102 Apprentices To Start With Energex And Ergon Energy Over The Next Month

102 Apprentices To Start With Energex And Ergon Energy Over The Next Month

17 January 2019

Queensland Acting Minister for Natural Resources Mines and Energy Mark Furner Apprentices Keep Queensland Powering Ahead Victor P Taffa Future of the electricity distribution industry in Queensland is secure with 102 apprentices starting their careers with Energex and Ergon Energy over the next month. Assistant Minister of State and Member for Ipswich Jennifer Howard, representing […]

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Funding Boost For Natural Resource Management

Funding Boost For Natural Resource Management

06 January 2019

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan Western Australia Acting Minister for Environment Simone McGurk Western Australia Acting Minister for Water Roger Cook Funding To Protect And Restore State’s Natural Assets Victor P Taffa $7.75 Million for natural resource management (NRM) in Western Australia Funds to support 111 community projects around the State […]

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Hodgman Govt Becomes A Shareholder In Taswater

Hodgman Govt Becomes A Shareholder In Taswater

04 January 2019

Tasmania Acting Minister for State Growth Jeremy Rockliff Delivering The Water And Sewerage Infrastructure Northern Tasmania Needs Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government this week became a shareholder in Taswater and has been working closely with TasWater to plan the delivery of $400 Million of investment in stormwater and sewerage infrastructure in Launceston, Acting Minister for […]

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Use Gas Safely And Avoid The Hospital Emergency Room

Use Gas Safely And Avoid The Hospital Emergency Room

29 December 2018

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Mines and Energy Anthony Lynham Avoid The Hospital Emergency Room And Use Gas Safely Victor P Taffa Queenslanders are being cautioned to play it safe with gas appliances over summer to avoid ending up in a hospital emergency room. Minister for Natural Resources Mines and Energy Dr. Anthony Lynham said […]

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People Urged To Be Water Wise Despite Healthy Dam Levels Reported By SEQ

People Urged To Be Water Wise Despite Healthy Dam Levels Reported By SEQ

26 December 2018

Queensland Minister for Water Anthony Lynham Continue To Be Water Wise Victor P Taffa South east Queensland’s drinking water supplies may be healthy but the community should continue to be water wise. Minister for Water Dr. Anthony Lynham today released Seqwater’s annual Summer Water Outlook, which provides an overview of dam water supply levels, water […]

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FIAP Launched For Western Australia Water Corporation Customers

FIAP Launched For Western Australia Water Corporation Customers

23 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Water Corporation First Western Australia-Based Organisation To Launch FIAP Victor P Taffa Water Corporation continues its focus to help those in financial difficulty FIAP designed to create financial inclusion and resilience in the Western Australia community Water Corporation is the first organisation based in Western Australia to develop […]

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New Board Appointments For Busselton Water

New Board Appointments For Busselton Water

20 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Busselton Water Welcomes New Board Appointments Victor P Taffa Robyn Paice, Dr. Gae Synnott and CEO Chris Elliott appointed to the board of Busselton Water Outgoing board members Matt Walker and Chris Boulton thanked for their service Water Minister Dave Kelly has welcomed three new appointments to the […]

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Electricity Interconnector MOU Signed For South Australia And New South Wales

Electricity Interconnector MOU Signed For South Australia And New South Wales

19 December 2018

South Australia Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan MOU On Electricity Interconnector Victor P Taffa An interconnector to carry electricity between South Australia and New South Wales is a step closer after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by both state governments in Adelaide. “MOU is another significant step in […]

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Minister Welcomes Completion Of Northern Gas Pipeline Construction

Minister Welcomes Completion Of Northern Gas Pipeline Construction

16 December 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Northern Gas Pipeline Construction Complete Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, and Assistant Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Jeff Collins, are in Tennant Creek to attend a ceremony at Jemena’s Phillip Creek Compressor Station to mark the completion of […]

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New South Wales Govt Finalises Negotiations On Murray Darling Basin Plan

New South Wales Govt Finalises Negotiations On Murray Darling Basin Plan

16 December 2018

New South Wales Minister for Regional Water Niall Blair New South Wales Says Basin Plan Finally A Deal For All Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has today finalised negotiations on the Murray Darling Basin Plan, marking a historic day for Basin communities. Minister for Regional Water Niall Blair said today is the most […]

