South Australia Unemployment Rate Down To 5.4 % For October 2018

South Australia Unemployment Rate Down To 5.4 % For October 2018

16 November 2018

South Australia Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni More South Australia Jobs In October ABS Figures Victor P Taffa State Government is encouraged by the latest ABS jobs figures indicating a decline in South Australia’s unemployment rate in October. ABS Labour Force stats released today show improvement in South Australia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate […]

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Unemployment Rate Down To 5.1 % October 2018

Unemployment Rate Down To 5.1 % October 2018

15 November 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.1 % Victor P Taffa Trend unemployment rate fell from 5.2 % to 5.1 % in the month of October 2018, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Today’s fall in trend unemployment to 5.1 % marks the lowest unemployment […]

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New South Wales Experiences Highest Wages Growth In 4 Years

New South Wales Experiences Highest Wages Growth In 4 Years

15 November 2018

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet New South Wales Wages Growth Highest In 4 Years Victor P Taffa New South Wales has experienced its biggest lift in annual wages growth in 4 years according to the latest data from the ABS released today. New South Wales Wage Price Index  (WPI) rose 1.2 % in the […]

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2021 Census To Include 8 New Topics

2021 Census To Include 8 New Topics

14 November 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics ABS Tests Topics For 2021 Census To Reflect Changing Nation Victor P Taffa Thanks to feedback from many individuals and organisations in the community, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has identified new and existing topics for further testing and potential inclusion in the 2021 Census of Population and Housing. 8 […]

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Wages Up 0.6% In September Quarter 2018

Wages Up 0.6% In September Quarter 2018

14 November 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Wages Rise 0.6% In The September Quarter 2018 Victor P Taffa Seasonally adjusted Wage Price Index (WPI) rose 0.6 % in September quarter 2018 and 2.3 % through the year, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS Chief Economist Bruce Hockman said seasonally adjusted, private […]

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Within System Gives Western Australia Fairer GST Payments

Within System Gives Western Australia Fairer GST Payments

14 November 2018

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Treasurer Ben Wyatt State Debt Targeted Following Successful GST Campaign Victor P Taffa GST reform package successfully passes through the Senate Western Australia’s GST ‘top-up’ payments will solely be used to reduce Western Australia’s debt burden An estimated $1.7 Billion in ‘top-up’ payments between 2019-20 and 2021-22 to […]

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Home Builders Purchase Program Submissions Open Until 12 December 2018

Home Builders Purchase Program Submissions Open Until 12 December 2018

13 November 2018

Tasmania Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch Home Builders Purchase Program Opens Up Opportunities To Small Businesses Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government is seeking to purchase new completed units from small to medium builders and developers around the State, Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch said. Tenders have been called for newly completed units as part of […]

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Andrews Govt Unfunded Election Promises

Andrews Govt Unfunded Election Promises

13 November 2018

Victoria Shadow Treasurer Michael O’Brien Enough Is Enough Time For The Treasurer To Come Out Of Hiding Victor P Taffa With record numbers of Victorians voting early, it is high time Premier Daniel Andrews and Treasurer Tim Pallas come clean on their plans for new taxes to pay for their $56 Billion in unfunded infrastructure […]

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Labor’s New $3,000 Apartment Tax Is Andrews Govt Christmas Gift For All Victorians

Labor’s New $3,000 Apartment Tax Is Andrews Govt Christmas Gift For All Victorians

08 November 2018

Victoria Shadow Minister for Planning David Davis Richard Wynne Bells The Cat On Labor’s New $3,000 Apartment Tax Victor P Taffa Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has today let slip Labor’s tax plans to pay for their $56 Billion in unfunded infrastructure promises. “He was asked 4 times by Jon Faine to rule out a […]

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Re-Elected Andrews Govt Promises $3,000 Tax On Every New Apartment

Re-Elected Andrews Govt Promises $3,000 Tax On Every New Apartment

08 November 2018

Victoria Shadow Treasurer Michael O’Brien Daniel Andrews’ Latest New Tax Is $3,000 On Every New Apartment Victor P Taffa Labor government documents reveal Premier Daniel Andrews’ latest tax hit is a $3,000 ‘Apartment Tax’ on Victorians buying new apartments in order to pay for his unfunded $56 Billion infrastructure promises. Premier Daniel Andrews’ plan for […]

