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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South Gippsland Shire Council To Be Sacked

South Gippsland Shire Council To Be Sacked

19 June 2019

Victoria Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek Dismissal Of South Gippsland Shire Council Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will today introduce a Bill to dismiss the South Gippsland Shire Council following the final report from a Commission of Inquiry into the council. Dismissal of a council by Parliament is only considered in the most serious […]

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New Katanning Civic Centre Officially Opened By Minister

New Katanning Civic Centre Officially Opened By Minister

15 June 2019

Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan New Katanning Civic Centre Opens Victor P Taffa Civic centre the ‘heart’ for future development officially opened State Government investment of $1.8 Million in new Katanning civic centre With investment of $1.8 Million from the State Government, part of the old Katanning Hotel has been redeveloped into […]

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New South Wales Parliament Resumes For First Time Since 2019 State Election

New South Wales Parliament Resumes For First Time Since 2019 State Election

07 May 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro Parliament To Herald New Era Of Reform Victor P Taffa Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Deputy Premier John Barilaro welcomed the resumption of New South Wales Parliament today with a pledge to deliver on the New South Wales Liberals & Nationals’ commitment to […]

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Logan City Council Sacked By Minister

Logan City Council Sacked By Minister

04 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe Logan City Council Dismissed As Interim Administrator Appointed Victor P Taffa Retired senior public servant Tamara O’Shea has been appointed Interim Administrator of Logan City Council. Appointment takes effect today and follows the dismissal of 13 councillors, prompted by an unprecedented integrity crisis in Logan. “Dismissal is the […]

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Cabinet Team Announced By Premier Berejiklian And Deputy Premier John Barilaro

Cabinet Team Announced By Premier Berejiklian And Deputy Premier John Barilaro

31 March 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New Cabinet Team To Get It Done For New South Wales Victor P Taffa Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Deputy Premier John Barilaro have announced a new Cabinet team that will focus on delivering a better quality of life for people in every […]

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Deputy Premier Announces New National Party Leadership Team

Deputy Premier Announces New National Party Leadership Team

29 March 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Nationals Announce New Team Victor P Taffa New South Wales Nationals Leader and Deputy Premier John Barilaro today announced a new team to lead the Nationals in government over the next 4 years. New South Wales National Party Leadership Team New South Wales National Parliamentary […]

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Country Labor Leader Gone Missing In Action

Country Labor Leader Gone Missing In Action

20 March 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair Country Labor Leader Victor P Taffa Country Labor Leader has gone missing in action just 4 days out from the New South Wales Election. With Labor at 50% in Opinion Polls and the Liberal-National Coalition at 50% Two Party […]

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