Marshall Govt Appoints Di Davidson As Presiding Member Of SAMDB NRM Board

Marshall Govt Appoints Di Davidson As Presiding Member Of SAMDB NRM Board

18 March 2019

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs Di Davidson Appointed As Presiding Member Of The SAMDB NRM Board Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has appointed Di Davidson as the new Presiding Member of the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin Natural Resources Management Board (SAMDB NRM). Appointment comes following the retirement of long-standing presiding member […]

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Onslow Microgrid Project Stage 2 Gets Underway

Onslow Microgrid Project Stage 2 Gets Underway

14 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Energy Bill Johnston Onslow Microgrid Project Stage 2 Underway Victor P Taffa McGowan Government launches next stage of Onslow Renewable Energy Pilot Stage 2 will deliver low-cost solar and battery storage systems to locals McGowan Government has launched the Onslow Renewable Energy Pilot which represents Stage 2 of one of Australia’s […]

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Water Corporation Energy Savings Equivalent To Toasting 18 Million Slices Of Bread

Water Corporation Energy Savings Equivalent To Toasting 18 Million Slices Of Bread

12 March 2019

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Water Corporation Boosts Solar To Reduce Energy Footprint Victor P Taffa Water Corporation is installing solar rooftop systems on its buildings across the State Renewable energy generation including solar panels and biogas generators to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions Pumping water and wastewater across 2.6 Million sqkm of […]

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Kwinana Waste To Energy Plant Construction Gets Underway

Kwinana Waste To Energy Plant Construction Gets Underway

10 March 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Construction Of Kwinana Waste To Energy Plant Creates 800 Jobs Victor P Taffa Australia’s first thermal waste to energy facility to be built in Kwinana More than 800 jobs to be created during construction and 60 positions once operational Facility will divert 400,000 tonnes of residual waste from landfill each […]

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Premier Welcomes Official Opening Of Bauxite Mine In Far North Queensland

Premier Welcomes Official Opening Of Bauxite Mine In Far North Queensland

10 March 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Bauxite Mine Officially Opens To Boost Economy In Far North Queensland Victor P Taffa Economy of Cape York Peninsula has been boosted with the official opening of Rio Tinto’s Amrun bauxite mine, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk describing it as a great day for the region and the state. Premier Palaszczuk helped […]

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Bendigo’s Fosterville Gold Mine Expansion Includes New Cement Plant

Bendigo’s Fosterville Gold Mine Expansion Includes New Cement Plant

10 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes Victoria’s Largest Gold Mine Just Keeps Growing Victor P Taffa Fosterville Gold Mine, just east of Bendigo is set to expand thanks to support from the Andrews Government. Expansion will create 60 jobs during construction of a new cement plant and 30 new, ongoing, full time jobs. Minister for […]

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Two Biosecurity Awards Taken Out By DPIR

Two Biosecurity Awards Taken Out By DPIR

06 March 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby DPIR Snares Two Biosecurity Awards Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) has been recognised for its exemplary biosecurity work, winning 2 categories at this year’s Australian Biosecurity Awards. Held at the National Convention Centre in Canberra last night, the […]

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Hodgman Govt Commits To Maintaining Hobart As A Working Port

Hodgman Govt Commits To Maintaining Hobart As A Working Port

05 March 2019

Tasmania Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney Backing Our Forestry Sector In Southern Tasmania Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government supports the forestry industry as a foundation of the Tasmanian economy and employer of more than 5,700 people. “Today I have announced an initial package of strategic infrastructure measures that will support the sustainability of our Southern […]

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New South Wales Govt Open Valves Of 270 km Wentworth-Broken Hill Pipeline

New South Wales Govt Open Valves Of 270 km Wentworth-Broken Hill Pipeline

27 February 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Regional Water Niall Blair Pipeline Delivers Liquid Gold To Silver City Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government today opened the valves of the 270 km Wentworth-Broken Hill pipeline. This is one of the most significant water infrastructure projects built in regional New […]

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Wyangala Dam Wall To Be Raised

Wyangala Dam Wall To Be Raised

25 February 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Regional Water Niall Blair Wyangala Dam Gets Snowy Hydro Boost Victor P Taffa Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional New South Wales John Barilaro and the Minister for Regional Water Niall Blair today announced the raising of the Wyangala dam wall as the […]

