Groote Eylandt Housing Construction Boom Continues

Groote Eylandt Housing Construction Boom Continues

09 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Housing Gerry McCarthy Jobs And Housing Transforming Groote Eylandt Victor P Taffa Groote Eylandt is a hive of building activity with locals chipping in to build themselves a better future. Northern Territory Government has built 22 homes at Angurugu, including 3 under its flagship $1.1 Billion remote housing program. “Building new […]

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Mental Health Of Ballarat Workers Being Looked After

Mental Health Of Ballarat Workers Being Looked After

07 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Workplace Safety Jill Hennessy Improving The Mental Health Of Ballarat Workers Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is backing residential aged care workers in Ballarat through a new program designed to support their mental health. Minister for Workplace Safety Jill Hennessy today announced $1.27 Million for a new Wellbeing Track and Change program, […]

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Hodgman Govt Advanced Manufacturing Fund Creates 66 New Full-Time Jobs

Hodgman Govt Advanced Manufacturing Fund Creates 66 New Full-Time Jobs

05 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for Advanced Manufacturing Jeremy Rockliff Tasmanian Manufacturers Leading The Way Victor P Taffa More than 60 new Tasmanian jobs have been created by Elphinstone Group with the assistance of a $591,000 Advanced Manufacturing Fund grant from the Hodgman Government. Now ready for export, the company’s new WR810 Underground Mining Support Vehicles, designed and […]

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Dwelling Approvals Up 0.4% In February 2019

Dwelling Approvals Up 0.4% In February 2019

03 April 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Rise In February Victor P Taffa Rise in building approvals for apartments and townhouses has driven a 0.4 % increase in the total number of dwellings approved in Australia in February 2019, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Building approvals […]

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Tasmanian Dwelling Unit Approvals Up 19.1 % Year To February 2019

Tasmanian Dwelling Unit Approvals Up 19.1 % Year To February 2019

02 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Sarah Courtney Continued Growth In Tasmanian Building Approvals Victor P Taffa Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released today confirms Tasmania continues to lead the nation in the annual growth in residential building approvals, the only State or Territory to register positive annual growth. Tasmanian dwelling unit approvals over the […]

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Property Prices Down 2.4% December Quarter 2018

Property Prices Down 2.4% December Quarter 2018

19 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Property Prices Fall 2.4% In The December Quarter 2018 Victor P Taffa Residential property prices fell 2.4 % in the December quarter 2018, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “Australia’s two largest cities continue to lead the fall in property prices. These falls follow a […]

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60 Homes To Be Upgraded For Elliott And Marlinja

60 Homes To Be Upgraded For Elliott And Marlinja

17 March 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Housing Gerry McCarthy Elliott And Marlinja Set For Housing Upgrades Victor P Taffa Homes in the Northern Territory’s most central communities are set for upgrades thanks to a $5.5 Million investment by the Northern Territory Government. Around 60 homes will be upgraded at Elliott’s Wilyugu and Gurungu camps and at the […]

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Number Of Secondary Jobs Above 1 Million December Quarter 2018

Number Of Secondary Jobs Above 1 Million December Quarter 2018

13 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Secondary Jobs Top 1 Million Victor P Taffa Number of secondary jobs in Australia rose to more than 1 Million in the December quarter of 2018, according to new labour market insights released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). This represented more than 7 % of all jobs worked […]

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Manufacturer Saves 30% Production Time Through Made In Queensland Program

Manufacturer Saves 30% Production Time Through Made In Queensland Program

11 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Manufacturing Cameron Dick Sunshine Coast Fine Food Manufacturer Thriving After State Funding Boost Victor P Taffa A Yandina food manufacturer has reduced its production time by 30 % and created 6 new jobs since securing funding through the Palaszczuk Government’s successful $40 Million Made in Queensland program. Epicurean Products received a $514,955 […]

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Dwelling Approvals Down By 3.2 % January 2019

Dwelling Approvals Down By 3.2 % January 2019

06 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Decline During January In Trend Terms Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved in Australia fell by 3.2 % in January 2019, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Trend for the total dwelling approvals series has steadily declined over the […]

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ABS Releases Study On Workforce Movement 2011-16

