Victoria’s Unemployment Rate Down To 4.6 % March 2019

Victoria’s Unemployment Rate Down To 4.6 % March 2019

18 April 2019

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas More Than 460,000 Jobs Created In Victoria Under Labor Victor P Taffa Victoria’s jobs growth continues, with 10,000 jobs created in March alone, and the State’s unemployment rate dropping to 4.6 %. Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today shows more than 123,000 people found a job in Victoria in the […]

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Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.0% In March 2019

Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.0% In March 2019

18 April 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.0% Victor P Taffa Australia’s trend unemployment rate remained steady in March 2019 at 5.0 %, according to the latest information released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “In trend terms, we’ve now seen the unemployment rate at 5.0 % for 5 months and the […]

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Deloitte Confirms That Tasmania’s Economy Continues To Perform Strongly

Deloitte Confirms That Tasmania’s Economy Continues To Perform Strongly

15 April 2019

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein Deloitte Confirms Tasmania’s Strong Economy Victor P Taffa Today’s Deloitte Access Economics Business Outlook confirms that Tasmania’s economy has continued to perform strongly, supported by good population growth, household consumption, and public and private investment, Treasurer Peter Gutwein said. “This latest report confirms that the state’s economic growth is expected to […]

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Value Of New Lending To Households Up 2.6 % In February 2019

Value Of New Lending To Households Up 2.6 % In February 2019

11 April 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Lending To Households Rises 2.6 % Victor P Taffa Value of new lending commitments to households rose 2.6 % in February 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures on new lending to households and businesses. Rise in lending to households in February follows a 2.3 […]

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50 Small Businesses To Share In More Than $200,000 During QSBW 2019

50 Small Businesses To Share In More Than $200,000 During QSBW 2019

08 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Employment and Small Business Shannon Fentiman Small Business Week Gets An Extra $200,000 Boost Victor P Taffa Around 50 Queensland small businesses will share in more than $200,000 to host and event during Queensland Small Business Week (QSBW) next month. Minister for Employment and Small Business Shannon Fentiman said the week is […]

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Hodgman Govt Creates More Than 13,000 Jobs Since Coming To Office In 2014

Hodgman Govt Creates More Than 13,000 Jobs Since Coming To Office In 2014

07 April 2019

Tasmania Treasurer Peter Gutwein A Boost For Tasmanian Small Businesses Victor P Taffa Almost 250,000 Tasmanians are in work, and more than 13,000 jobs created since the Hodgman Government came to office in 2014. Job creation is the Hodgman Government’s number one priority, and it’s clear that our long-term plan is working, Treasurer Peter Gutwein […]

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Retail Turnover Up 0.8 % In February 2019

Retail Turnover Up 0.8 % In February 2019

03 April 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Rises 0.8 % In February Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover rose 0.8 % in February 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. “This follows a rise of 0.1 % in January 2019.” ABS Director of Quarterly Economy Wide Surveys Ben […]

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Premier Releases Building Our Innovation Economy Advance Queensland Strategy

Premier Releases Building Our Innovation Economy Advance Queensland Strategy

02 April 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Queensland Minister for Innovation Kate Jones New Innovation Strategy Set To Create Jobs And Solve Challenges Victor P Taffa Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today announced a blueprint for Queensland’s future to drive jobs growth and solve some of the state’s largest challenges through innovation. Release of the Building our Innovation Economy—Advance […]

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Ian Martin Appointed To Lead QIC

Ian Martin Appointed To Lead QIC

29 March 2019

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad New Chair For Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) Victor P Taffa Mr. Ian Martin has been appointed as the new Chair of the QIC, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad said. He will take over from retiring Chair Mr. Don Luke on 1 April 2019. “I congratulate Ian on his appointment and thank […]

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Job Vacancies Up 1.1 % February 2019

Job Vacancies Up 1.1 % February 2019

28 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Growth In Job Vacancies Eases Further In February Victor P Taffa Number of job vacancies in Australia increased by 1.1 % over the February 2019 quarter, according to new trend figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Bruce Hockman, Chief Economist at the ABS, said that job vacancies continued to […]

