Queensland Small Business Week On From 27-31 May 2019

Queensland Small Business Week On From 27-31 May 2019

25 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Employment and Small Business Shannon Fentiman Making It Easier To Do Business In Queensland Victor P Taffa Doing business in Queensland is about to get better, with the Palaszczuk Government committing to faster payment terms and measures to support smaller businesses gain better access to government procurement. Minister for Employment and Small […]

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Better Approvals Project Reduces Waiting Times For Small Business

Better Approvals Project Reduces Waiting Times For Small Business

22 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Local Government and Small Business Adem Somyurek Cutting Red Tape For Victorian Small Business Victor P Taffa Small businesses will get quicker approvals for council permits thanks to an Andrews Government drive to cut red tape and help businesses thrive and provide more jobs. Better Approvals Project is helping local councils reduce […]

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Supermarkets Build Interior Walls Desperate To Comply With Shop Trading Laws

Supermarkets Build Interior Walls Desperate To Comply With Shop Trading Laws

21 May 2019

South Australia Treasurer Rob Lucas Supermarkets Move To Comply With ‘Silly’ Shop Trading Laws Victor P Taffa Several large supermarkets found in breach of the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977 have erected permanent walls inside their stores, or reconfigured display cases, fridges and freezers, to reduce their floor space to comply with the law. In […]

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Nearly 13,000 More Tasmanians In Work Since Election Of Hodgman Govt

Nearly 13,000 More Tasmanians In Work Since Election Of Hodgman Govt

19 May 2019

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein More Tasmanians In Work Victor P Taffa Australian Bureau of Statistics labour force data release for April shows there are now nearly 13,000 more Tasmanians in work than when the Hodgman Government came to office, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. Importantly, today’s data shows that 200 more Tasmanians found work compared to […]

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Wages Up 0.5% In March Quarter 2019

Wages Up 0.5% In March Quarter 2019

16 May 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Wages Rise 0.5% In The March Quarter 2019 Victor P Taffa Seasonally adjusted Wage Price Index (WPI) rose 0.5 % in the March quarter 2019 and 2.3 % through the year, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Seasonally adjusted private sector wage growth was 0.5 […]

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Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.1% In April 2019

Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.1% In April 2019

16 May 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.1% Victor P Taffa Australia’s trend unemployment rate remained steady in April 2019 at 5.1 %, from a revised March 2019 figure, according to the latest information released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Unemployment rate remained at 5.1 % for a second month, 0.4 […]

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Lending To Households Down 3.7 % In March 2019

Lending To Households Down 3.7 % In March 2019

13 May 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Lending To Households Falls 3.7 % Victor P Taffa Value of new lending commitments to households fell 3.7 % in March 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures on new lending to households and businesses. Fall in lending to households in March follows a 2.2 […]

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CommSec Health Of The State Report 9 May 2019

CommSec Health Of The State Report 9 May 2019

09 May 2019

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet Sydney’s West Powering Australian Economy Victor P Taffa New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet today highlighted the West and North West regions of Sydney as key economic drivers of the State’s economy on the back of a new report showing they are among the top performers in Australia. Baulkham […]

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Western Australia Over The Moon With First Budget Surplus In 5 Years

Western Australia Over The Moon With First Budget Surplus In 5 Years

09 May 2019

Western Australia Treasurer Ben Wyatt McGowan Government Delivers Western Australia An Official Budget Surplus Victor P Taffa Operating surplus of $553 Million in 2018-19, first surplus in 5 years achieved after just 2 years in office $1.5 Billion operating surplus in 2019-20, and continuing surpluses across entire forward estimates period Expense growth limited to just […]

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Treasurer Prepares To Hand Down Northern Territory Budget 2019

Treasurer Prepares To Hand Down Northern Territory Budget 2019

07 May 2019

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Putting Territorians First Victor P Taffa Treasurer Nicole Manison will deliver the third Budget of the Gunner Northern Territory Government tomorrow, that will Put Territorians First. It will do this by investing in: Creating Local Jobs; Delivering A Safer Territory; Driving Generational Change. “Budget 2019 will invest in creating local […]

