Sydney’s Desalination Plant Now Producing 250 Million Litres Of Water Per Day

Sydney’s Desalination Plant Now Producing 250 Million Litres Of Water Per Day

11 August 2019

New South Wales Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey Securing Sydney’s Future Water Needs Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government has commenced further work to secure water for Greater Sydney with preliminary planning for the expansion of the Sydney Desalination Plant (SDP) commencing as Greater Sydney dam levels continue to drop at […]

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Emu Swamp Dam To Receive Funding From Palaszczuk Govt

Emu Swamp Dam To Receive Funding From Palaszczuk Govt

04 August 2019

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham State Kicks In $13.6 Million To Kick Off Emu Swamp Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government will kick in $13.6 Million to kick off the Emu Swamp Dam on the Granite Belt. Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham said the State had been listening to local farmers and irrigators […]

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Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative Supports Mining Industry

Exploration Drilling Grant Initiative Supports Mining Industry

28 July 2019

Tasmania Minister for Resources Guy Barnett Rich Vein Of Investment To Grow Our Minerals Sector Victor P Taffa There is no stronger supporter of Tasmania’s mining and mineral sector than the Hodgman Government and we are committed to grow this important industry, Minister for Resources Guy Barnett said. “Latest round for our Exploration Drilling Grant […]

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Water Smart Package Launched In Townsville

Water Smart Package Launched In Townsville

16 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Natural Resources Anthony Lynham Townsville Water Wise Thanks To $10 Million Package Victor P Taffa Townsville residents are set to ‘wise up’ when it comes to water waste with the Queensland Government funded Water Smart Package launched today. Member for Mundingburra and Minister for Communities Disability and Seniors Coralee O’Rourke, representing Minister […]

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BHP’s Pilbara Extension Plan Approved By McGowan Govt

BHP’s Pilbara Extension Plan Approved By McGowan Govt

14 July 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson Mining Giant’s Long-Term Plan For The Pilbara Approved Victor P Taffa BHP’s strategic expansion proposal for the Pilbara given approval by the State Government Long-term Pilbara Expansion Strategic Proposal streamlines process and provides greater certainty for the next 50-100 years An Australian-first for […]

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Northern Territory Govt Completes Rapid Creek Storm Water Detention Basin

Northern Territory Govt Completes Rapid Creek Storm Water Detention Basin

02 July 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Infrastructure Eva Lawler Rapid Creek Storm Water Detention Basin Complete Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has completed the $10 Million construction of a stormwater detention basin and associated drainage, which will reduce the risk and impact of flood events in Rapid Creek. “Creating jobs is this Government’s number one priority […]

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Strategic Direction For Future Of Forestry Industry Outlined By Minister

Strategic Direction For Future Of Forestry Industry Outlined By Minister

02 July 2019

Western Australia Minister for Forestry Dave Kelly Plan Sets Vision For The Western Australian Forestry Industry Victor P Taffa A strategic framework sets a path forward for the Western Australian forestry industry Plan focuses on healthy forests, community benefits and job creation Wood Encouragement Policy has been developed and is a key action item of […]

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New South Wales Households To Save $45 On Water Bills Per Year From 2020-24

New South Wales Households To Save $45 On Water Bills Per Year From 2020-24

01 July 2019

New South Wales Minister for Water Melinda Pavey Sydney Water Proposes Reduced Water Bills Victor P Taffa Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey today welcomed Sydney Water’s proposal that would see households save $45 on their water bills each year from 2020-24. Minister Pavey said the proposal would help cut the cost of […]

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Royalties’ Dispute Funds Goes Towards Maternity Hospital And Pilbara School

Royalties’ Dispute Funds Goes Towards Maternity Hospital And Pilbara School

29 June 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan $250 Million Secured For Western Australia Victor P Taffa State Government reaches $250 Million settlement with BHP over royalties’ dispute Dispute now resolved, with positive outcome negotiated on behalf of Western Australian taxpayers McGowan Government directs funds towards the construction of a new women’s and maternity hospital and a Pilbara […]

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Kalgoorlie-Boulder Included In 2019-20 Waterwise Towns Program

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Included In 2019-20 Waterwise Towns Program