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Stamp Duty Brackets Reform Affect Transactions Made On Or After 1 July 2019

Stamp Duty Brackets Reform Affect Transactions Made On Or After 1 July 2019

08 November 2018

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet Stamp Duty Reform First In A Generation Victor P Taffa New South Wales will be the first state or territory in Australia to index Stamp Duty brackets to CPI guaranteeing everyone in the housing market a fairer deal on future property transactions. New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet said […]

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Public Sector Employment Up By 1.5% Between 2017 And 2018

Public Sector Employment Up By 1.5% Between 2017 And 2018

08 November 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Mild Wage Growth In Public Sector Victor P Taffa Public sector saw mild growth in both wages and the number of employees in 2017-18, according to new data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. Bruce Hockman, Chief Economist at the ABS, said that across the 3 levels of […]

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Businesses To Benefit With New Incentive Scheme When Hiring Apprentices

Businesses To Benefit With New Incentive Scheme When Hiring Apprentices

05 November 2018

South Australia Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni Further Incentive For Businesses To Hire Local Apprentices Victor P Taffa Businesses who hire apprentices as part of their tendering process for government procurement and projects under $50 Million now have a better chance of winning tenders. Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni said reforms […]

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Boxing Day Retail Trading For Adelaide’s Suburbs

Boxing Day Retail Trading For Adelaide’s Suburbs

05 November 2018

South Australia Treasurer Rob Lucas State Government Approves Boxing Day Retail Trading In The Suburbs Victor P Taffa In a South Australian first, the Marshall Government has announced it will give all retailers in suburban Adelaide the opportunity to trade on Boxing Day. Treasurer Rob Lucas has made the decision to grant the special exemption […]

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$12.5 Billion Property Tax Slug Under A Re-Elected Andrews Govt

$12.5 Billion Property Tax Slug Under A Re-Elected Andrews Govt

05 November 2018

Victoria Shadow Treasurer Michael O’Brien Andrews’ $12.5 Billion Property Tax Slug Victor P Taffa Premier Daniel Andrews’ new tax plans include a $12.5 Billion property tax slug to pay for his unfunded Suburban Rail Loop promise, according to modelling by his Labor government. When Labor announced its $50 Billion plus Suburban Rail Loop, it announced […]

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Retail Trade Up 0.5 % For September 2018

Retail Trade Up 0.5 % For September 2018

03 November 2018

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Tasmanians Spending Up As Retail Trade Grows Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s record-breaking run of retail trade has once again continued, with Australian Bureau of Statistics data today confirming 47 months of consecutive growth, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. Total value of retail trade has hit a record $548.6 Million in trend terms […]

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Macquarie Point Board Appointments Announced By Minister

Macquarie Point Board Appointments Announced By Minister

03 November 2018

Tasmania Minister for State Growth Peter Gutwein Leading Women Join Saul Eslake On Mac Point Board Victor P Taffa Two high profile women with strong backgrounds in the building and construction sector have been appointed to the Macquarie Point Board, as well as one of Tasmania’s leading economists. Glenda Sorrell Glenda Sorrell is the founder […]

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Queensland Wins Trade Bragging Rights Over New South Wales And Victoria

Queensland Wins Trade Bragging Rights Over New South Wales And Victoria

02 November 2018

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Exports Break New Record Victor P Taffa Another month, another record for the Queensland economy. Trade figures for September show Queensland exports at $77.6 Billion up from $76.7 Billion in August. “This is more than the exports of New South Wales and Victoria combined.” Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said. Results come […]

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Retail Turnover Up 0.2 % In September 2018

Retail Turnover Up 0.2 % In September 2018

02 November 2018

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Rises 0.2 % In September Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover rose 0.2 % in September 2018, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a 0.3 % rise in August 2018. “Food retailing (0.4 %) led the rises.” Quarterly Economy […]

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TAFR 2017-18 Shows Hodgman Govt Delivered Net Operating Surplus Of $126 Million

TAFR 2017-18 Shows Hodgman Govt Delivered Net Operating Surplus Of $126 Million

01 November 2018

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Treasurer’s Annual Financial Report Victor P Taffa Treasurer’s 2017-18 Annual Financial Report (TAFR) confirms that the Hodgman Government has once again balanced the budget, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. “It is this strong financial management which has enabled us to invest more in essential services such as health and education.” TAFR shows […]

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