ABS Releases Study On Workforce Movement 2011-16

03 March 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics New Analysis Of The Australian Workforce From 2011-16 Victor P Taffa New analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census data shows that unemployed Australians who moved regions were more likely to be employed (64 %) compared with those who stayed in the same region (57 %). ABS has released a […]

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Logan Manufacturer Gains From Round 2 Funding Of Made In Queensland Program

Logan Manufacturer Gains From Round 2 Funding Of Made In Queensland Program

01 March 2019

Queensland Minister for Manufacturing Cameron Dick State Funding Boost Sweet Like Honey For Logan Manufacturer Victor P Taffa Logan-based fabricated metal manufacturer Oxworks are set to add more than 100 new high-skilled jobs thanks to $1.5 Million in funding through Round 2 of the Palaszczuk Government’s successful $40 Million Made in Queensland program. Visiting the […]

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Value Of Construction Work In Victoria Up 15 % In 2018

Value Of Construction Work In Victoria Up 15 % In 2018

28 February 2019

Victoria Treasurer Tim Pallas Victoria’s Big Build Pipeline Boosting Construction Victor P Taffa Victoria is leading the nation when it comes to building major infrastructure, with new data showing the value of construction work grew by more than 15 % in 2018 the highest growth rate in Australia. Australian Bureau of Statistics data today confirmed […]

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Tasmania’s Total Construction Work Up 20.1 % On December 2017 Quarter

Tasmania’s Total Construction Work Up 20.1 % On December 2017 Quarter

27 February 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Sarah Courtney Tasmania Leads Again As The Nation’s Construction Capital Victor P Taffa Tasmania’s construction industry continues to lead the nation recording the strongest annual growth in construction work done, according to the latest ABS statistics released today. In the December 2018 quarter, total construction work done grew 20.1 […]

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Nominations For Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Awards Open Until 11 March 2019

Nominations For Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Awards Open Until 11 March 2019

13 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Jobs Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula Nominations Open For Manufacturing Hall Of Fame Victor P Taffa Outstanding businesses and individuals in the manufacturing industry are encouraged to nominate for the Andrews Government’s 2019 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula has opened nominations for the […]

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Queensland’s Defence Industries Undergoes A Name Change

Queensland’s Defence Industries Undergoes A Name Change

12 February 2019

Queensland Minister for State Development Cameron Dick A New Focus To Drive Queensland’s Defence Industries Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has announced Defence Industries Queensland will now be known as Defence Jobs Queensland delivering on an election commitment that will refocus the state’s defence industry agenda moving forward. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and […]

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Marshall Govt Secures Regional Funding To Assist Job Seekers

Marshall Govt Secures Regional Funding To Assist Job Seekers

10 February 2019

South Australia Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni Regional Funding Secured To Assist Job Seekers Victor P Taffa Marshall Government has secured Commonwealth funding to help support South Australian job seekers in the Yorke and Mid North region. Department for Industry and Skills has been allocated $220,000 in annual funding to deliver the Regional […]

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Angela Skandarajah Appointed CEO Of Development Victoria

Angela Skandarajah Appointed CEO Of Development Victoria

09 February 2019

Victoria Minister for Priority Precincts Gavin Jennings New CEO For Development Victoria Victor P Taffa Andrews Government today announced the appointment of Angela Skandarajah as the new Chief Executive Officer of Development Victoria. “I congratulate Angela Skandarajah on her appointment as Development Victoria’s Chief Executive Officer.” Minister for Priority Precincts Gavin Jennings said. “Ms. Skandarajah’s […]

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Dwelling Approvals Down By 4.1 % In December 2018

Dwelling Approvals Down By 4.1 % In December 2018

04 February 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Decline In December Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved in Australia fell by 4.1 % in December 2018, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Trend for the total dwelling approvals series has continued to decline over the past year.” […]

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Almost 700 New Long-Term Rental Homes Soon To Be Available Across Victoria

Almost 700 New Long-Term Rental Homes Soon To Be Available Across Victoria

24 January 2019

Victoria Acting Minister for Housing Lily D’Ambrosio New Rental Program Puts Nearly 700 Homes On Market Victor P Taffa Nearly 700 new long-term affordable rental homes will soon be available across Victoria thanks to the Andrews Government. Acting Minister for Housing, Lily D’Ambrosio today announced the new rental properties would be the first project delivered […]

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