Trend Unemployment Rate Remains At 5.5 % October 2017

Trend Unemployment Rate Remains At 5.5 % October 2017

16 November 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Unemployment Rate Remains At 5.5 % Victor P Taffa Monthly trend unemployment rate remained at 5.5 % in October 2017, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. This reflects the continued strength in employment growth in the Australian labour market. Monthly trend full-time employment increased […]

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Retail Turnover Unchanged In September 2017

Retail Turnover Unchanged In September 2017

07 November 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Relatively Unchanged In September Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover was relatively unchanged (0.0 %) in September 2017, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a fall of -0.5 % in August 2017. In seasonally adjusted terms, there were rises […]

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Western Australia’s AA+ Credit Rating Maintained By S&P

Western Australia’s AA+ Credit Rating Maintained By S&P

01 November 2017

Western Australia Treasurer Ben Wyatt S&P Global Ratings Maintain Western Australia’s Credit Rating Victor P Taffa Western Australia’s credit rating confirmed by S&P Global Ratings as AA+ (negative outlook) Report highlights the risk to the State’s finances of the Liberal Party’s decision to block key Budget repair measures Agency praises the State Government’s commitment to […]

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Sydney Gears Up For SIBOS 22-25 October 2018

Sydney Gears Up For SIBOS 22-25 October 2018

26 October 2017

New South Wales Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall New South Wales Looks To Huge Schedule Of Business Events Victor P Taffa Sydney is gearing up to host more than 40,000 conference delegates generating an estimated $146.2 Million for the State’s economy as today marks 1 year until the International Convention Centre Sydney […]

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CPI Up 0.6 % For September Quarter 2017

CPI Up 0.6 % For September Quarter 2017

25 October 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Inflation Rose 0.6 % In The September Quarter 2017 Victor P Taffa Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.6 % in the September quarter 2017, the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures reveal. This follows a rise of 0.2 % in the June quarter 2017. Most significant price rises this quarter […]

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Unemployment Rate Stands At 5.5 % September 2017

Unemployment Rate Stands At 5.5 % September 2017

20 October 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Unemployment Rate Lowest In 4 Years Victor P Taffa Monthly trend unemployment rate has decreased by 0.2 % over the past year to 5.5 % in September 2017, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). This is the lowest rate seen since March 2013 and reflects […]

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South Australia Unemployment Rate Up To 5.8 % September 2017

South Australia Unemployment Rate Up To 5.8 % September 2017

20 October 2017

South Australia Minister for Employment Kyam Maher South Australia’s Unemployment Rate Down 1% In A Year Victor P Taffa South Australia’s headline unemployment rate increased by 0.1 % to 5.8 % in September, down 1 % compared to the same time last year, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics Labour Force data. Headline […]

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Retail Turnover Down 0.6 % For August 2017

Retail Turnover Down 0.6 % For August 2017

05 October 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Falls 0.6 % In August Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover fell 0.6 % in August 2017, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a fall of 0.2 % in July 2017. In seasonally adjusted terms, there were falls in […]

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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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