8,600 Delegates Head To Tasmania For Business Events And Conferences

8,600 Delegates Head To Tasmania For Business Events And Conferences

22 July 2019

Tasmania Acting Treasurer Elise Archer Tasmania The Destination For Business Events And Conferences Victor P Taffa Business events continue to play a major role in Tasmania’s strong visitor economy, creating jobs and opportunities across the state. More than 36,000 delegates attended business events and conferences in Tasmania last year, injecting almost $150 Million into the […]

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Unemployment Rate Remains Steady At 5.2 % In June 2019

Unemployment Rate Remains Steady At 5.2 % In June 2019

18 July 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Nearly 2 Out Of 3 People Are Participating In The Labour Market Victor P Taffa Australia’s trend participation rate increased to 66.0 % in June 2019 according to the latest information released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Australia’s participation rate was at 66 % in June 2019, which means […]

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Moody’s Confirm Tasmania’s Credit Rating At Aa2

Moody’s Confirm Tasmania’s Credit Rating At Aa2

16 July 2019

Tasmania Acting Treasurer Elise Archer Moody’s Confirms Growth And Stability In Tasmanian Economy Victor P Taffa Today’s Moody’s Investor Service Credit Opinion of Tasmanian State Government finances shows that our long-term credit rating remains stable at Aa2, Acting Treasurer Elise Archer said. Moody’s notes that despite softer economic conditions throughout the nation, the Tasmanian economy […]

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Second Payroll Tax Cut In 12 Months For Nearly 40,000 New South Wales Businesses

Second Payroll Tax Cut In 12 Months For Nearly 40,000 New South Wales Businesses

16 July 2019

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet New South Wales Minister for Small Business Damien Tudehope 2019 Boost To Business From New Payroll Tax Cut Victor P Taffa Nearly 40,000 small businesses in New South Wales are now up to $8,175 better off per year following a second cut to payroll tax in 12 months. Payroll […]

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Statehood Is Best Form Of Investment For The Northern Territory

Statehood Is Best Form Of Investment For The Northern Territory

13 July 2019

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Investing in Territory Infrastructure To Lead Talks With Federal Treasurer Victor P Taffa Treasurer Nicole Manison will today travel to Melbourne to meet with Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenburg, their first meeting since the Federal election earlier this year. “Federal Government must invest in the Territory particularly into projects that will […]

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Northern Territory Chief Minister To Sign Agreement With Timor Leste

Northern Territory Chief Minister To Sign Agreement With Timor Leste

09 July 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Chief Minister Leads Delegation To Timor-Leste Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government will be travelling to Timor-Leste today to attend the Bi-Lateral meeting where a new 3-year Strategic Partnership Agreement will be signed. Agreement recognises and reinforces the strong relationship that exists between the Northern Territory and Timor-Leste. Focusing […]

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Retail Turnover Up 0.1 % In May 2019

Retail Turnover Up 0.1 % In May 2019

04 July 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Rose 0.1 % In May Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover rose 0.1 % in May 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a fall of 0.1 % in April 2019. According to ABS Director of Quarterly Economy Wide […]

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Job Vacancies Up 0.3 % In May 2019

Job Vacancies Up 0.3 % In May 2019

04 July 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Further Slowing Of Job Vacancies In May Victor P Taffa Number of job vacancies in Australia increased by 0.3 % over the May 2019 quarter, according to new trend figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Bruce Hockman, Chief Economist at the ABS, said that growth in vacancies was noticeably weaker […]

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Northern Territory Govt To Pay Businesses In 14 Business Days Instead Of 21

Northern Territory Govt To Pay Businesses In 14 Business Days Instead Of 21

02 July 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Northern Territory Govt Slashes Payment Terms Of Its Invoices Under $1 Million Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is continuing to support small businesses, and from today slashing the payment terms of its invoices under $1 million. This means businesses will now be paid in 14 business days not […]

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Chris Barrett Appointed Chief Executive Officer Of Invest Victoria

Chris Barrett Appointed Chief Executive Officer Of Invest Victoria

28 June 2019

Victoria Minister for Economic Development Tim Pallas New CEO To Help Drive Investment In Victoria Victor P Taffa Former Australian ambassador to the OECD Chris Barrett has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Invest Victoria. “I’m delighted to announce that Chris Barrett will head up Victoria’s new investment attraction agency, Invest Victoria.” Minister for Economic […]

