Retail Turnover Down 0.1 % March 2017

Retail Turnover Down 0.1 % March 2017

14 May 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Falls 0.1 % In March Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover fell 0.1 % in March 2017, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a fall of 0.2 % in February 2017. In seasonally adjusted terms, there were falls in […]

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Northern Territory Statehood Provides Greater Opportunities For Financial Autonomy

Northern Territory Statehood Provides Greater Opportunities For Financial Autonomy

11 May 2017

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison $2 Billion GST Cut And The CLP Doesn’t Care Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison has called on the Prime Minister and the Federal Treasurer to visit The Northern Territory as soon as possible to see first-hand how important it is to support the Territory. Treasurer Manison said […]

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Palaszczuk Govt Implements Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 2016-20

Palaszczuk Govt Implements Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 2016-20

09 May 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Small Business Leeanne Enoch Queensland Parliament To Host Small Business Week Reception Victor P Taffa Queensland small businesses are spoilt for choice this year, with more than 100 events, workshops, webinars and seminars on offer during Queensland Small Business Week, starting Monday. At a reception at Parliament on […]

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CPI Up 0.5 % March Quarter 2017

CPI Up 0.5 % March Quarter 2017

26 April 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Inflation Rises 0.5 % In The March Quarter 2017 Victor P Taffa Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.5 % in the March quarter 2017, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures. This follows a rise of 0.5 % in the December quarter 2016. Most significant price rises this […]

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Western Australia’s Indonesian Trade Office Celebrates 25 Years

Western Australia’s Indonesian Trade Office Celebrates 25 Years

23 April 2017

Western Australia Minister for Asian Engagement Bill Johnston 25-Year Milestone For Western Australia’s Indonesian Trade Office Victor P Taffa Western Australian Trade and Investment office in Indonesia celebrates 25th anniversary Trade office focused on opportunities in agriculture, tourism, education, oil and gas  Western Australia is celebrating a quarter of a century of trade ties with […]

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Bank Negara Indonesia Sets Up Shop And HQ In Melbourne

Bank Negara Indonesia Sets Up Shop And HQ In Melbourne

21 April 2017

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas Indonesian Bank Chooses Melbourne For Its Australian HQ Victor P Taffa In a win for Victoria, Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) has chosen Melbourne as the home for its Australian headquarters, joining the growing list of international companies establishing head offices in Victoria. “Decision to open BNI’s Australian headquarters in Melbourne is […]

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Western Australia To Borrow More Than $10 Billion In 2017-18

Western Australia To Borrow More Than $10 Billion In 2017-18

21 April 2017

Western Australia Treasurer Ben Wyatt Investor Briefings To Support Borrowing Program Victor P Taffa Briefings between the State and numerous investors commence April 24 The offshore market has become increasingly important for the State’s borrowings Treasurer Ben Wyatt will visit Sydney and north Asia next week to meet a number of potential and current investors […]

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DAE Forecasts Victoria’s Economy With Greater Than Anticipated Growth In 2017-18

DAE Forecasts Victoria’s Economy With Greater Than Anticipated Growth In 2017-18

18 April 2017

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas Victoria’s Economy Strong As More Jobs Created Than Rest Of The Country Victor P Taffa Victoria’s economy continues to go from strength to strength, with more jobs created in our state than the rest of the country combined, according to a new report by Deloitte Access Economics (DAE). “This is yet […]

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Treasurer Announces Additional $20 Million For Immediate Works Stimulus Package

Treasurer Announces Additional $20 Million For Immediate Works Stimulus Package

06 April 2017

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison $20 Million Boost To Create Jobs: Budget 2017 Victor P Taffa An extra $20 Million will be pumped into the popular Immediate Works Stimulus Package to keep money flowing in the community and continue creating jobs for local businesses and tradies. Treasurer Nicole Manison said Budget 2017 is about creating […]

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Northern Economic Stimulus Projects Underway

Northern Economic Stimulus Projects Underway

01 April 2017

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Northern Economic Stimulus Plan Working Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government’s Northern Economic Stimulus Plan is working to stimulate economic growth, and create new jobs. So far, 11 councils have applied for loans as part of the Northern Economic Stimulus, with nearly $50 Million worth of projects nominated, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. […]

