Tasmanian Govt Welcomes Energy Regulator’s Statement Of Expectations

Tasmanian Govt Welcomes Energy Regulator’s Statement Of Expectations

28 March 2020

Tasmania Minister for Energy Guy Barnett Energy Consumers Protected Victor P Taffa Tasmanian Government welcomes the Australian Energy Regulator’s Statement of Expectations for energy businesses, Minister for Energy Guy Barnett said. Statement of Expectations supports our Government’s position that consumers be protected during this difficult time. We are already acting to support energy consumers with […]

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Miners Community Protections Stepped Up Due To COVID-19

Miners Community Protections Stepped Up Due To COVID-19

27 March 2020

Queensland Minister for Mines Anthony Lynham Coronavirus Protections Stepped Up For Miners Communities Victor P Taffa Mining companies are being asked to step up their coronavirus protections for fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers, staff in mining camps and remote and regional resource communities. Minister for Mines Anthony Lynham said all state, territory and national resources ministers […]

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Paradise Dam Water Level To Remain At 42%

Paradise Dam Water Level To Remain At 42%

25 March 2020

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham More Paradise Water Available As Dam Investigations Continue Victor P Taffa All the water sitting in Paradise Dam will be prioritised for existing customers, including Burnett farmers, while more work is done to identify a long-term solution. Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham today announced that for 2020-21 […]

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Water Resources Being Managed During Dry Conditions

Water Resources Being Managed During Dry Conditions

22 January 2020

Tasmania Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett Managing Water Resources During Extreme Dry Conditions Victor P Taffa Gutwein Government is taking action to ensure water resources are managed responsibly during extreme dry conditions to minimise hardship for farmers and protect the environment. Minister for Primary Industries and Water Guy Barnett today declared that […]

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Braidwood Moves To Stage 4 Water Restrictions

Braidwood Moves To Stage 4 Water Restrictions

19 January 2020

Australian Capital Territory Chief Minister Andrew Barr Canberra To Provide Water Relief For Braidwood Victor P Taffa Southern New South Wales town of Braidwood moved into Stage 4 water restrictions on Friday, 10 January 2020. Australian Capital Territory Government and Icon Water have supported a request from Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) to provide temporary water […]

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More Covert CCTV Cameras Targeting Copper Wire Theft

More Covert CCTV Cameras Targeting Copper Wire Theft

15 January 2020

Queensland Acting Minister for Mines and Energy Mark Ryan Energex Steps Up Copper Theft Fight Victor P Taffa Energex has warned crooks responsible for copper theft from the power network they’ll now appear on video as the electricity distributor rolls out more covert CCTV cameras on its assets. Earlier this year South East Queensland’s dumbest […]

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Changes To Rules In Broken River System Announced

Changes To Rules In Broken River System Announced

07 January 2020

Victoria Minister for Water Lisa Neville More Water For Farmers In The Broken System Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is making temporary changes to rules in the Broken River system to provide more water for the critical stock and domestic needs over the next 6 months. Minister for Water Lisa Neville today announced the temporary […]

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Water Audit Process To Be Fast-Tracked

Water Audit Process To Be Fast-Tracked

23 December 2019

Victoria Minister for Water Lisa Neville Water Boost For Northern Victorian Irrigators Victor P Taffa Victorian irrigators will be able to access 37 gigalitres of water owned by Melbourne’s metropolitan water retailers in the northern Victorian water market from as early as this week. Water is held against the Melbourne retail water corporations share of […]

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NOPSEMA Approves Equinor’s Environment Plan

NOPSEMA Approves Equinor’s Environment Plan

23 December 2019

South Australia Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan Environment Plan Approved For Bight Exploration Victor P Taffa Equinor’s environment plan for its proposed exploration well in the Great Australian Bight has been approved today after a thorough eight-month assessment and extensive public consultation. National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) […]

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Former Ellendale Diamond Mine Gets New Lease Of Life

Former Ellendale Diamond Mine Gets New Lease Of Life

20 December 2019

Western Australia Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston New Lease Of Life For Former Ellendale Diamond Mine Victor P Taffa Gibb River Diamonds to apply for new tenements at the Ellendale diamond mine site India Bore Diamond Holdings invited to apply for new tenements A restart of mining will be a high point in […]