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Total Gross Energy Use Up By 4 % In 2016-17

Total Gross Energy Use Up By 4 % In 2016-17

22 February 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Energy Value Increasing As Households More Efficient Victor P Taffa Australian energy use increased in 2016-17, but also became more efficient according to the latest edition of the annual Energy Account released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Total gross energy use increased by 4 % in 2016-17, according […]

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Gulf Town Of Forsayth Opens New Mine Almost 150 Years After First Gold Rush

Gulf Town Of Forsayth Opens New Mine Almost 150 Years After First Gold Rush

21 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Mines Anthony Lynham Historical Outback Town Strikes Gold With New Mine Victor P Taffa Almost 150 years after the Gulf town of Forsayth saw its first gold rush, an Australian company will develop a new gold mine and 20 local jobs. Minister for Mines Anthony Lynham said the 20-year lease was for […]

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Canberra Water Resources Total Volume Up 27%

Canberra Water Resources Total Volume Up 27%

20 February 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Water In Canberra Cleaner And There’s More Of It Victor P Taffa In June 2017 the total volume of water resources in the Canberra area totalled 279,968 megalitres, equating to just over half of the water held in Sydney Harbour, according to new data issued by the Australian Bureau of Statistics […]

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Round 2 Mining Exploration Grant Applications Open Until 29 March 2019

Round 2 Mining Exploration Grant Applications Open Until 29 March 2019

20 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney Growing Our Minerals Sector Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government will continue to unlock Tasmania’s mining potential with round 2 of its Mining Exploration Grants Program opening this week, Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney said. Initiative underpins the next generation of mineral discovers in Tasmania, and this next round follows […]

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Pilot Regional Forestry Hub Established In Northern Tasmania

Pilot Regional Forestry Hub Established In Northern Tasmania

17 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney Welcome Support For Tasmania’s Forest Industry Victor P Taffa Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney welcomed today’s announcement by the Federal Government of the establishment of a pilot regional forestry hub in the North and North-West of Tasmania. Forestry industry is growing again in Tasmania, supporting 5,700 direct and indirect […]

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Hodgman Govt’s On-Farm Energy Audit Program To Be Fast-Tracked

Hodgman Govt’s On-Farm Energy Audit Program To Be Fast-Tracked

12 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Energy Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Saving Money And Energy On Our Farms Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government’s On-Farm Energy Audit and Capital Grant Program will be fast-tracked following a successful launch of the initiative in Tasmania last year. “So far more than $225,000 in grants have been provided to 29 […]

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Next Stage Of Works For Tanami Gas Pipeline Approved By Minister

Next Stage Of Works For Tanami Gas Pipeline Approved By Minister

06 February 2019

Northern Thunderer Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby Commissioning Go Ahead For The Tanami Gas Pipeline Victor P Taffa Consent to commission means AGI Tanami can now test the pipeline by introducing gas at the pressure under which it will operate. Once testing is successfully completed and independently verified, the pipeline will be […]

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Ewen Maddock Dam To Be Upgraded

Ewen Maddock Dam To Be Upgraded

03 February 2019

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Mines and Energy Anthony Lynham $20 Million Upgrade Work For Ewen Maddock Dam Victor P Taffa One of the Sunshine Coast’s key drinking water dams will undergo a $20 Million upgrade. Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy Dr. Anthony Lynham said construction work for the upgrade of Ewen Maddock […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Funds Townsville’s Haughton Pipeline Duplication Project

Palaszczuk Govt Funds Townsville’s Haughton Pipeline Duplication Project

27 January 2019

Queensland Premier Palaszczuk Townsville Water Security Project Stimulates Jobs And Manufacturing Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government’s accelerated $225 Million funding for Townsville’s Haughton Pipeline Duplication Project is creating hundreds of local jobs, boosting advanced manufacturing and ensuring the city’s water supply for the future. Marking another milestone today Premier Palaszczuk has joined Mayor Jenny Hill […]

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Manganese Exploration Licence For Winchelsea Island Has Been Granted

Manganese Exploration Licence For Winchelsea Island Has Been Granted

27 January 2019

Northern Territory Acting Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Dale Wakefield Exploration Licence Approved For Winchelsea Island Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government’s number one priority is to create local jobs by developing the bush and attracting private investment. A manganese exploration licence covering part of Winchelsea Island has been granted to the Winchelsea Mining […]

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