Jim Barber Appointed Department Of Local Government CEO

Jim Barber Appointed Department Of Local Government CEO

26 March 2020

Northern Territory Minister for Local Government Gerald McCarthy Department of Local Government Housing and Community Development CEO Victor P Taffa Mr. Jim Bamber has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development, effective from 23 March 2020. A Territorian with many years of experience as a senior […]

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Council Meetings Continue Electronically During Public Health Emergency

Council Meetings Continue Electronically During Public Health Emergency

25 March 2020

Western Australia Minister for Local Government David Templeman Council Meetings To Continue Electronically During Emergencies Victor P Taffa New regulations allow council meetings to continue electronically during a public health emergency or state of emergency Local governments are now allowed to hold meetings via teleconference, video conference or other electronic means Local governments will continue […]

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Lydia Wilson Appointed Whittlesea City Council Interim Administrator

Lydia Wilson Appointed Whittlesea City Council Interim Administrator

22 March 2020

Victoria Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek Administrator Appointed To Whittlesea City Council Victor P Taffa Whittlesea City Council has been dismissed and councillors replaced by an Interim Administrator to run the council. Local Government (Whittlesea City Council) Bill 2020 received Royal Assent today. Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek has announced Lydia Wilson as […]

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Whittlesea City Council Sacked By State Govt

Whittlesea City Council Sacked By State Govt

20 March 2020

Victoria Minister for Local Government Adem Somyurek Whittlesea City Council Dismissed Victor P Taffa Bill to dismiss Whittlesea City Council has passed Parliament, with Councillors to be replaced by an interim administrator within days. Local Government (Whittlesea City Council) Bill 2020 provides for the dismissal of the council and appointment of administrators, who will act […]

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Chief Minister Asks Administrator For Johnston By-Election Writ

Chief Minister Asks Administrator For Johnston By-Election Writ

07 February 2020

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Statement On Johnston By-Election Victor P Taffa This afternoon I met the Administrator of the Northern Territory, the Honourable Vicki O’Halloran AO, to ask her Honour to issue a writ for a by-election in the Division of Johnston, to be held on Saturday, 29 February. All elections offer a […]

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Electoral Districts Of New South Wales To Be Reviewed In 2020

Electoral Districts Of New South Wales To Be Reviewed In 2020

31 January 2020

New South Wales Special Minister of State Don Harwin Redistribution Of Electoral Districts Set For 2020 Victor P Taffa Electoral districts of New South Wales will be reviewed in 2020 to ensure an even distribution of voters, in line with the Constitution Act 1902, Special Minister of State Don Harwin said. “A review of electoral […]

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Tasmania’s Long Serving State Premier Will Hodgman

Tasmania’s Long Serving State Premier Will Hodgman

25 January 2020

Tasmania’s 45th State Premier Victor P Taffa Given the way that Will Hodgman turned Tasmania around economically, Editor Victor P Taffa is sure that he would do a good job as Prime Minister of Australia. Premier Will Hodgman should enter Federal Parliament and later serve as Prime Minister of Australia. Please be advised that The […]

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Prime Minister Of Australia From Tasmania Joe Lyons

Prime Minister Of Australia From Tasmania Joe Lyons

25 January 2020

Tasmania’s 26th State Premier Victor P Taffa Joseph Aloysius Lyons CH served as the 10th Prime Minister of Australia and also the 26th State Premier of Tasmania. Joe Lyons currently is the only Tasmanian to hold both the position of State Premier and Prime Minister of Australia. Joe Lyons is the only State Premier to […]

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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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