27 June 2019

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Kalgoorlie-Boulder To Save With Waterwise Towns Program Victor P Taffa Kalgoorlie-Boulder to be included in the 2019-20 Waterwise Towns Program Will be jointly delivered by State Government and City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Kalgoorlie-Boulder community is set to save millions of litres of precious drinking water and save money on […]

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Clean Coal Industry In South Australia Can Exist

Clean Coal Industry In South Australia Can Exist

23 June 2019

South Australia Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan Energising South Australia’s Economic Growth Victor P Taffa 2019-20 State Budget reinforces the Marshall Government’s commitment to providing reliable, affordable energy for South Australian households and businesses as part of its agenda for investment, jobs creation and economic growth. “Government’s $100 Million Home Battery […]

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Tamworth Gains $5.3 Million In Water Security Improvements

Tamworth Gains $5.3 Million In Water Security Improvements

22 June 2019

New South Wales Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey $5.3 Million Water Security For Tamworth Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government is investing up to $5.3 Million in water security projects for Tamworth as the drought continues to worsen across the state. Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey said current […]

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Iluka Resources’ Cataby Mine Officially Opened By Premier

Iluka Resources’ Cataby Mine Officially Opened By Premier

21 June 2019

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Premier Officially Opens Iluka Resources’ Cataby Mine Victor P Taffa Premier Mark McGowan opens Iluka’s Cataby mineral sands mine Project created 600 jobs during construction and around 600 ongoing jobs Operations are expected to continue for 13 years, producing ilmenite, zircon and rutile Ilmenite processed to synthetic rutile at Capel; […]

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New Gantry Crane Placed On Top Of Kununurra Diversion Dam

New Gantry Crane Placed On Top Of Kununurra Diversion Dam

21 June 2019

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly Kununurra Diversion Dam Retrofitted With A New Gantry Crane Victor P Taffa New gantry crane now sits atop the Kununurra Diversion Dam Original crane has been relocated serving as a historical monument and tourist attraction Project supported local jobs with Western Australian expertise used to design, build and […]

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Nominees For 2019 Golden Gecko Award Announced

Nominees For 2019 Golden Gecko Award Announced

09 June 2019

Western Australia Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston Resources Projects Hoping To Win Gold Victor P Taffa 4 projects eligible for the 2019 Golden Gecko Award Winner will be announced at the Awards for Excellence ceremony on 22 August 2019 Renewable energy, recycling materials and research programs are all aspiring to win the Department […]

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30 MM Of Rainfall Not Enough To Fill Warragamba Dam Catchment

30 MM Of Rainfall Not Enough To Fill Warragamba Dam Catchment

06 June 2019

New South Wales Minister for Water Property and Housing Melinda Pavey Rainy Relief But Not Enough To Sink The Big Dry Victor P Taffa More than 30 mm of rain has fallen across Sydney over the past 36 hours, but this has been only a third of what Sydney has needed to significantly impact dam […]

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South Australia To Open New Mines Containing Copper Gold Uranium And Cobalt

South Australia To Open New Mines Containing Copper Gold Uranium And Cobalt

04 June 2019

South Australia Minister for Energy and Mining Dan van Holst Pellekaan Accelerating South Australia’s Economic Growth Victor P Taffa 2019-20 State Budget will deliver $10 Million through the Accelerated Discovery Fund (ADF) towards the exploration of South Australia’s untapped mineral resources to grow jobs and investment in the state’s economy. South Australia has vast reserves […]

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Electricity Savings In Switch To Gas For New South Wales Households

Electricity Savings In Switch To Gas For New South Wales Households

02 June 2019

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Energy and Environment Matt Kean Energy Switch To Slash Gas Bills From Today Victor P Taffa More than 1.3 Million households across the State can now save potentially hundreds of dollars a year on gas bills thanks to an expansion of the New South […]

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New South Wales To Lead Water Agenda At Next Murray Darling Basin Meeting

New South Wales To Lead Water Agenda At Next Murray Darling Basin Meeting

27 May 2019

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro New South Wales Minister for Water Melinda Pavey New South Wales To Lead Transparent Water Agenda Victor P Taffa New South Wales Liberal & Nationals Government will table Basin communities’ resolutions at the next Murray Darling Basin Ministerial Council meeting, to ensure New South Wales communities are at […]

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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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