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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South Australia Unemployment Rate Up To 5.9% March 2019

South Australia Unemployment Rate Up To 5.9% March 2019

18 April 2019

South Australia Minister for Innovation and Skills David Pisoni More Jobs For South Australians Victor P Taffa There are encouraging signs of employment growth in South Australia with the release of the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) job figures for March. A record 848,300 South Australians were employed in trend terms. There were almost […]

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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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