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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Manjimup Seniors Housing Builder Selected

Manjimup Seniors Housing Builder Selected

11 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Housing Peter Tinley Builder Selected For Manjimup Seniors Housing Project Victor P Taffa Pindan Constructions Pty Ltd appointed builders for housing development Construction of 9 homes scheduled to commence in early 2019 A housing project for seniors in Manjimup is a step closer to fruition with the recent appointment of Pindan […]

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Construction Industry September Quarter 2018 Up 8.5 % On Previous Year

Construction Industry September Quarter 2018 Up 8.5 % On Previous Year

08 December 2018

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet Engineering The Future Of New South Wales VictorP Taffa New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has welcomed new figures from the ABS which show the construction industry in New South Wales is booming. Construction Work Done for the September Quarter 2018 shows an increase of 2.2 % up 8.5 […]

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Marshall Govt To Review Labour Hire Laws

Marshall Govt To Review Labour Hire Laws

08 December 2018

South Australia Attorney-General Vickie Chapman Marshall Government Seeks To Repeal Labour Hire Laws Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has today introduced legislation aimed at removing labour hire laws introduced by the former government. Attorney-General Vickie Chapman said the Government had sought to review the laws after concerns were raised by a number of small businesses […]

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Work Gets Underway At New Ngukurr Subdivision

Work Gets Underway At New Ngukurr Subdivision

21 November 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy New Subdivision At Ngukurr Victor P Taffa Ngukurr locals have become qualified plant and equipment operators as they help to build a new subdivision at their community. “Land servicing is critical for delivering new homes for remote Indigenous Territorians.” Minister for Housing and Community Development […]

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Several Housing Projects Underway At Groote Eylandt Communities

Several Housing Projects Underway At Groote Eylandt Communities

06 November 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy Jobs And Housing Focus On Remote Arnhem Islands Victor P Taffa Several construction projects are underway at communities on Groote Eylandt and its neighbouring Bickerton Island. Progress at Angurugu: 10 new homes have been completed, 3 are expected to be handed over next week, 7 […]

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Dwelling Approvals Down 1.9% In September 2018

Dwelling Approvals Down 1.9% In September 2018

30 October 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Fall In September Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved in Australia fell by 1.9 % in September 2018 in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Fall was mainly driven by private dwellings excluding houses, which decreased by 2.7 % in […]

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Stephen Kenner And Toni Walkington Appointed To WAIRC

Stephen Kenner And Toni Walkington Appointed To WAIRC

28 October 2018

Western Australia Minister for Commerce and Industrial Relations Bill Johnston New Appointments At Western Australia Industrial Relations Commission Victor P Taffa Stephen Kenner appointed Senior Commissioner and Toni Walkington appointed Commissioner of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission Appointments will take effect on November 26, 2018 Commerce and Industrial Relations Minister Bill Johnston has announced […]

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$1.5 Million State Govt Funding For MDPP

$1.5 Million State Govt Funding For MDPP

22 October 2018

South Australia Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni New Funding To Grow SA’s Medtech Industry Victor P Taffa South Australia’s position as a leader in medical technology innovation has been cemented thanks to $1.5 Million in State Government funding. Launched in South Australia in 2008, the Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP) was founded by […]

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NSW Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Unable To Label Australian Made On Products

NSW Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Unable To Label Australian Made On Products

10 October 2018

New South Wales Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair Red Tape Stops The Green And Gold Kangaroo Victor P Taffa Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair is calling on the Federal Government to fix a job-killing legal loophole, which means New South Wales (NSW) pharmaceutical manufacturers are unable to label their products as […]

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Wadeye Locals Get Stuck Into House Restorations

Wadeye Locals Get Stuck Into House Restorations

09 October 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy Jobs And Housing Transforming Wadeye Victor P Taffa Wadeye is a hive of activity with building works underway at several sites. Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy was at the remote community recently to meet locals involved in the job-creating projects and to […]

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Tasmania Leads Nation’s Building Approvals Increasing By 46% Year To August 2018

Tasmania Leads Nation’s Building Approvals Increasing By 46% Year To August 2018

09 October 2018

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Guy Barnett Government Funds Another 950 Training Places Victor P Taffa Up to 950 new training places are being supported through the latest round of Skills funding that will help more Tasmanians find careers in growing industries. More than $1.6 Million will be distributed in this round to help […]

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New Housing To Be Built At Gunbalanya

New Housing To Be Built At Gunbalanya

04 October 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy Delivering On Jobs And Housing At Gunbalanya Victor P Taffa Minister for Housing and Community Development Gerry McCarthy is at Gunbalanya today where the Northern Territory Government is delivering on key priorities of jobs and housing. 5 dwellings, including a duplex, are currently under construction […]

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