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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Eyre Peninsula Farmers Receive Critical Water Infrastructure Funding

Eyre Peninsula Farmers Receive Critical Water Infrastructure Funding

25 January 2019

South Australia Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone Critical Water Infrastructure Funding For Eyre Peninsula Farmers Victor P Taffa Marshall Government will commit $500,000 to a new water infrastructure project on the Eyre Peninsula after the Premier and Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development visited drought-affected farmers last week. Funding will help South Australia […]

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Northern Territory Govt Grants Mineral Lease For New Lithium Mine

Northern Territory Govt Grants Mineral Lease For New Lithium Mine

22 January 2019

Northern Territory Acting Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Dale Wakefield Mineral Lease Granted For New Lithium Mine Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has granted a mineral lease for a new lithium mine that has the capacity to create up to 150 jobs during construction and 90 during operation. “If it successfully goes through […]

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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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