Victoria’s Employment Rate Up By 9.4 % Since November 2014

Victoria’s Employment Rate Up By 9.4 % Since November 2014

14 September 2017

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas 272,000 New Jobs And Counting Victor P Taffa Since November 2014, Victoria’s employment has increased by 272,600 people or 9.4 %, the highest growth in Australia in both percentage and absolute terms. Of these jobs, 178,000 are full time. “More jobs for Victorians mean more money in people’s pockets and less […]

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Tasmania Employment Growth Rate Over Last 12 Months Surging At 4%

Tasmania Employment Growth Rate Over Last 12 Months Surging At 4%

14 September 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Full-Time Employment Growth Continues Victor P Taffa Monthly trend full-time employment increased for the 11th straight month in August 2017, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. Full-time employment grew by a further 22,000 persons in August, while part-time employment increased by 6,000 persons, underpinning […]

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Economy Expands 0.8 % For June Quarter 2017

Economy Expands 0.8 % For June Quarter 2017

09 September 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Economy Grows 0.8 % In June Quarter Victor P Taffa Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows the Australian economy grew by 0.8 % in seasonally adjusted chain volume terms during the June quarter. Domestic spending increased 1.0 % for the quarter, driven by a 0.7 % growth in […]

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Retail Turnover Flat For July 2017

Retail Turnover Flat For July 2017

09 September 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Relatively Unchanged In July Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover was a relatively unchanged 0.0 % in July 2017, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a rise of 0.2 % in June 2017. In seasonally adjusted terms, there were […]

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Victoria Goods And Services Exports Up More Than 10 % Year To June 2017

Victoria Goods And Services Exports Up More Than 10 % Year To June 2017

05 September 2017

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas Victoria’s $46 Billion Export Surge Leads The Nation Victor P Taffa Victorian goods and services exports grew more than 10 % over the year to June the strongest growth in the nation and the highest in Victoria in 5 years. “Victoria’s booming economy is generating an extraordinary volume of goods and […]

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Current Account Deficit Up $4,808 Million June Quarter 2017

Current Account Deficit Up $4,808 Million June Quarter 2017

05 September 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Current Account Deficit Increases To $9.6 Billion Victor P Taffa Lower export commodity prices contributed to the widening of the current account deficit in the June quarter 2017, according to latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Seasonally adjusted current account deficit rose $4,808 Million to $9,562 Million in […]

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Second Round Accelerate Small Business Grant Applications Now Open

Second Round Accelerate Small Business Grant Applications Now Open

30 August 2017

Queensland Minister for Small Business Leeanne Enoch Palaszczuk Government Accelerate Grants Drive Small Business Growth Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is building on its commitment to economic growth and job creation by opening applications for the second round of its $3 Million Accelerate Small Business Grants. Small Business Minister Leeanne Enoch said today (Wednesday) the […]

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Dwelling Approvals Up 0.7 % For July 2017

Dwelling Approvals Up 0.7 % For July 2017

30 August 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Dwelling Approvals Rise 0.7 % In July Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved rose 0.7 % in July 2017, in trend terms, and has risen for 3 months, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. Dwelling approvals increased in July for Australian Capital Territory […]

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Monthly Trend Full-Time Employment Up For 10th Straight Month In July 2017

Monthly Trend Full-Time Employment Up For 10th Straight Month In July 2017

21 August 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Full-Time Employment Growth Continues Victor P Taffa Monthly trend full-time employment increased for the 10th straight month in July 2017, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. Full-time employment grew by a further 29,000 persons, while part-time employment decreased by 3,000 persons, underpinning a total […]

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New Zealand Urged To Preference Queensland Over Canberra

New Zealand Urged To Preference Queensland Over Canberra

09 August 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk New Zealand Trade Minister Urged To Bypass Canberra For Buy Queensland Briefing Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk urges New Zealand Trade Minister to visit Brisbane to receive a briefing on her Government’s new procurement policy, Buy Queensland. Premier Palaszczuk said New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay should stop muscling up […]

