Andrews Govt Introduces Local Government Act 2018

Andrews Govt Introduces Local Government Act 2018

25 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz New Local Government Act To Improve Victoria’s Councils Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will modernise Victoria’s local councils with new laws to lift standards of governance and make councillors more accountable to the ratepayers they represent. Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz today introduced the Local Government Bill […]

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Review Into Electoral Act To Commence Following State Election 2018

Review Into Electoral Act To Commence Following State Election 2018

03 May 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Electoral Act Review Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government will conduct a review into Tasmania’s Electoral Act and associated election laws. This is a responsible action following any State Election and will ensure our democratic processes are contemporary and in-line with changing community expectations, Premier Will Hodgman said. Department of Justice together […]

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Premier Pays Tribute To Vanessa Goodwin

Premier Pays Tribute To Vanessa Goodwin

10 March 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Dr. Vanessa Goodwin – State Funeral Arrangements Victor P Taffa Dr. Vanessa Goodwin died aged 48 years on the day of the Tasmania State Election 3 March 2018. A State Funeral was held for former Attorney–General Dr. Vanessa Goodwin on Friday 9 March at St. David’s Cathedral, Hobart. Dr. Goodwin was […]

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Ban On Political Donations From Property Developers To Become Law

Ban On Political Donations From Property Developers To Become Law

06 March 2018

Queensland Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe Developer Donation Ban Sought Under Local Government Transparency Reforms Victor P Taffa Increased transparency, integrity and accountability measures for Local Government, including a ban on political donations from property developers, will become a reality in Queensland under reforms introduced in State Parliament today. Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe […]

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Mayor Of Fraser Coast Regional Council Sacked By Minister

Mayor Of Fraser Coast Regional Council Sacked By Minister

16 February 2018

Queensland Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe Statement From Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe Victor P Taffa This week I exercised my power under the Local Government Act to recommend Governor-in-Council dismisses Councillor Chris Loft as Mayor of Fraser Coast Regional Council. Dismissal of Councillor Loft is effective from 10 am today, Friday 16 February. […]

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Premier’s Tribute To Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen

Premier’s Tribute To Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen

04 January 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Commonwealth State Funeral For Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen Victor P Taffa Today, as a community and as a State, we join family and friends to mourn Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen, a daughter, a sister, a wife, a mother, a grandmother, and a great grandmother. Today, as a community and as a State, we […]

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Cabinet Agenda Records Released From 1987

Cabinet Agenda Records Released From 1987

01 January 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss 30 Year Cabinet Agenda Records Released From 1987 Victor P Taffa Minister for Tourism and Culture, Lauren Moss today released the 1987 Cabinet records.  Meteorites Legislation, Kakadu World Heritage Listing And Statehood Were All On The Cabinet Agenda from 1987 as released today under the 30 […]

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Notice Of Intention Issued To Blue Mountains City Council

Notice Of Intention Issued To Blue Mountains City Council

24 December 2017

New South Wales Minister for Local Government Gabrielle Upton More Scrutiny For Blue Mountains City Council Victor P Taffa Minister for Local Government Gabrielle Upton has issued Blue Mountains City Council with a notice of intention to issue a Performance Improvement Order. “I remain seriously concerned that the safety of its community and work force […]

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Sir Joh And His 7 Wins On The Trot

Sir Joh And His 7 Wins On The Trot

20 December 2017

Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen Decimates Labor And Liberal Along The Way Victor P Taffa Queensland National Party Premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen governed for 19 years and 115 days. Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen governed Queensland from 8 Aug. 1968-1 Dec.1987 and is Queensland’s longest serving continuous Premier. Queensland’s longest serving continuous Premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen took the National […]

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Queensland Loses Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen Aged 97 Years

Queensland Loses Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen Aged 97 Years

20 December 2017

Lady Florence Isabel Gilmour Bjelke-Petersen Victor P Taffa Bedrock of Queensland’s longest serving Premier Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, Lady Flo Bjelke-Petersen has died. Lady Flo Bjelke-Petersen was married to Queensland’s longest serving continuous Premier and had such a high enough popular following that she was also elected as a Senator for Queensland in the Federal Parliament. […]

