Term Of State Governor Extended Until 31 August 2021

Term Of State Governor Extended Until 31 August 2021

12 June 2019

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall Statement On His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le Victor P Taffa Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has approved my request to extend the appointment of the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, beyond his current term until 31 August 2021. His Excellency was […]

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Statement On Bob Hawke By Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman

Statement On Bob Hawke By Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman

17 May 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Robert (Bob) James Lee Hawke AC GCL Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government expresses its deepest sympathies to the family of Bob Hawke. As Prime Minister, Mr. Hawke led our nation through a period of great change and accomplished much during his time in office. Throughout his career in public life he […]

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Labor’s Longest Serving Prime Minister Dies Aged 89 Years

Labor’s Longest Serving Prime Minister Dies Aged 89 Years

17 May 2019

Robert James Lee Hawke AC GCL Victor P Taffa Labor’s longest serving Prime Minister Bob Hawke has died aged 89 years. Bob Hawke was born on 9 December 1929 in Bordertown, South Australia. Bob Hawke moved to Western Australia as a child. He attended the University of Western Australia and then went on to Oxford […]

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Margaret Beazley AO QC Sworn In As 39th Governor Of New South Wales

Margaret Beazley AO QC Sworn In As 39th Governor Of New South Wales

02 May 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian 39th Governor Of New South Wales Welcomed At Official Swearing-In Ceremony Victor P Taffa Premier Gladys Berejiklian today officially welcomed the new Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, at a ceremony at Sydney’s Government House. Her Excellency received an Indigenous welcome to […]

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Northern Territory Govt Seeks 16 Leaders For First Circles Leadership Program

Northern Territory Govt Seeks 16 Leaders For First Circles Leadership Program

19 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Selena Uibo Seeking The Next Generation Of Aboriginal Leaders Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is seeking 16 emerging Aboriginal leaders to join the First Circles Leadership Program, to equip them with skills to influence change in their communities. Each year, the First Circles program selects 8 Aboriginal Territorians […]

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Teddy Sheean’s Case Presented To Defence Honours And Awards Appeals Tribunal

Teddy Sheean’s Case Presented To Defence Honours And Awards Appeals Tribunal

26 March 2019

Tasmania Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Guy Barnett Teddy Sheean’s Case Before Defence Honours And Awards Appeals Tribunal Victor P Taffa Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Guy Barnett presented the case for Ordinary Seaman Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal during public hearings in Hobart. Teddy Sheean is one of Tasmania’s best-known […]

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Queensland To Be Promoted Overseas By Indian Entrepreneurs

Queensland To Be Promoted Overseas By Indian Entrepreneurs

23 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Innovation Kate Jones Indian Entrepreneurs Set To Promote Queensland Overseas Victor P Taffa 2 high-profile Indian entrepreneurs will tour Queensland as part of an initiative to boost trade and education links with one of the fastest growing economies on the planet. Minister for Innovation Kate Jones announced the 2019 Queensland-India Innovators Experience […]

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Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley QC AO Appointed 39th Governor

Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley QC AO Appointed 39th Governor

13 January 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian Appointment Of The Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley QC AO As Governor Victor P Taffa Premier Gladys Berejiklian today announced the appointment of The Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley QC AO to be the Governor of New South Wales from May 2019. “I am delighted Her Majesty, the Queen, has approved […]

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Governor David Hurley Appointed As Governor-General

Governor David Hurley Appointed As Governor-General

16 December 2018

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian Appointment Of Governor David Hurley As Governor-General Victor P Taffa Premier Gladys Berejiklian has congratulated His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales on being appointed the next Governor-General of Australia. Premier Berejiklian has paid tribute to Governor Hurley for his committed […]

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Japanese Prime Minister To Visit Darwin In November 2018

Japanese Prime Minister To Visit Darwin In November 2018

23 September 2018

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Japanese PM To Make Historic Visit Into Darwin Victor P Taffa Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will make an historic visit to Darwin in November this year. “NT-Japan relationship is based on more than business, it is based on friendship, respect and a profound shared history.” Chief Minister Michael […]