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EOI On Business Mission And Activity Calendar For South Australia Released

EOI On Business Mission And Activity Calendar For South Australia Released

23 June 2019

South Australia Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment David Ridgway EOI Open For New South Australian Business Mission And Activity Calendar Victor P Taffa Expressions of interest are now open to South Australian companies looking to build their exports overseas with the release of a new business mission and activity calendar to showcase South Australia […]

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Australia’s Population Up 1.6 % During 2018

Australia’s Population Up 1.6 % During 2018

21 June 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Australia’s Population Grows By 1.6 % Victor P Taffa Australia’s population grew by 1.6 % during 2018, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Steady growth over recent quarters has resulted in a population of 25.2 million people at 31 December 2018.” ABS Demography Director […]

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Northern Territory Politicians And Public Sector Executives To Have Pay Frozen

Northern Territory Politicians And Public Sector Executives To Have Pay Frozen

11 June 2019

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Pay Freeze Implemented Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Politicians and Public Sector Executives have now received formal notification of their immediate 3-year pay freeze. Pay freeze will save $25 Million over 3 years. It’s one of more than 70 measures being implemented by the Territory Government as part of April’s […]

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Andrews Govt To Establish Victorian Business Growth Fund

Andrews Govt To Establish Victorian Business Growth Fund

07 June 2019

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas New Business Growth Fund To Create Jobs Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will establish a $250 Million Victorian Business Growth Fund for small and medium enterprises to help them access capital and create jobs to grow the Victorian economy. Treasurer Tim Pallas today announced a $50 Million contribution towards the Fund, […]

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Size Of Economy Up 0.4 % In March Quarter 2019

Size Of Economy Up 0.4 % In March Quarter 2019

06 June 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Economy Grew 0.4 % In March Quarter Victor P Taffa Australian economy grew 0.4 % in seasonally adjusted chain volume terms in the March quarter 2019, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Economy continues to grow as we head towards 28 years of sustained growth.” Chief […]

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Retail Turnover Down 0.1 % In April 2019

Retail Turnover Down 0.1 % In April 2019

04 June 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Fell 0.1 % In April Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover fell 0.1 % in April 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a rise of 0.3 % in March 2019. “There were mixed results across industries.” ABS Director […]

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Current Account Deficit Down To $2.9 Billion In March Quarter 2019

Current Account Deficit Down To $2.9 Billion In March Quarter 2019

04 June 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Current Account Deficit Decreases To $2.9 Billion Victor P Taffa Largest goods and services surplus on record at $13.6 Billion, helped decrease Australia’s current account deficit in seasonally adjusted terms by $3.4 Billion to $2.9 Billion in the March quarter 2019, according to latest information released by the Australian Bureau of […]

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South Australian Private New Capital Expenditure Up 37 % Year To March 2019

South Australian Private New Capital Expenditure Up 37 % Year To March 2019

01 June 2019

South Australia Treasurer Rob Lucas Private New Capital Expenditure Up 37 % In Past Year Under Marshall Government Victor P Taffa Investors are returning to South Australia with enormous confidence, with latest ABS figures showing a 37% rise in private new capital expenditure in the past year under the Marshall Government. 37 % jump in […]

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Latest Round Recipients Of Queensland Govt’s Business Growth Fund Announced

Latest Round Recipients Of Queensland Govt’s Business Growth Fund Announced

28 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Training and Skills Development Shannon Fentiman Business Growth Fund Supports 3D Printing And More Victor P Taffa A 3D printing company in Cairns is one of 19 successful businesses to share in over $850,000 under the latest round of the Queensland Government’s Business Growth Fund. Minister for Training and Skills Development Shannon […]

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Victoria’s Payroll Tax-Free Threshold Increased To $700,000 By 2022-23

Victoria’s Payroll Tax-Free Threshold Increased To $700,000 By 2022-23

28 May 2019

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas AAA Rating Backs Labor Government’s Budget Victor P Taffa Andrews Government’s record of sound economic management has again been recognised by the leading international credit agencies Moody’s and Standard and Poor, with Victoria retaining its triple-A rating. “We’re maintaining Victoria’s triple-A rating as we get on with delivering the major projects […]

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