Jobs Filled Up 0.5 % June Quarter 2019

Jobs Filled Up 0.5 % June Quarter 2019

14 September 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Jobs Growth Continues In June Quarter 2019 Victor P Taffa Number of filled jobs in Australia grew by 0.5 % in the June quarter 2019, and 2.4 % over the year, according to new figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). This followed a smaller increase in the […]

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New South Wales Small Business Month October 2019

New South Wales Small Business Month October 2019

14 September 2019

New South Wales Minister for Finance and Small Business Damien Tudehope New South Wales Small Business Month Back For Third Year Victor P Taffa October is New South Wales Small Business Month a month-long festival providing opportunities for small business owners to strengthen their skills and network with others. Minister for Finance and Small Business […]

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Retail Trade Up 0.3 % For July 2019

Retail Trade Up 0.3 % For July 2019

05 September 2019

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Retail Trade Growth Highest In Nation Victor P Taffa Today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics retail trade data for July 2019 is great news for Tasmanian retailers who recorded the fastest growth in monthly trade in the nation. “Retail trade in July 2019 grew 0.3 % in trend terms, with retail trade […]

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First Time In 15 Years Tasmania Outstrips National Economic Growth Rate

First Time In 15 Years Tasmania Outstrips National Economic Growth Rate

05 September 2019

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Tasmania Outgrows Nation Victor P Taffa Australian Bureau Statistics State Final Demand data for the June 2019 quarter, released today, shows Tasmania’s economic growth has once again outperformed the nation and all other states, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. “Today’s results mark the first time in 15 years that Tasmania’s economic growth […]

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Retail Turnover Down 0.1 % July 2019

Retail Turnover Down 0.1 % July 2019

03 September 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Falls 0.1 % In July Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover fell 0.1 % in July 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a rise of 0.4 % in June 2019. “There were falls in 4 of the 6 […]

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Australia Records First Current Account Surplus Since June Quarter 1975

Australia Records First Current Account Surplus Since June Quarter 1975

03 September 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Australia Records First Current Account Surplus In 44 Years Victor P Taffa Australia has recorded a seasonally adjusted $5.9 Billion current account surplus for the June quarter 2019, according to latest information released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Largest quarterly goods and services surplus on record at $19.9 Billion […]

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South Australia Credit Rating Reaffirmed By Ratings Agencies

South Australia Credit Rating Reaffirmed By Ratings Agencies

31 August 2019

South Australia Treasurer Rob Lucas Global Ratings Agencies Affirm South Australia’s Stamp Of Approval Victor P Taffa Independent global ratings agencies, Moody’s and Fitch, have re-affirmed their confidence in South Australia’s economy. Moody’s and Fitch have applauded the Marshall Government’s ‘prudent fiscal discipline’ amid growing business confidence and burgeoning defence, space and tourism sectors. In […]

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Supermarket Expansion Approved By Minister

Supermarket Expansion Approved By Minister

29 August 2019

Victoria Minister for Economic Development Tim Pallas Supermarket Giant Expands Victorian Footprint Victor P Taffa Kaufland’s Victorian expansion is gathering steam, with the global supermarket chain receiving approval for a further two stores and proposing at least nine more, which if approved could deliver hundreds of extra jobs. Minister for Economic Development Tim Pallas today […]

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Marshall Govt Grants Exemption To Retail Hours During Royal Adelaide Show

Marshall Govt Grants Exemption To Retail Hours During Royal Adelaide Show

19 August 2019

South Australia Treasurer Rob Lucas Drakes Foodland Wayville Granted Exemption To Trade Longer During Royal Show Victor P Taffa A vocal critic of the Marshall Government’s push to reform shop trading laws has again applied for and been granted a Ministerial exemption to open one of its stores outside prescribed shop trading hours. This is […]

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New South Wales Unemployment Rate Stands At Only 4.4%

New South Wales Unemployment Rate Stands At Only 4.4%

17 August 2019

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet New South Wales Has Lowest Unemployment Rate Of Any State Victor P Taffa New South Wales remains the jobs capital of Australia with ABS figures released today showing we have the lowest unemployment rate of any state at just 4.4 %. New South Wales added 12,963 jobs in July […]