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Renewal Is Focus For Economic Recovery Group After Cyclone Debbie

Renewal Is Focus For Economic Recovery Group After Cyclone Debbie

31 March 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for State Development Anthony Lynham Economic Recovery After Debbie Swings Into Action Victor P Taffa Key government agencies, peak business and industry groups have come together to discuss the economic recovery following ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the economic recovery group of state and local government, and peak […]

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Treasurer Announces 8 Stimulus Package Projects At Flinders Island

Treasurer Announces 8 Stimulus Package Projects At Flinders Island

27 March 2017

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Stimulus Package For Flinders Island Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is rolling out a $100 Million stimulus package across the North and North West of the State to boost the Northern Tasmanian economy and support local jobs. Today, the Hodgman Government unveiled the latest projects to be funded under the stimulus […]

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Brendan Worrall Appointed As Queensland Auditor-General

Brendan Worrall Appointed As Queensland Auditor-General

25 March 2017

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk New Queensland Auditor-General Appointed Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced that Mr. Brendan Worrall has been appointed as the Queensland Auditor-General, following a national search and merit-based recruitment process. “This is a key role that requires strategic leadership, strong stakeholder capabilities and credentials in financial accountability, audit and risk.” […]

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Queensland Welcomes GST Increase

Queensland Welcomes GST Increase

25 March 2017

Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt Rise In GST Share For Queensland Victor P Taffa Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, Curtis Pitt, have welcomed an increase in Queensland’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) funding share This follows the release of the Commonwealth Grants Commission’s 2017 Update Report at a meeting of federal, state, and territory […]

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Chief Minister Visits Recipient Of Immediate Work Grants Package

Chief Minister Visits Recipient Of Immediate Work Grants Package

25 March 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner $9 Million And More Jobs Generated By Government Package Victor P Taffa Almost $9 Million has been injected into the local economy through the Territory Government’s Immediate Work Grants, introduced last year to get money flowing quickly into the economy and to support local jobs. Chief Minister Michael Gunner […]

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Northern Territory Hit Hard By GST Cuts

Northern Territory Hit Hard By GST Cuts

25 March 2017

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Territory Hit With $2 Billion GST Cut Victor P Taffa Northern Territory has been hit with $2 Billion revenue cut following the release of Goods and Services Tax (GST) updates at the Council on Federal Financial Relations (CFFR) in Canberra today. Treasurer Nicole Manison said it is difficult to overstate […]

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Australia’s Net Overseas Migration Up 9% September 2016

Australia’s Net Overseas Migration Up 9% September 2016

23 March 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Stronger Growth In Net Overseas Migration Victor P Taffa Australia is experiencing its fastest growth in Net Overseas Migration (NOM) in four years, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS Demography Director Beidar Cho said that in the year ending 30 September 2016, NOM […]

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Gunner Govt Releases Draft Economic Development Framework

Gunner Govt Releases Draft Economic Development Framework

22 March 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Our Economic Future: More Jobs and Better Lifestyle Victor P Taffa Gunner Territory Government today released its Draft Economic Development Framework in the lead-up to the final Darwin and Alice Springs Economic Summits, setting out actions that will help create more jobs and make the Territory a better place […]

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Tasmania Unemployment Rate Down To 5.8 % February 2017

Tasmania Unemployment Rate Down To 5.8 % February 2017

18 March 2017

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Unemployment Rate Falls Again, Now Equal With National Average Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s unemployment rate has fallen again to 5.8 %, equal with the national average. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures released today show that we have delivered on our pre-election commitment to match the national unemployment rate, Treasurer Peter […]

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South Australia Unemployment Rate Up To 6.6% February 2017

South Australia Unemployment Rate Up To 6.6% February 2017

16 March 2017

South Australia Minister for Employment Kyam Maher South Australia’s Unemployment Rate At 6.6% Victor P Taffa South Australia’s headline unemployment rate was up 0.2 to 6.6 % in February, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics Labour Force data. “South Australia has now experienced 18 consecutive months of employment growth, with a record 821,500 […]

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