Tasmania Running Second On The Economic Premiership Table

Tasmania Running Second On The Economic Premiership Table

21 February 2017

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Report Card Ranks Tasmania’s Finances Second Best In The Country Victor P Taffa A report card released today by the Centre for Independent Studies (CIS) shows that under the Hodgman Government Tasmania’s finances are strong and ranked as the second best in the country, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. “CIS Report Card […]

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Retail Turnover Down 0.1 % December 2016

Retail Turnover Down 0.1 % December 2016

13 February 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Falls 0.1 % In December 2016 Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover fell 0.1 % in December 2016, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a rise of 0.1 % in November 2016. In seasonally adjusted terms, there were falls […]

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Chief Minister Gunner Convenes Economic Summits Across The Territory March 2017

Chief Minister Gunner Convenes Economic Summits Across The Territory March 2017

10 February 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Long-Term Plans For Territory’s Economic Future Victor P Taffa Territorians are invited to have their say about the Northern Territory’s economic future through a series of economic summits being held across the Northern Territory (NT). Chief Minister Michael Gunner said the summits were part of the process to develop […]

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Economics Report Indicates Queensland’s Strong Investment In Projects

Economics Report Indicates Queensland’s Strong Investment In Projects

06 February 2017

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt Queensland’s Project Pipeline Continues To Lead Southern States Victor P Taffa Latest Deloitte Access Economics Investment Monitor shows the pipeline of major projects in Queensland still leading New South Wales and Victoria. Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the latest Investment Monitor showed $152.2 Billion worth of known investment projects in Queensland in […]

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Property Council Report Shows Good Signs For Tasmania

Property Council Report Shows Good Signs For Tasmania

04 February 2017

Tasmania Minister for State Growth Matthew Groom Property Council Report Shows Welcome Signs For Tasmania Victor P Taffa Minister for State Growth Matthew Groom said that the Property Council’s Office Market Report shows more positive signs for the Tasmanian economy. “Despite the fact that more and more office space is coming online, demand continues to […]

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First Home Owner’s Grant 2017 Surpasses 2016 Total In 7 Months

First Home Owner’s Grant 2017 Surpasses 2016 Total In 7 Months

04 February 2017

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt Boosted First Home Owners Grant Going Gangbusters Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government’s $20,000 Queensland First Home Owner’s Grant has provided $46.8 Million to help 2,340 people purchase a new house, unit or apartment in just the 7 months since the boosted scheme’s launch on 1 July 2016. Treasurer Pitt said this had […]

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Dwelling Approvals Down 2.5 % December 2016

Dwelling Approvals Down 2.5 % December 2016

03 February 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Fall In December Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved fell 2.5 % in December 2016, in trend terms, and has fallen for seven consecutive months, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. December dwelling approvals decreased in trend terms, in New […]

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Trade Mission Looks To Increase Export Value Into Japan Korea And China

Trade Mission Looks To Increase Export Value Into Japan Korea And China

29 January 2017

Tasmania Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff Selling Tasmanian Quality To Japan, Korea And China Victor P Taffa Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff said a trade mission to East Asia next month will focus on promoting Tasmanian excellence in agriculture, education, premium food, beverages and logistics. “The Tasmanian trade delegation involves representatives from key Tasmanian industries and is […]

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Queensland’s Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate Up 0.2% December 2016

Queensland’s Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate Up 0.2% December 2016

20 January 2017

Acting Queensland Treasurer Bill Byrne Trend Jobless Rate Stays Steady At 6% In Queensland Victor P Taffa Acting Treasurer Bill Byrne says it’s reassuring to see Queensland’s trend unemployment rate steady at 6 %. “This is a good outcome in the current economic climate with 28,400 jobs created in Queensland since the election.” Acting Treasurer […]

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Tasmania Unemployment Down To 6.4% December 2016

Tasmania Unemployment Down To 6.4% December 2016

20 January 2017

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Unemployment Falls To 6.4% Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s unemployment rate has fallen to 6.4 %, with 225 new jobs created last month, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) figures released today show since the March 2014 election, over 3,300 new jobs have been created in Tasmania. Despite this […]

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Queensland Retail Turnover Up 4.3% 12 Months To November 2016