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Queensland Gross State Product Up 1.2% For March Quarter 2017

Queensland Gross State Product Up 1.2% For March Quarter 2017

09 August 2017

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt Queensland State Accounts Confirm Strong And Growing State Economy Victor P Taffa Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, Curtis Pitt, says the latest Queensland State Accounts are good news for Queensland and show the best quarterly economic growth result in 5 years. Treasurer Pitt said the figures confirmed the continuing […]

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Retail Turnover Up 0.3 % In June 2017

Retail Turnover Up 0.3 % In June 2017

04 August 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Rises 0.3 % In June Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover rose 0.3 % in June 2017 in seasonally adjusted terms, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures, following a rise of 0.6 % in May 2017. In seasonally adjusted terms there were rises […]

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Peel Street To Be Permanently Closed For Vehicle Traffic From 1 August 2017

Peel Street To Be Permanently Closed For Vehicle Traffic From 1 August 2017

29 July 2017

South Australia Minister for City of Adelaide John Rau Peel Street Permanently Closed To Vehicles Victor P Taffa Following consultation with local traders Peel Street will be permanently closed to vehicle traffic from 1 August. “State Government and City of Adelaide have been working to achieve a permanent road closure to vehicle traffic in Peel […]

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Tasmania Ranked In 4th Spot For Latest Commsec Report

Tasmania Ranked In 4th Spot For Latest Commsec Report

24 July 2017

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein CommSec Confirms Strong Employment And Population Growth Victor P Taffa Tasmania has cemented itself into 4th spot nationally in CommSec’s latest State of the States report, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. “This is further proof that the Hodgman Government’s long-term Plan is working. Since we were elected, 10,500 jobs have been created […]

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New South Wales Ranked In 1st Spot For Latest Commsec Report

New South Wales Ranked In 1st Spot For Latest Commsec Report

24 July 2017

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet COMMSEC State Of The States: NSW Economy Continues To Set The Pace Victor P Taffa New South Wales (NSW) is once again the first ranked state in CommSec’s latest State of the States report, retaining its position as the best-performing economy in the nation for the 12th consecutive quarter. […]

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New South Wales Leads Population Stakes

New South Wales Leads Population Stakes

12 July 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Census Data Takes A Different Look At New South Wales v Queensland Rivalry Victor P Taffa With Queensland and New South Wales home to 52.1 % of Australia’s total population according to the 2016 Census of Population and Housing (Census), it’s no surprise the State of Origin always draws huge interest. […]

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Queensland Merchandise Exports Up 32.2% In 12 Months To May 2017

Queensland Merchandise Exports Up 32.2% In 12 Months To May 2017

10 July 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt Queensland’s Exports Hit New Highs Despite TC Debbie Impacts Victor P Taffa Queensland’s exports defied the damage of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie to reach a new 12-month high. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the value of Queensland merchandise exports surged 32.2% or an increase $15.5 Billion in the […]

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Dwelling Approvals Down 1.9 % For May 2017

Dwelling Approvals Down 1.9 % For May 2017

04 July 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Fall 1.9 % In May 2017 Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved fell 1.9 % in May 2017, in trend terms, and has fallen for 3 months, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Dwelling approvals continue to weaken in trend terms, falling […]

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Retail Turnover Up 0.6 % For May 2017

Retail Turnover Up 0.6 % For May 2017

04 July 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Rises 0.6 % In May 2017 Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover rose 0.6 % in May 2017, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a rise of 1.0 % in April 2017. Seasonally adjusted terms, there were rises in […]

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Raft Of Small Business Changes Takes Effect From 1 July 2017

Raft Of Small Business Changes Takes Effect From 1 July 2017

01 July 2017

New South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro Small Business Changes From 1 July Victor P Taffa New South Wales (NSW) small business will benefit from a range of legislative changes that will come into effect today, Saturday 1 July. Deputy Premier and Minister for Small Business John Barilaro said the NSW Liberal and Nationals Government […]

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