Premiers Of Tasmania Terms In Duration To Year 2020

Premiers Of Tasmania Terms In Duration To Year 2020

20 January 2020

Tasmania Premiers Multiple Terms Since 1856 Victor P Taffa Tasmania was established as Van Diemen’s Land in 1825 and achieved Responsible Government as Tasmania in 1856. Van Diemen’s Land is named after Anthony van Diemen who first sighted the island of Tasmania. Van Diemen was Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. Initially Tasmania was a […]

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Premiers Of Tasmania Terms As At Year 2020

Premiers Of Tasmania Terms As At Year 2020

20 January 2020

Tasmania Premiers Since 1856 Victor P Taffa Tasmania was established as Van Diemen’s Land in 1825 and achieved Responsible Government as Tasmania in 1856. Van Diemen’s Land is named after Anthony van Diemen who first sighted the island of Tasmania. Van Diemen was Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. Initially Tasmania was a part of […]

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Peter Gutwein Elected Successor To Will Hodgman

Peter Gutwein Elected Successor To Will Hodgman

20 January 2020

Tasmania Premier-Elect Peter Gutwein Statement From The Government Whip Victor P Taffa Government Whip John Tucker has confirmed that the Tasmanian Parliamentary Liberal Party has unanimously endorsed Peter Gutwein MP as the new leader of the Parliamentary Liberal Party, and Jeremy Rockliff as Deputy Leader. This follows the resignation of Tasmania’s 45th Premier and leader […]

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Premier Will Hodgman Announces Retirement From Politics

Premier Will Hodgman Announces Retirement From Politics

14 January 2020

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Premier’s Resignation Speech Victor P Taffa I am announcing today I will be resigning as a Member of our State Parliament, the Leader of the Liberal Party and the Premier of Tasmania. I have, this morning, informed my Cabinet colleagues and the Prime Minister of what was a very difficult decision. […]

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Premier Andrews Pays Tribute To John Cain

Premier Andrews Pays Tribute To John Cain

23 December 2019

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews Statement On John Cain Victor P Taffa Earlier this year, I attended a small gathering to mark John Cain’s 70 years in the Labor Party. The event was typically John: modest and intimate. No ceremony, and zero pomp. After all, having achieved real reform, John needed no fanfare. Perhaps one of […]

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Yehudi Blacher Appointed Monitor To City Of Whittlesea

Yehudi Blacher Appointed Monitor To City Of Whittlesea

15 December 2019

Victoria Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek Monitor Appointed To City Of Whittlesea Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has appointed a monitor to examine the governance and operations of City of Whittlesea. Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek today appointed Yehudi Blacher, following a request by the Chief Municipal Inspector to install a monitor at […]

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Local Government Bill Passes Through Northern Territory Parliament

Local Government Bill Passes Through Northern Territory Parliament

29 November 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Local Government Gerry McCarthy Northern Territory Parliament Passes Local Government Bill Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Parliament has passed the Local Government Bill, providing greater clarity, detail and accountability for local government councils. “This new legislation has been modernised and strengthened to work effectively for the benefit of Territorians by supporting […]

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Bob Abbot To Chair New Local Government Remuneration Commission

Bob Abbot To Chair New Local Government Remuneration Commission

02 October 2019

Queensland Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe New Local Government Remuneration Commission Chair Announced Victor P Taffa Former Sunshine Coast and Noosa mayor and widely respected local government identity Bob Abbot will chair the new Local Government Remuneration Commission. Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe said the commission would establish categories for Queensland’s 77 councils […]

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Premier-In-Waiting Appointed Minister For Cross River Rail

Premier-In-Waiting Appointed Minister For Cross River Rail

21 September 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Cross River Rail Kate Jones Kate Jones Appointed Minister for Cross River Rail Victor P Taffa Kate Jones has been appointed Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for Cross River Rail. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Cross River Rail was Queensland’s biggest infrastructure project. “We’re investing […]

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Local Government Bill Introduced To Parliament By Minister

Local Government Bill Introduced To Parliament By Minister

18 September 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Local Government Gerry McCarthy Local Government Bill Introduced To Parliament Victor P Taffa A Bill introduced to Parliament today will provide greater clarity, detail and accountability for local government councils. New provisions include: Strengthening of local decision making; Provision for councils and LGANT to better manage council governance issues; Early support […]