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TasWater To Undertake Feasibility Study For Freycinet Wastewater

TasWater To Undertake Feasibility Study For Freycinet Wastewater

11 December 2018

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Fixing Freycinet Wastewater Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government is committed to investing in the infrastructure our growing state needs, and to protect the precious Tasmanian way of life, Premier Will Hodgman said. Freycinet National Park is one of our most popular tourism destinations and is much loved by locals, however the […]

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Premier Welcomes Decision By Rio Tinto On Funding For Koodaideri Mine

Premier Welcomes Decision By Rio Tinto On Funding For Koodaideri Mine

09 December 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Premier Welcomes $3.5 Billion Job-Creating Pilbara Mine Investment Victor P Taffa McGowan Government welcomes decision by Rio Tinto to approve funding for Koodaideri mine and rail project in the Pilbara Commencing in 2019 subject to government and environmental approvals, more than 2,000 jobs to be created during construction and a […]

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Hodgman Govt Aims To Make Tasmania Energy Self-Sufficient By 2022

Hodgman Govt Aims To Make Tasmania Energy Self-Sufficient By 2022

03 December 2018

Tasmania Minister for Energy Guy Barnett Aurora PAYG+ Trial A Great Success Victor P Taffa A new product trial is helping Aurora Pay As You Go (PAYG) customers better understand and manage their energy use through an easy-to-use digital portal. Aurora Pay As You Go Plus (PAYG+) is currently being trialled by more than 70 […]

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Bellevue Gold’s Operations Restart At Newly Discovered Lode

Bellevue Gold’s Operations Restart At Newly Discovered Lode

01 December 2018

Western Australia Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston New Exploration Projects On The Rise Victor P Taffa More than $5.3 Million provided for 40 exploration drilling projects in Western Australia DMIRS received 73 applications, indicating an increase in exploration activity Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston today announced the successful applicants for Round 18 […]

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Petroleum Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 Brought Before Parliament

Petroleum Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 Brought Before Parliament

30 November 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Petroleum Legislation Amendment Bill Introduced Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has today introduced to Parliament the Petroleum Legislation Amendment Bill as part of its plan to implement all 135 recommendations of the Independent Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing. Key amendments in the Petroleum Legislation […]

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9 Regional Communities Involved In Waterwise Program 2018-19

9 Regional Communities Involved In Waterwise Program 2018-19

29 November 2018

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly New Regional Communities Announced For Waterwise Program Victor P Taffa 9 new regional communities invited to participate in the 2018-19 Waterwise Towns Program In 2017-18, the program saved more than 75 Million litres of water Residents from Albany in the south to Nullagine in the north of Western […]

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Minister Grants Mineral Lease For New Mount Peake Mine

Minister Grants Mineral Lease For New Mount Peake Mine

21 November 2018

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles Mineral Lease Granted For New Mount Peake Mine Victor P Taffa Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, has today granted a mineral lease for the new Mount Peake mine in central Australia, a project granted Major Project status by the Northern Territory Government. […]

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VRAC To Be Established Under Liberal/National Coalition Govt

VRAC To Be Established Under Liberal/National Coalition Govt

15 November 2018

Victoria Shadow Minister for Energy and Resources David Southwick Liberal Nationals To Establish Victorian Resources Assessment Commission Victor P Taffa An elected Liberal/Nationals Coalition Government will establish the Victorian Resource Assessment Commission (VRAC) as an independent body to give government advice on resource projects in Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews has lost control of population growth […]

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Damn It All Queensland Wants Is Answers On Plans For Dams

Damn It All Queensland Wants Is Answers On Plans For Dams

11 November 2018

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham Queensland Asks The Question On North Queensland Dams Victor P Taffa Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham has sought detailed information from the Federal Coalition about its dam plans for North Queensland. “Let’s be clear: We are always keen to see Federal money heading for Queensland.” Dr. […]

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Arafura Resources To Build Separation Plant For Nolans Rare Earth Project

Arafura Resources To Build Separation Plant For Nolans Rare Earth Project

10 November 2018

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Arafura Resources Invest More In The Territory Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Michael Gunner said this week’s announcement by Arafura Resources to build a Separation Plant for its Nolans Rare Earth Project in the Northern Territory was a significant vote of investor confidence in the Northern Territory. “Creating local […]

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