skandarajah’s […]

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Dwelling Approvals Down By 4.1 % In December 2018

Dwelling Approvals Down By 4.1 % In December 2018

04 February 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Decline In December Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved in Australia fell by 4.1 % in December 2018, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Trend for the total dwelling approvals series has continued to decline over the past year.” […]

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Almost 700 New Long-Term Rental Homes Soon To Be Available Across Victoria

Almost 700 New Long-Term Rental Homes Soon To Be Available Across Victoria

24 January 2019

Victoria Acting Minister for Housing Lily D’Ambrosio New Rental Program Puts Nearly 700 Homes On Market Victor P Taffa Nearly 700 new long-term affordable rental homes will soon be available across Victoria thanks to the Andrews Government. Acting Minister for Housing, Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the new rental properties would be the first project delivered […]

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Construction Of Maryborough Glue Laminated Timber Plant Gets Underway

Construction Of Maryborough Glue Laminated Timber Plant Gets Underway

17 January 2019

Queensland Acting Premier Cameron Dick Revolutionary Queensland Timber Product To Reach Global Markets Victor P Taffa Hyne Timber is a step closer to creating new jobs and taking on the global market with the sod turned on the Maryborough business’ advanced manufacturing glue laminated timber plant, being built with support from the Palaszczuk Government. Acting […]

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Hodgman Govt Rezones Government Owned Land For New Housing Developments

Hodgman Govt Rezones Government Owned Land For New Housing Developments

14 January 2019

Tasmania Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch Fast Track Land Supply To Provide More Housing Options Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government’s rezoning of Government owned land for new housing developments is set to continue the massive increase in residential building construction in Tasmania. Tasmania last week recorded the highest number of monthly approvals in a decade, […]

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First Projects Awarded Under Public Housing Stimulus Program

First Projects Awarded Under Public Housing Stimulus Program

12 January 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner 1,000 Tradies To Benefit From Public Housing Stimulus Program Victor P Taffa First projects under the Northern Territory Government’s $100 Million Public Housing Stimulus Program have been awarded, with 1 job already completed. “Creating jobs is the Territory Government’s number one priority and we will continue to invest in […]

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Dwellings Approved Down 2.3 % For November 2018

Dwellings Approved Down 2.3 % For November 2018

10 January 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Fall In November Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved in Australia fell by 2.3 % in November 2018, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau Of Statistics (ABS) today. “Trend for total dwellings has been steadily declining over the past 12 Months.” Director of […]

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November 2018 Dwelling Approvals Up 14 % On Last Year

November 2018 Dwelling Approvals Up 14 % On Last Year

09 January 2019

Tasmania Acting Minister for Building and Construction Roger Jaensch Building Approvals Continue To Skyrocket In Tasmania Victor P Taffa Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today confirmed that the extraordinary momentum in Tasmania’s building and construction sector is continuing, Acting Minister for Building and Construction Roger Jaensch said. “Latest data from the ABS shows that the […]

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SafeWork NSW To Investigate Confined Space Fatalities From 2018

SafeWork NSW To Investigate Confined Space Fatalities From 2018

04 January 2019

New South Wales Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean Workers Warned Of Confined Space Killers Victor P Taffa Bosses are being urged to do more to protect employees who are working in confined spaces in 2019, following several tragedies last year. Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said SafeWork NSW is investigating a number of […]

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Workplace Safety A Priority During Boxing Day 2018 In Victoria

Workplace Safety A Priority During Boxing Day 2018 In Victoria

26 December 2018

Victoria Minister for Workplace Safety Jill Hennessy Make Workplace Safety A Priority During The Holidays Victor P Taffa Employers operating through the festive season are being urged to keep the safety of their workers top of mind to make sure they return home safe at the end of each day. “While Christmas is a time […]

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Dr. Paul Paterson Announced As New Chair Of IPART

Dr. Paul Paterson Announced As New Chair Of IPART

22 December 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian Premier Announces New Chair Of IPART Victor P Taffa Premier Gladys Berejiklian today announced Dr. Paul Paterson as the new Chair of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART). Premier Gladys Berejiklian also thanked outgoing Chair Dr. Peter Boxall for his significant contributions in the role over the last […]

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Townsville Economy Boosted By Manufacturing Hub

Townsville Economy Boosted By Manufacturing Hub

21 December 2018

Queensland Minister for Manufacturing Cameron Dick $10 Million Invested In Manufacturing Hub To Boost Townsville Economy Victor P Taffa Townsville’s manufacturing sector has received a $10 Million boost, with the Palaszczuk Government teaming up with TAFE Queensland to establish a manufacturing hub to support local manufacturers to become more productive and grow their businesses. Minister […]

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Rockhampton Economy Boosted By Manufacturing Hub

Rockhampton Economy Boosted By Manufacturing Hub

21 December 2018

Queensland Minister for Manufacturing Cameron Dick $10 Million Invested In Manufacturing Hub To Boost Rockhampton Economy Victor P Taffa Rockhampton’s manufacturing sector has received a $10 Million boost, with the Palaszczuk Government teaming up with the Central Queensland University in Rockhampton to establish a manufacturing hub to support local manufacturers to become more productive and […]

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Next Stage Of Palaszczuk Govt Building Industry Reforms Comes Into Effect

Next Stage Of Palaszczuk Govt Building Industry Reforms Comes Into Effect

18 December 2018

Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni Building Reforms Hit The Nail On Head For Subcontractors Victor P Taffa Next stage of the Palaszczuk Government’s landmark building industry fairness reforms comes into effect today (17 December 2018), with changes that streamline systems to ensure everyone working in the building industry is paid […]

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3 Projects Supported By Regional New Industries Fund

3 Projects Supported By Regional New Industries Fund

18 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan Western Australia Minister for Innovation and ICT Dave Kelly Regional New Industries Fund Driving Innovation In Albany Victor P Taffa 3 new projects buoyed by funding from the Regional New Industries Fund Election commitment to drive jobs and innovation in the Great Southern through Creative Albany delivered […]

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Construction Contract Awarded For New Darwin Hotel

Construction Contract Awarded For New Darwin Hotel

13 December 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Trade Business and Innovation Nicole Manison Major Progress For $200 Million Luxury Darwin Hotel Victor P Taffa Locally based McMahon Services Australia NT has won the first contract for the construction of the new Westin Darwin hotel. “Territory Government’s top priority is to create local jobs and this $200 Million project […]

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