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Premier Looks Ahead To 5 Million People Calling Queensland Home In 2018

Premier Looks Ahead To 5 Million People Calling Queensland Home In 2018

03 January 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Message For The New Year Victor P Taffa Please accept my best wishes to you, your family and loved ones for the New Year, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said. 2018 promises to be one of the most momentous in Queensland’s history with our largest ever event the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games to […]

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Decrease In Marriages Over Last 20 Years

Decrease In Marriages Over Last 20 Years

30 November 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Increase In Marriages For Australians Born Overseas Victor P Taffa Australians are marrying later, living together before marriage and divorcing less compared with 20 years ago, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures on Marriages and Divorces. Marriages between 2 Australian-born people have gradually decreased over the last […]

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61.6% Vote YES In Marriage Equality Survey

61.6% Vote YES In Marriage Equality Survey

15 November 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics National Results From Marriage Equality Survey Victor P Taffa Australian Bureau Of Statistics (ABS) conducted a Postal Ballot on the question of Marriage Equality. Results of the survey have been announced by the ABS. Question Asked: Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?   Of the eligible […]

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2018 Tasmania Govt Board Diversity Scholarships Announced By Minister

2018 Tasmania Govt Board Diversity Scholarships Announced By Minister

11 November 2017

Tasmania Minister for Women Jacquie Petrusma 2018 Tasmanian Government Board Diversity Scholarships Announced Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government has a target of achieving 50 % representation of women across government boards and committees by 2050. That is why we introduced our Women on Boards Strategy in July 2015, Minister for Women Jacquie Petrusma said. “Our […]

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Ken Lay AO APM Sworn In As 14th Lieutenant-Governor Of Victoria

Ken Lay AO APM Sworn In As 14th Lieutenant-Governor Of Victoria

09 November 2017

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Ken Lay Appointed As Victoria’s New Lieutenant-Governor Victor P Taffa Mr. Ken Lay AO APM has today been sworn in as the 14th Lieutenant-Governor of Victoria by Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, at a ceremony at Government House. “Ken Lay is a highly respected and valued […]

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Rose Webb Appointed As Commissioner For New South Wales Fair Trading

Rose Webb Appointed As Commissioner For New South Wales Fair Trading

01 November 2017

New South Wales Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Announced Victor P Taffa Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean today announced the appointment of Rose Webb as the new Commissioner for New South Wales Fair Trading. Minister Kean said Ms. Webb has an extensive background working at senior levels […]

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19% Increase In Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Population

19% Increase In Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Population

28 September 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Population Up 19% Victor P Taffa Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population has reached 798,400, or 3.3 % of the total Australian population, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS Demography Director Beidar Cho said that over the […]

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Darvall Road Residents Short Changed On Concrete Footpath

Darvall Road Residents Short Changed On Concrete Footpath

15 September 2017

Darvall Road Named After Early Colonial Major Victor P Taffa Major Edward Darvall Darvall Road is named after Major Edward Darvall and in need of a concrete footpath. Major Edward Darvall and his family arrived in the colony in January 1840. He was a retired English army officer with strong family connections to the British […]

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Public Ballot To Be Held For Dive Wreck Of Japanese Midget Submarine M24

Public Ballot To Be Held For Dive Wreck Of Japanese Midget Submarine M24

01 July 2017

New South Wales Minister for Heritage Gabrielle Upton Midget Submarine Wreck Dive Ballot Victor P Taffa For the first time selected members of the public will have permission to dive to the Japanese midget submarine M24 wreck off Sydney’s northern beaches as part of a ballot, New South Wales Heritage Minister Gabrielle Upton announced today. […]

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Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe Retires After 40 Years Service

Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe Retires After 40 Years Service

08 June 2017

New South Wales Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean Consumer Champion Calls It A Day Victor P Taffa One of the state’s most respected and longest-serving public servants, New South Wales (NSW) Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe, has announced his retirement. Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said Mr. Stowe would retire in July after […]

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