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Premier Receives Letter From Minister For Sport John Sidoti

Premier Receives Letter From Minister For Sport John Sidoti

17 September 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian Media Statement Regarding Member For Drummoyne John Sidoti Victor P Taffa Yesterday evening, I received a letter from the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) indicating the Commission will undertake a preliminary investigation into recent allegations made against Member for Drummoyne John Sidoti. ICAC has requested the Secretary of the […]

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Minister For Sport John Sidoti Stands Aside

Minister For Sport John Sidoti Stands Aside

17 September 2019

New South Wales Minister for Sport John Sidoti Statement By Member For Drummoyne John Sidoti Victor P Taffa Today I contacted Premier Gladys Berejiklian and offered to stand aside from Cabinet, while the ICAC conducts its preliminary investigation. Premier Berejiklian has accepted my offer. Allegations made against me by the media and exacerbated by the […]

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Minister Takes Leave For 7-Year-Old Son’s Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumour

Minister Takes Leave For 7-Year-Old Son’s Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumour

15 September 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner STATEMENT – Leave Of Absence Member For Nightcliff Victor P Taffa Member for Nightcliff Natasha Fyles will be taking personal leave for 4 weeks from Monday 16 September 2019, Chief Minister Michael Gunner said. Ms. Fyles, her partner and two children will be in the US where her 7-year-old […]

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Former Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer AC Dies Aged 73 Years

Former Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer AC Dies Aged 73 Years

22 August 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Nationals Leader John Barilaro Statement On Tim Fischer AC Victor P Taffa I am deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Tim Fischer AC, in Albury-Wodonga today, aged 73. Known affectionately as the ‘man with the hat’, he grew to become an icon for […]

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Changes To Senior Public Service Management Announced By Premier

Changes To Senior Public Service Management Announced By Premier

21 August 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Changes To Senior Public Service Management Victor P Taffa Premier Will Hodgman has announced that the Government has made the following changes to senior public service management: Kathrine Morgan-Wicks will move from her current role of Secretary of Justice to take on the role of Secretary of Health; Michael Pervan will […]

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Len Kosova Appointed City Of Perth Commissioner

Len Kosova Appointed City Of Perth Commissioner

09 August 2019

Western Australia Minister for Local Government David Templeman Minister Appoints New Commissioner For City Of Perth Victor P Taffa Local government and planning specialist Len Kosova appointed City of Perth Commissioner Andrew Hammond to become new Chair Commissioner filling the vacancy created by the departure of Eric Lumsden Commissioners to remain in place while the […]

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Shameful Actions By The Current Member For Burwood

Shameful Actions By The Current Member For Burwood

25 July 2019

Victoria Member for Burwood Will Fowles Statement From The Member For Burwood Victor P Taffa I unreservedly apologise to the staff at the Abode Hotel, my constituents, my Parliamentary colleagues, and my family for my appalling behaviour in Canberra earlier today. What happened is unacceptable. I am deeply ashamed of my actions. While there are […]

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Statehood Will Increase Revenue More Consistently For The Northern Territory

Statehood Will Increase Revenue More Consistently For The Northern Territory

13 July 2019

Economic Development Of The Northern Territory Will Accelerate With Statehood Victor P Taffa As the 7th State of the Commonwealth of Australia, the State of Northern Australia will be in a much stronger position to grow its economy as State revenues are retained by the State and not handed over to the Commonwealth. Mining Royalties […]

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Port Hedland Council Suspended By Minister

Port Hedland Council Suspended By Minister

09 July 2019

Western Australia Minister for Local Government David Templeman Commissioner Appointed To Administer Town Of Port Hedland Victor P Taffa Commissioner appointed to run the affairs of the Town of Port Hedland Council suspended following numerous complaints and concerns since early 2018 Show Cause Notice issued to the Town in late May Minister for Local Government […]

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Minister Appoints Administrator As Children Spits The Dummy

Minister Appoints Administrator As Children Spits The Dummy

27 June 2019

Western Australia Minister for Local Government David Templeman Commissioner Appointed To Administer Shire Of Perenjori Victor P Taffa Commissioner appointed to run the affairs of the Shire of Perenjori Show Cause Notice issued to the Shire in May Several councillors have resigned recently leaving the council without a quorum Minister for Local Government David Templeman […]

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