Queensland Retail Turnover Up 4.3% 12 Months To November 2016

10 January 2017

Queensland Acting Treasurer Bill Byrne Queensland Retail Trade Turnover Growth Leads The Nation Victor P Taffa Queensland retailers entered the busy Christmas trading period on a high with latest figures showing a 4.3% trend increase over the year to November. Acting Treasurer Bill Byrne said Queensland’s nominal retail turnover surpassed an impressive $61 Billion for […]

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Retail Turnover Up 0.2 % For November 2016

Retail Turnover Up 0.2 % For November 2016

10 January 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Rises 0.2 % In November 2016 Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover rose 0.2 % in November 2016, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a rise of 0.5 % in October 2016. In seasonally adjusted terms, there were rises […]

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Minister Announces Latest Round Of Small Business Development Fund Grants

Minister Announces Latest Round Of Small Business Development Fund Grants

29 December 2016

South Australia Minister for Small Business Martin Hamilton-Smith Small Business Grants To Create Jobs In Northern Adelaide Victor P Taffa A new rural activity program for people with intellectual disabilities, a French café and a trucking firm are among 20 northern Adelaide businesses to share in almost $1 Million worth of State Government job creation […]

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Changes To Keystart’s Lending Criteria Gives First Home Owners A Fair Go

Changes To Keystart’s Lending Criteria Gives First Home Owners A Fair Go

27 December 2016

Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett Western Australia Treasurer Mike Nahan Western Australia Minister for Housing Brendon Grylls Changes To Help Hundreds Of WA Homebuyers Victor P Taffa Keystart income limits increased by up to $20,000 More singles, couples and families now able to buy their own home Changes expected to jumpstart Perth’s housing construction market […]

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Increased First Homebuyer Grant To Have Flow-on Effects For Builders And Tradies

Increased First Homebuyer Grant To Have Flow-on Effects For Builders And Tradies

27 December 2016

Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett Western Australia Treasurer Mike Nahan Western Australia Minister for Finance and Small Business Sean L’Estrange First Homebuyer Boost With Increased Grant Victor P Taffa First home owners to receive $15,000 from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 An extra 650 first homebuyers expected to buy their first home About […]

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Tasmania Pleased With MYEFO Report

Tasmania Pleased With MYEFO Report

19 December 2016

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein MYEFO – Steady As It Goes For Tasmania Victor P Taffa Treasurer Peter Gutwein said that the Federal Government’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) present a steady-as-it-goes approach to Tasmania, upon preliminary analysis. “Pleasingly it confirms that the 2016 Federal election commitments are all funded including the UTAS redevelopment in […]

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Health Department To Be Consolidated Into New Darwin CBD Office Space

Health Department To Be Consolidated Into New Darwin CBD Office Space

19 December 2016

Northern Territory Minister for Corporate and Information Services Lauren Moss Revitalising The Darwin CBD – A New Plan For Housing Health Victor P Taffa Gunner Territory Government has today announced that it will undertake a new public tender process for the lease of 10,000 sqm of office accommodation for the Department of Health in the […]

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Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate Stands At 5.7 % November 2016

Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate Stands At 5.7 % November 2016

16 December 2016

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Full-Time Employment Remains Steady Victor P Taffa Monthly trend full-time employment was largely unchanged in Australia in November 2016, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. Total trend employment increased by 3,100 persons to 11,949,300 persons in November 2016, reflecting an increase in part-time employment of […]

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Queensland Budget 2016-17 Revised For $2 Billion Surplus

Queensland Budget 2016-17 Revised For $2 Billion Surplus

13 December 2016

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt Revised $2 Billion Surplus For 2016-17 – Largest In A Decade Victor P Taffa Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the expected surplus for the 2016-17 State Budget has been revised upwards to more than $2 Billion up from the $867 Million estimated in June at the time of this year’s State Budget. […]

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South Australia’s Overseas Goods Exports Total $10.8 Billion Year To October 2016

South Australia’s Overseas Goods Exports Total $10.8 Billion Year To October 2016

09 December 2016

South Australia Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith South Australia’s October Overseas Goods Exports Victor P Taffa South Australia’s overseas goods exports totalled $10.8 Billion in the year to October 2016, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. This was down 7.7 % compared with the year to October 2015. […]

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