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Victoria’s Unemployment Rate Stands At 4.8 % February 2019

Victoria’s Unemployment Rate Stands At 4.8 % February 2019

24 March 2019

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas 450,000 Jobs For Victorians Under An Andrews Government Victor P Taffa Victoria’s economy continues to perform strongly recording the highest annual jobs growth of all the states. Nearly half a million jobs have been created for Victorians since the Andrews Government was first elected. “Our massive investment in the schools, transport […]

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B31 Ballarat Business Festival To Receive Andrews Govt Funding

B31 Ballarat Business Festival To Receive Andrews Govt Funding

22 March 2019

Victoria Minister for Small Business Adem Somyurek More Funding To Support Ballarat Local Business Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is helping local small businesses to grow, providing $30,000 in funding to Commerce Ballarat’s B31 Ballarat Business Festival. “By supporting the B31 Ballarat Business Festival, we’re creating a more supportive business environment so that small businesses […]

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South Australia Unemployment Rate Down To 5.7% February 2019

South Australia Unemployment Rate Down To 5.7% February 2019

21 March 2019

South Australia Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni ABS Figures Show Fall In Headline South Australia Unemployment Rate Victor P Taffa Latest ABS job figures for February showed that there were more than 844,000 people employed, in trend terms, which is a near record high for South Australia. In February, there were 115 Million […]

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Australia’s Population Up 1.6% To 25.1 Million For Year Ended 30 September 2018

Australia’s Population Up 1.6% To 25.1 Million For Year Ended 30 September 2018

21 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Australia’s Population Growth Remains Steady Victor P Taffa Australia’s population grew by 1.6 % in the year ending 30 September 2018, reaching 25.1 Million, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS Demography Director Anthony Grubb said that 395,100 people were added to the population […]

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Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.0% In February 2019

Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.0% In February 2019

21 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Trend Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.0% Victor P Taffa Australia’s trend unemployment rate remained steady in February 2019 at 5.0 %, according to the latest information released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Trend unemployment rate declined 0.5 percentage points over the year, from 5.5 % to 5.0 %. The […]

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Marshall Govt Approves Easter Monday Retail Trade For The Suburbs

Marshall Govt Approves Easter Monday Retail Trade For The Suburbs

18 March 2019

South Australia Treasurer Rob Lucas Easter Monday Retail Trade Approved For 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 Easter Monday. Treasurer Rob Lucas made the decision to grant the special exemption under the Shop […]

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Small Business Regulations To Be Reduced Following Release Of Report

Small Business Regulations To Be Reduced Following Release Of Report

16 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Employment and Small Business Shannon Fentiman Government Moves To Streamline Small Business Rules Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government is outlining its efforts to reduce red tape and costs for small businesses with the release of the Queensland Government Response and Action Plan to the 2017 Better Regulation Taskforce (BRT) Report. Minister for […]

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Lending To Households Down 2.4 % January 2019

Lending To Households Down 2.4 % January 2019

13 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Lending To Households Falls 2.4 % Victor P Taffa Value of new lending commitments to households fell 2.4 % in January 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 January follows a revised […]

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Banking Report Highlights South Australia’s Economy December 2018 Quarter

Banking Report Highlights South Australia’s Economy December 2018 Quarter

11 March 2019

South Australia Treasurer Rob Lucas South Australia Standout Economy From ANZ Stateometer Report Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has welcomed the latest ANZ Stateometer report which shows South Australia’s economy was the standout among all states and territories. South Australia experienced above trend growth and improving economic conditions in the December 2018 quarter. “It’s encouraging […]

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Retail Turnover Up 0.1 % January 2019

Retail Turnover Up 0.1 % January 2019

08 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Rises 0.1 % In January Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover rose 0.1 % in January 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a fall of 0.4 % in December 2018. “There were mixed results across the industries with […]

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