2 Tenders Released For Remediation Works At Abandoned Open Mine Workings

2 Tenders Released For Remediation Works At Abandoned Open Mine Workings

20 June 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Creating Jobs And Securing Legacy Mines In Tennant Creek Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has released 2 tenders for remediation works at abandoned open mine workings as part of its development of Tennant Creek as a mining services hub. Minister for Primary Industry and […]

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Wheatstone LNG Project Gets Underway

Wheatstone LNG Project Gets Underway

18 June 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Start Of LNG Production From Wheatstone Train 2 Delivers Long-Term Jobs Victor P Taffa Chevron Australia announces the start of liquefied natural gas (LNG) production from the second train of the Wheatstone Project Project responsible for hundreds of permanent Western Australia jobs and delivers a major boost to the economy […]

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Water Bills Capped At 1.9% Reflecting The CPI

Water Bills Capped At 1.9% Reflecting The CPI

15 June 2018

South Australia Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs Water Bills Held To CPI For South Australia Households Victor P Taffa SA Water has announced that water and sewerage price adjustments for 2018-19 will be capped at 1.9 % on average, to reflect the Consumer Price Index (CPI).* For the average metropolitan residential customer, this […]

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14 High Potential Pumped Energy Storage Sites Identified

14 High Potential Pumped Energy Storage Sites Identified

07 June 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Tasmania Minister for Energy Guy Barnett Pumped Hydro Sites Identified Victor P Taffa Fourteen ‘high potential’ pumped energy storage sites have been identified in Tasmania, marking a significant step towards unlocking the State’s untapped energy potential and creating more jobs and investment. Sites are located in Tasmania’s Central Highlands and on […]

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Gin Gin Substation Makeover Gets Underway

Gin Gin Substation Makeover Gets Underway

01 June 2018

Queensland Minister for Energy Anthony Lynham Fifty-Year Makeover Starts For Gin Gin Substation Victor P Taffa Gin Gin’s ageing substation is to be revitalised as it hits its half-century, with work on a three-year rebuild now underway. Energy Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham said the $22.8 Million project would allow the 47-year-old substation to serve the […]

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Premier Launches Woodside’s Jobs Portal For Karratha Locals

Premier Launches Woodside’s Jobs Portal For Karratha Locals

01 June 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Planning Rita Saffioti Woodside’s Jobs Portal To Secure Work For Karratha Locals Victor P Taffa Premier launches Woodside’s new Local Jobs Portal and Local Participation Plan Plan to ensure Karratha locals are given more opportunities to secure work on Woodside projects, securing the region’ s long-term […]

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Gas Investment Strong In Queensland

Gas Investment Strong In Queensland

31 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Mines Anthony Lynham Gas Investment Flows In Queensland Victor P Taffa Mines Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham today welcomed Santos’ next job-generating stage of the GLNG development near Injune in Queensland’s Central Highlands. Santos today announced its decision to proceed with the $400 Million-plus Arcadia gas development, which will create up to 300 […]

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Tasmania’s Largest Mine Celebrates 50 Successful Years

Tasmania’s Largest Mine Celebrates 50 Successful Years

30 May 2018

Tasmania Minister for Resources Guy Barnett Grange Resources 50th Anniversary Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s largest mine is celebrating its 50th year in the State by looking to boost job numbers and investigating underground exploration in the North-West, Minister for Resources Guy Barnett said. Since opening in 1968, the Grange Resources Savage River mine has grown […]

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Applications For Gas Exploration Open Until 15 February 2019

Applications For Gas Exploration Open Until 15 February 2019

20 May 2018

Victoria Minister for Resources Tim Pallas Offshore Gas Exploration To Build Future Supply Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has today released 5 new oil and gas exploration blocks to help build long-term supply of gas for Victorian homes and businesses. “Many Victorian homes and businesses rely on gas and we support new exploration and development […]

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Queensland’s Drought Declared Area Falls To 66%

Queensland’s Drought Declared Area Falls To 66%

18 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner Queensland’s Drought-Declared Area Falls After Summer Rains Victor P Taffa Welcome summer rainfall has reduced the total area of Queensland that is drought-declared. However, more than half of the state remains in the grips of the long dry spell as Queensland enters its sixth year […]

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Moreton Bay Now Linked To The South East Queensland Water Grid