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New South Wales Govt To Hand Down 2019-20 State Budget On 18 June 2019

New South Wales Govt To Hand Down 2019-20 State Budget On 18 June 2019

07 May 2019

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet New South Wales Government To Hand Down State Budget On 18 June 2019 Victor P Taffa Treasurer Dominic Perrottet today announced the New South Wales Budget for 2019-20 will be handed down on Tuesday, 18 June. Treasurer Perrottet said he looked forward to delivering his third Budget as New […]

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Retail Turnover Up 0.3 % March 2019

Retail Turnover Up 0.3 % March 2019

07 May 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Rises 0.3 % In March Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover rose 0.3 % in March 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a 0.9 % rise in February 2019. Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services (1.4 %) and […]

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Value Of Infrastructure Projects Up By $18 Billion Over Year To March 2019

Value Of Infrastructure Projects Up By $18 Billion Over Year To March 2019

02 May 2019

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas 100 Projects And Counting For A Booming Victoria Victor P Taffa Victoria’s building boom is already paying dividends, with the value of infrastructure projects in the state growing by $18 Billion or 20.5 % over the past year. “Right across Victoria, we’re delivering projects that are adding value to the state […]

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Latest CommSec State Of The States Report Has Victoria Leading

Latest CommSec State Of The States Report Has Victoria Leading

29 April 2019

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas Victorian Economy Tops The National Rankings Victor P Taffa Victoria has the nation’s strongest jobs market, economic growth, retail trade and construction work done, according to the latest CommSec State of the States report. “These results are more great news for Victorians and point to the strength of our economic management.” […]

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CPI Down 0.2% March Quarter 2019

CPI Down 0.2% March Quarter 2019

28 April 2019

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein CPI Supports Government’s Wage Offer Victor P Taffa ABS today released its Consumer Price Index data for Hobart for the March 2019 quarter, which shows that the cost of living declined in the quarter (by 0.2 %), and grew just 2.1 % over the year to the March 2019 quarter. These […]

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CPI Recorded 0.0% Movement In March 2019

CPI Recorded 0.0% Movement In March 2019

24 April 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics CPI Recorded No Movement In The March Quarter 2019 Victor P Taffa Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded no movement (0.0 %) in the March quarter 2019, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures. This follows a rise of 0.5 % in the December quarter 2018. March quarter 2019 […]

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South Australians Embrace Extended Retail Trading Hours

South Australians Embrace Extended Retail Trading Hours

23 April 2019

South Australia Treasurer Rob Lucas South Australians Hop To The Shops In City And Suburbs On Easter Monday Victor P Taffa In an overwhelming show of support for the deregulation of shop trading hours, thousands of South Australians have voted with their feet and hopped into shops right across Adelaide the first time all city […]

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New South Wales Unemployment Rate At 4.3 % March 2019

New South Wales Unemployment Rate At 4.3 % March 2019

20 April 2019

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet New South Wales Minister for Jobs Stuart Ayres New South Wales Unemployment Remains At Near Record Levels Victor P Taffa New South Wales’ unemployment rate remains the lowest of any state, with full-time workers surging back into the job market. Labour force data released by the Australian Bureau of […]

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4,900 New Jobs In Queensland During March 2019

4,900 New Jobs In Queensland During March 2019

19 April 2019

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad Queensland Minister for Employment and Small Business Shannon Fentiman 4,900 New Jobs In Queensland Victor P Taffa More than 192,000 Queenslanders have now found work since the Palaszczuk Government was elected, according to ABS Labour Force Data released today. Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad said the data showed 4,900 […]

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Northern Territory Govt Releases Plan To Repair The Budget

Northern Territory Govt Releases Plan To Repair The Budget

19 April 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Government Releases Plan To Fix The Budget Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has released its plan to fix the Territory Budget. Plan consists of 2 parts: Government’s response to the ‘Plan For Budget Repair: Final Report’ developed by independent former Western Australia under-treasurer […]

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