Northern Territory Govt To Pay Businesses In 14 Business Days Instead Of 21

Northern Territory Govt To Pay Businesses In 14 Business Days Instead Of 21

02 July 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Northern Territory Govt Slashes Payment Terms Of Its Invoices Under $1 Million Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is continuing to support small businesses, and from today slashing the payment terms of its invoices under $1 million. This means businesses will now be paid in 14 business days not […]

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Chris Barrett Appointed Chief Executive Officer Of Invest Victoria

Chris Barrett Appointed Chief Executive Officer Of Invest Victoria

28 June 2019

Victoria Minister for Economic Development Tim Pallas New CEO To Help Drive Investment In Victoria Victor P Taffa Former Australian ambassador to the OECD Chris Barrett has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Invest Victoria. “I’m delighted to announce that Chris Barrett will head up Victoria’s new investment attraction agency, Invest Victoria.” Minister for Economic […]

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EOI On Business Mission And Activity Calendar For South Australia Released

EOI On Business Mission And Activity Calendar For South Australia Released

23 June 2019

South Australia Minister for Trade Tourism and Investment David Ridgway EOI Open For New South Australian Business Mission And Activity Calendar Victor P Taffa Expressions of interest are now open to South Australian companies looking to build their exports overseas with the release of a new business mission and activity calendar to showcase South Australia […]

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Australia’s Population Up 1.6 % During 2018

Australia’s Population Up 1.6 % During 2018

21 June 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Australia’s Population Grows By 1.6 % Victor P Taffa Australia’s population grew by 1.6 % during 2018, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Steady growth over recent quarters has resulted in a population of 25.2 million people at 31 December 2018.” ABS Demography Director […]

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Northern Territory Politicians And Public Sector Executives To Have Pay Frozen

Northern Territory Politicians And Public Sector Executives To Have Pay Frozen

11 June 2019

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Pay Freeze Implemented Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Politicians and Public Sector Executives have now received formal notification of their immediate 3-year pay freeze. Pay freeze will save $25 Million over 3 years. It’s one of more than 70 measures being implemented by the Territory Government as part of April’s […]

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Andrews Govt To Establish Victorian Business Growth Fund

Andrews Govt To Establish Victorian Business Growth Fund

07 June 2019

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas New Business Growth Fund To Create Jobs Victor P Taffa Andrews Government will establish a $250 Million Victorian Business Growth Fund for small and medium enterprises to help them access capital and create jobs to grow the Victorian economy. Treasurer Tim Pallas today announced a $50 Million contribution towards the Fund, […]

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Size Of Economy Up 0.4 % In March Quarter 2019

Size Of Economy Up 0.4 % In March Quarter 2019

06 June 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Economy Grew 0.4 % In March Quarter Victor P Taffa Australian economy grew 0.4 % in seasonally adjusted chain volume terms in the March quarter 2019, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Economy continues to grow as we head towards 28 years of sustained growth.” Chief […]

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Retail Turnover Down 0.1 % In April 2019

Retail Turnover Down 0.1 % In April 2019

04 June 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Retail Turnover Fell 0.1 % In April Victor P Taffa Australian retail turnover fell 0.1 % in April 2019, seasonally adjusted, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Retail Trade figures. This follows a rise of 0.3 % in March 2019. “There were mixed results across industries.” ABS Director […]

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Current Account Deficit Down To $2.9 Billion In March Quarter 2019

Current Account Deficit Down To $2.9 Billion In March Quarter 2019

04 June 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Current Account Deficit Decreases To $2.9 Billion Victor P Taffa Largest goods and services surplus on record at $13.6 Billion, helped decrease Australia’s current account deficit in seasonally adjusted terms by $3.4 Billion to $2.9 Billion in the March quarter 2019, according to latest information released by the Australian Bureau of […]

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South Australian Private New Capital Expenditure Up 37 % Year To March 2019

South Australian Private New Capital Expenditure Up 37 % Year To March 2019

01 June 2019

South Australia Treasurer Rob Lucas Private New Capital Expenditure Up 37 % In Past Year Under Marshall Government Victor P Taffa Investors are returning to South Australia with enormous confidence, with latest ABS figures showing a 37% rise in private new capital expenditure in the past year under the Marshall Government. 37 % jump in […]

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Latest Round Recipients Of Queensland Govt’s Business Growth Fund Announced

Latest Round Recipients Of Queensland Govt’s Business Growth Fund Announced

28 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Training and Skills Development Shannon Fentiman Business Growth Fund Supports 3D Printing And More Victor P Taffa A 3D printing company in Cairns is one of 19 successful businesses to share in over $850,000 under the latest round of the Queensland Government’s Business Growth Fund. Minister for Training and Skills Development Shannon […]

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Victoria’s Payroll Tax-Free Threshold Increased To $700,000 By 2022-23

Victoria’s Payroll Tax-Free Threshold Increased To $700,000 By 2022-23

28 May 2019

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas AAA Rating Backs Labor Government’s Budget Victor P Taffa Andrews Government’s record of sound economic management has again been recognised by the leading international credit agencies Moody’s and Standard and Poor, with Victoria retaining its triple-A rating. “We’re maintaining Victoria’s triple-A rating as we get on with delivering the major projects […]

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Regional New South Wales Jobs Up 15,000 Over Last Year

Regional New South Wales Jobs Up 15,000 Over Last Year

27 May 2019

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet New South Wales Minister for Jobs Investment and Tourism Stuart Ayres Regional New South Wales Jobs Boom Victor P Taffa Regional New South Wales is experiencing an employment boom with nearly 15,000 added jobs over the past year according to the latest data from the ABS. 4-year jobs target […]

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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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