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13,000 Jobs Created Since Hodgman Govt Came To Office

13,000 Jobs Created Since Hodgman Govt Came To Office

15 August 2019

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Nation’s Strongest Growing Economy Delivering More Jobs Victor P Taffa Under the Hodgman Government, Tasmania has seen a dramatic turnaround in economic performance from just 5 years ago. Today’s Australian Bureau of Statistics’ labour force data for July 2019 shows 13,000 jobs have been created since we came to office, Treasurer […]

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Average Full-Time Earnings Up 3% On Last 12 Months

Average Full-Time Earnings Up 3% On Last 12 Months

15 August 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Growth In Average Wages Increases Victor P Taffa Average weekly ordinary time earnings for full-time adults in Australia in May 2019 was $1,634 (trend), according to new Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures released today. Average full-time earnings increased by $27 (1.7 %) over the previous 6 months and by $48 […]

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Unemployment Rate At 5.3% July 2019 Remains Unchanged On Last 12 Months

Unemployment Rate At 5.3% July 2019 Remains Unchanged On Last 12 Months

15 August 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Unemployment Rate At 5.3% Victor P Taffa Australia’s trend unemployment rate increased in July 2019 to 5.3 %, from 5.2 % in June, according to the latest information released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Australia’s trend unemployment rate increased to 5.3 % in July 2019, the same level […]

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Marshall Govt Announces Response To Final Report Into Government Procurement

Marshall Govt Announces Response To Final Report Into Government Procurement

09 August 2019

South Australia Treasurer Rob Lucas State Government Response To Government Procurement Productivity Inquiry Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has announced its formal response to the final report of the South Australia Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Government Procurement (Stage 1). This is the first conducted by the Commission since it was established in October. Treasurer Rob […]

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New South Wales Retail Sector Code Of Practice To Be Improved

New South Wales Retail Sector Code Of Practice To Be Improved

08 August 2019

New South Wales Minister for Small Business Damien Tudehope New Retail Code Of Practice With More Transparency And Fairness For Business Victor P Taffa New South Wales retail sector will enjoy greater transparency, certainty and fairness under a new code of practice for tenants and shopping centre landlords. In an Australian first, the Code of […]

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Darwin Familiarisation Program On From 8-11 August 2019

Darwin Familiarisation Program On From 8-11 August 2019

08 August 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Boosting Business Events And Creating Local Jobs Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government recognises the importance of the business events market to the Territory economy and continues to support the sector through our Turbocharging Tourism stimulus investment. From 8-11 August, the 2019 Meet Darwin familiarisation […]

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Retail Turnover 1.6 % Up On June 2018

Retail Turnover 1.6 % Up On June 2018

03 August 2019

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Retail Trade Reaches Record High Victor P Taffa Australian Bureau of Statistics’ retail trade data for June 2019 shows retail turnover in Tasmania just reached a record high of $549 Million for the month in trend terms. Latest figures are 1.6 % higher than a year ago, and Tasmanian retailers have […]

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Retail Turnover Up 0.4 % June 2019

Retail Turnover Up 0.4 % June 2019

02 August 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Rises 0.4 % In June Victor P Taffa Retail turnover rose 0.4 % in June 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a 0.1 % rise in May 2019. “There were rises in 5 of the 6 industries this […]

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CPI Up 0.6 % June Quarter 2019

CPI Up 0.6 % June Quarter 2019

02 August 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics CPI Rose 0.6 % In The June Quarter 2019 Victor P Taffa Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.6 % in the June quarter 2019, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures. This follows no movement (0.0 %) in the March quarter 2019. Most significant price rises in the […]

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Tasmania’s Economy Is Strong According To CommSec July 2019 Report

Tasmania’s Economy Is Strong According To CommSec July 2019 Report

29 July 2019

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein CommSec Report Confirms Tasmania’s Economy Is Strong Victor P Taffa July 2019 Commsec State of the States Report, confirms that the Tasmanian economy is one of the strongest performing in the nation, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. Treasurer Gutwein said that the Government’s long-term Plan is working. According to the report, Tasmania […]

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