Moreton Bay Now Linked To The South East Queensland Water Grid

18 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham Moreton Bay Joins The Water Club Grid Victor P Taffa Around 100,000 Moreton Bay region residents are now new members of a growing club, residents with a secure drinking water supply from the south-east Queensland water grid. Natural Resources Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham said an extra 100,000 people […]

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Mount Peake Mining Project Receives Environmental Approval

Mount Peake Mining Project Receives Environmental Approval

17 May 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles More Jobs On The Way As Another Mining Project Receives Approval Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, said he is closer to authorising a major mining project in the Territory after TNG’s world-class Mount Peake project received environmental approval from […]

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Exploration Tender In State’s North-West Open Until 24 May 2018

Exploration Tender In State’s North-West Open Until 24 May 2018

15 May 2018

Queensland Minister for Mines Anthony Lynham Doors Close Soon On Latest Opportunity In Rich Mineral Province Victor P Taffa Would-be explorers have just over a week to make a bid to explore one of the world’s richest base metals precincts: Queensland’s North-West Minerals Province. Mines Minister Dr. Anthony Lynham said the latest exploration tender closes […]

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Applications For Drilling Program Open Until 24 May 2018

Applications For Drilling Program Open Until 24 May 2018

06 May 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Co-Funding Exploration Programs To Support The Mining Sector Victor P Taffa Applications for the first grants program, Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations under the Northern Territory Government’s $26 Million Resourcing the Territory initiative are now open. Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, said the […]

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Western Australia Lithium To Open Refinery In Kwinana

Western Australia Lithium To Open Refinery In Kwinana

04 May 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston New Kwinana Lithium Refinery To Create More Western Australian Jobs Victor P Taffa Western Australia Lithium set to build lithium refinery in Kwinana, potentially creating 400 Western Australian jobs Western Australia Lithium enters into Option to Lease with LandCorp, securing site […]

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Water Corporation Saves 83 Billion Litres Of Water Since 2007

Water Corporation Saves 83 Billion Litres Of Water Since 2007

01 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Industry Recognised In Water Saving Program Victor P Taffa Water Corporation’s non-residential water saving programs have helped save 83 Billion litres of water since 2007 There are 316 participants in non-residential water saving programs Water supplies in Western Australia continue to be impacted by climate change  Water Minister […]

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Water Corporation Recognises Local Government Areas In Waterwise Program

Water Corporation Recognises Local Government Areas In Waterwise Program

01 May 2018

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Waterwise Councils Take The Lead On Water Sustainability Victor P Taffa City of Subiaco receives top recognition as a Platinum Waterwise Council 13 Waterwise Councils recognised as Gold 3 new councils endorsed as Waterwise, all from regional Western Australia Councils from across Western Australia were today celebrated for […]

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Reduced Salinity Levels Flow From Myalup-Wellington Project Funding Boost

Reduced Salinity Levels Flow From Myalup-Wellington Project Funding Boost

29 April 2018

Acting Western Australia Minister for Water Roger Cook Western Australia Minister for Regional Development Alannah MacTiernan Funding Boost For South-West Agriculture Welcomed Victor P Taffa Myalup-Wellington project, co-funded by the State and Federal governments and private investors, to drive new irrigated agriculture in the South-West Further Federal funding needed to secure Southern Forests Irrigation Scheme […]

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60 Stand-Alone Power Systems To Be Installed In South West Interconnected Network

60 Stand-Alone Power Systems To Be Installed In South West Interconnected Network

15 March 2018

Western Australia Minister for Energy Ben Wyatt Stand-Alone Power Bring Opportunities For Western Australia Companies Victor P Taffa Up to 60 Stand-alone Power Systems to be installed in demonstration project Regional locations have been selected throughout the Western Power network Opportunities for Western Australia companies to supply equipment, systems and maintenance during the trial period […]

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90 Year Old Kent Street Weir Reopens After Refurbishment

90 Year Old Kent Street Weir Reopens After Refurbishment

09 March 2018

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Popular Kent Street Weir Reopens To Public After $4.8 Million Revamp Victor P Taffa Historic weir reopens after $4.8 Million refurbishment WA company Ertech carried out the revamp in partnership with design company BG&E 25 Western Australians worked on the project […]

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