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Energy Agreement Between Hydro Tasmania And Norske Skog Reached

Energy Agreement Between Hydro Tasmania And Norske Skog Reached

18 December 2019

Tasmania Minister for Energy Guy Barnett Norske Skog Energy Agreement A Major Win For Tasmania Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government’s number one priority is to create jobs, grow the economy and protect the Tasmanian way of life, which is why we continue to back Tasmanian businesses to grow, invest and employ. We are pleased to […]

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Independent Report Calls For Changes To Murray Darling Basin Plan

Independent Report Calls For Changes To Murray Darling Basin Plan

16 December 2019

New South Wales Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey Basin Plan At Risk Without Change Victor P Taffa Independent report commissioned by the New South Wales and Victorian Governments has found a key element of the Murray Darling Basin Plan (MDBP) has “a high chance of failure” if changes are not made. “New […]

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Central Lockyer Farmers To Have Clear Modern Water Management System

Central Lockyer Farmers To Have Clear Modern Water Management System

14 December 2019

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham Water Move Offers Growth For Central Lockyer Farmers Victor P Taffa Central Lockyer farmers and businesses will have a clear, modern water management system to help them grow their businesses and create jobs from February next year. Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham said an amended Moreton Water […]

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Victoria’s Resources Boom Produces Rise In Local Jobs

Victoria’s Resources Boom Produces Rise In Local Jobs

12 December 2019

Victoria Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes Victoria Strikes Gold With Mining Jobs Growth Victor P Taffa Victoria’s resources boom is producing a massive rise in local jobs, with the Andrews Government’s support of the minerals exploration sector leading to huge investment by companies in Victoria. Latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show Victorian mining employment […]

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Two New State Energy Utility Appointments By Minister

Two New State Energy Utility Appointments By Minister

07 December 2019

Western Australia Minister for Energy Bill Johnston New Appointments At State Energy Utilities Victor P Taffa Samantha Tough appointed as Horizon Power chairperson Peter Clough appointed as a non-executive director of Synergy Minister for Energy Bill Johnston today announced the appointment of Samantha Tough as the Chairperson of Horizon Power and welcomed Peter Clough as […]

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$80 Million To Reduce Access Charges On Townsville-Mount Isa Railway Line

$80 Million To Reduce Access Charges On Townsville-Mount Isa Railway Line

22 November 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad Queensland Minister for Mines Anthony Lynham New investment Will Further Open North West Minerals Province Victor P Taffa Hunt is on for resources jobs of the future, as the Palaszczuk Government sinks $13.8 Million into finding the minerals needed for advanced electronics and renewable technologies. Premier […]

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Sydney And Illawarra On Level 2 Water Restrictions From 10 December

Sydney And Illawarra On Level 2 Water Restrictions From 10 December

22 November 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Water Melinda Pavey Level 2 Water Restrictions For Greater Sydney And The Illawarra Victor P Taffa Sydney, Blue Mountains and the Illawarra will soon experience Level 2 water restrictions from 10 December to continue to protect Greater Sydney’s water supply from drought conditions. Premier […]

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Uncompetitive Energy COAG Meeting Underway

Uncompetitive Energy COAG Meeting Underway

22 November 2019

New South Wales Minister for Energy Matt Kean Affordable Reliable Power For New South Wales Victor P Taffa Reliable Power also includes Coal Fired Power. Some people’s obsession against Coal Fired Power is like trying to drive a car with 3 wheels. Households across New South Wales are expected to save $40 per year on […]

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Chief Minister Welcomes 2 Private Investment Firms Backing Sun Cable

Chief Minister Welcomes 2 Private Investment Firms Backing Sun Cable

22 November 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Significant Milestone Reached For Sun Cable Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Michael Gunner has welcomed news that 2 prominent private investment firms are backing Sun Cable’s vision for the Northern Territory. “Northern Territory is fast becoming an energy super power, this is critical for growing the number of local […]

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Regional Water Infrastructure Legislation Passed By Parliament

Regional Water Infrastructure Legislation Passed By Parliament

19 November 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Water Melinda Pavey Legislation Passed To Fast Track Regional Water Infrastructure Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has passed the Water Supply (Critical Needs) Bill 2019 that will fast track critical water infrastructure projects including dams and pipelines in Orange, Dubbo and […]

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