Adani Carmichael Mine To Finally Go Ahead Within Days

Adani Carmichael Mine To Finally Go Ahead Within Days

24 May 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Coordinator-General Releases Timeline For Carmichael Mine Approvals Process Victor P Taffa Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today welcomed the Coordinator-General’s release of timelines to finalise unresolved approval processes for the Adani Carmichael mine. “We now have clear timelines to finalise two key decisions for this project.” Premier Palaszczuk said. “Coordinator-General has […]

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450-Km Tanami Gas Pipeline Opened By Minister

450-Km Tanami Gas Pipeline Opened By Minister

23 May 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby Tanami Gas Pipeline Opens Victor P Taffa Tanami Gas Pipeline has officially been opened by Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Paul Kirby, as part of Newmont Mining’s $346 Million Tanami power project. “Territory Government’s number one priority is creating jobs, so I am pleased […]

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Former Chief Minister Leads Sales Pitch Of Northern Territory Resource Industries

Former Chief Minister Leads Sales Pitch Of Northern Territory Resource Industries

20 May 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Territory Investment Potential On Show Victor P Taffa Northern Territory’s plan to be a world-class hub for gas production, manufacturing and services will be outlined in a series of sessions aimed at the oil and gas industry and investors on the East Coast. “Continuing to sell the Northern Territory […]

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Upgrade To Leslie Harrison Dam Completed 3 Months Ahead Of Schedule

Upgrade To Leslie Harrison Dam Completed 3 Months Ahead Of Schedule

16 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham $18 Million Upgrade To Leslie Harrison Dam Completed Early Victor P Taffa $18 Million upgrade of Leslie Harrison Dam to secure Redland City’s water supply has been completed 3 months ahead of schedule. “Leslie Harrison Dam provides around 25 % of the Redland City water supply and is […]

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9 New Gold Mining Leases Secures 380 Jobs And Boosts Ravenswood

9 New Gold Mining Leases Secures 380 Jobs And Boosts Ravenswood

14 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Mines Anthony Lynham Mine Expansion Brings New Life To Gold Town Victor P Taffa New mining leases will secure 380 North Queensland jobs as well as a new lease on life for the historic gold town of Ravenswood. Minister for Mines Anthony Lynham has granted Resolute Mining Ltd 9 new mining leases, […]

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Andrew Kneebone Appointed CEO For Tasmanian Irrigation

Andrew Kneebone Appointed CEO For Tasmanian Irrigation

10 May 2019

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett New CEO For Tasmanian Irrigation Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett has congratulated Andrew Kneebone, on his appointment to the position of Chief Executive Officer for Tasmanian Irrigation. Hodgman Government continues to deliver on the State’s most comprehensive plan to turbo-charge […]

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Cairns Water Laboratory Officially Opens

Cairns Water Laboratory Officially Opens

09 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe New Water Laboratory In Cairns Officially Opens Victor P Taffa A new state of the art water laboratory officially opened today in Cairns, partly funded with a $1.5 Million contribution from the Palaszczuk Government. Member for Cairns Michael Healy, representing Minister for Local Government Stirling Hinchliffe at the […]

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Gas Deal For The Sunshine Coast To Go Ahead

Gas Deal For The Sunshine Coast To Go Ahead

22 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Mines and Energy Anthony Lynham Queensland Gas Building The Sunshine Coast Victor P Taffa A pioneering gas deal will soon see Queensland-made building products, manufactured using Queensland natural gas, rolling out in building supplies and hardware stores on the Sunshine Coast. Minister for Mines and Energy Anthony Lynham today announced the Australian […]

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Hodgman Govt Supports Forestry Industry Recover From Bushfires Earlier This Year

Hodgman Govt Supports Forestry Industry Recover From Bushfires Earlier This Year

20 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney Commitment To Hobart Port Exports Help Huon Forest Industry To Recover Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government strongly supports the Tasmanian forestry industry and is helping the sector recover following the devastating bushfires earlier this year, Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney said. Last month the Government committed to ongoing timber […]

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Water Price Rises Capped At 3.5 % Under New Agreement

Water Price Rises Capped At 3.5 % Under New Agreement

17 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for State Growth Peter Gutwein Delivering Better Water Infrastructure Sooner Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is working in partnership with TasWater to deliver better water infrastructure, sooner through its landmark $200 Million equity investment. Today’s Office of the Tasmanian Economic Regulator report highlights that TasWater customers generally have lower water bills compared to […]

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Barbeque Gas Bottle Explosion Prompts Minister To Alert Users Of Safety Tips

Barbeque Gas Bottle Explosion Prompts Minister To Alert Users Of Safety Tips

15 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Energy Anthony Lynham Be Gas Safe This Easter Break Victor P Taffa Campers and holiday-goers are being urged to check, and safely transport and use their gas appliances this Easter break. At the Broadwater Tourist Park on the Gold Coast today, Minister for Energy Anthony Lynham had a serious message for families […]

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Onshore Shale Gas Exploration Drilling Open For Public Comment

Onshore Shale Gas Exploration Drilling Open For Public Comment

14 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Eva Lawler Public Comment Invited On First Onshore Shale Gas Environment Management Plan Victor P Taffa First Environment Management Plan (EMP) for onshore shale gas exploration drilling since the Northern Territory Government lifted the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in the Northern Territory has been accepted for assessment. […]

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Public Comment For Onshore Gas Draft Code Of Practice Open Until 2 May 2019

Public Comment For Onshore Gas Draft Code Of Practice Open Until 2 May 2019

07 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby Delivering Regulatory Framework For Onshore Gas Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has taken a major step forward in delivering a transparent, accountable onshore gas industry that will create jobs for Territorians while protecting the environment. “Our Government is taking action so that as the […]

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Kevin Robinson Appointed New Director Of Mines

Kevin Robinson Appointed New Director Of Mines

20 March 2019

Tasmania Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney New Director of Mines Victor P Taffa Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney has welcomed the appointment of the new Director of Mines, Mr. Kevin Robinson. Mr. Robinson has broad national and international experience as a CEO and Company Chair in the mining industry. Having grown up on the North […]

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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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