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Andrews Govt Appoints Administrators To Central Goldfields Shire Council

Andrews Govt Appoints Administrators To Central Goldfields Shire Council

13 December 2017

Victoria Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz Administrators To Oversee Central Goldfields Shire Council Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has appointed 3 long-term administrators to restore good governance and operations at Central Goldfields Shire Council. Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz announced the appointments today to address a wide range of failures within council. “This […]

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Premier Announces New Cabinet Lineup Following 2017 State Election Triumph

Premier Announces New Cabinet Lineup Following 2017 State Election Triumph

12 December 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk New Cabinet Will Continue To Deliver For Queensland Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has vowed her new Ministry will deliver for Queensland as a strong, stable majority Labor Government prioritised to jobs, health and education. Premier Palaszczuk said the 18-Member Cabinet and 5 Assistant Ministers were the right mix of […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Reshuffle To Be Announced This Week

Palaszczuk Govt Reshuffle To Be Announced This Week

10 December 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Premier Announces Cabinet Economic Team To Drive Job Growth Across Queensland Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will lead a 4-member economic team of senior Ministers in State Cabinet to drive job growth across Queensland. Premier will add Trade to her own responsibilities and will chair the Cabinet Budget Review Committee, […]

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Queensland State Election Results 1969-2017

Queensland State Election Results 1969-2017

09 December 2017

Liberal National Party Merger Has Proved To Be A Failure Victor P Taffa In 23 of the last 28 years the Liberal Party and National Party have sat on the Opposition Benches and it is time to have a strong and separate Liberal Party and National Party in Queensland again. Notwithstanding the 1983 State Election […]

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Queensland Legislative Council Restoration

Queensland Legislative Council Restoration

17 November 2017

Queensland Remains United With Legislative Council Restoration Victor P Taffa On 16 August 2017 Editor Victor P Taffa wrote to all members of the Queensland Parliament with regards to restoration of the Legislative Council. Going into the 2017 State Election the Legislative Assembly has 93 seats. When Victor wrote to members the Parliament had 89 […]

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Local Government Review Consultation Period Open Until 9 February 2018

Local Government Review Consultation Period Open Until 9 February 2018

10 November 2017

Western Australia Minister for Local Government David Templeman Opportunity To Shape The Future Of Local Government In Western Australia Victor P Taffa Reform to bring Western Australian local government into the 21st century Review of Local Government Act 1995 delivers another McGowan Government election commitment Launch of consultation paper coincides with 14 community workshops across […]

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Federation Members And Prime Ministers

Federation Members And Prime Ministers

29 October 2017

7 Federation Members Became Prime Ministers Of Australia Victor P Taffa 7 Federation Members of Parliament became Prime Ministers of Australia after 1 January 1901. Australia’s 6 Colonial Governments formed a Federation of States on 1 January 1901. Members of the Federal Parliament assembled for the first time in Melbourne on 9 May 1901. As […]

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Premiers Of Western Australia Terms In Duration

Premiers Of Western Australia Terms In Duration

11 October 2017

Western Australia Premiers Multiple Terms Since 1890 Victor P Taffa Western Australia is the largest State in the world and Perth is the most isolated Capital City in the world. Perth is the Capital City of Western Australia. Western Australia was established as the Swan River Colony on 2 May 1829 and achieved Responsible Government […]

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Premiers Of Western Australia As At Year 2017

Premiers Of Western Australia As At Year 2017

11 October 2017

Western Australia Premiers Since 1890 Victor P Taffa Western Australia is the largest State in the world and Perth is the most isolated Capital City in the world. Perth is the Capital City of Western Australia. Western Australia was established as the Swan River Colony on 2 May 1829 and achieved Responsible Government on 21 […]

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Premiers Of Victoria Terms In Duration

Premiers Of Victoria Terms In Duration

11 October 2017

Victoria Premiers Multiple Terms Since 1855 Victor P Taffa As Sydney and Melbourne to this day still cannot agree on a single thing the colony of Victoria was established and split from the colony of New South Wales on 1 July 1851. Melbourne is the Capital City of Victoria and home of Federal Parliament from […]

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