South Australia’s Unemployment Rate At 5.7 % For August 2018

South Australia’s Unemployment Rate At 5.7 % For August 2018

South Australia Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni

August South Australia Unemployment Rate Remains Steady

Victor P Taffa

South Australia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August remained steady at 5.7 %.

Today’s ABS unemployment figures for August indicate there is still a great deal of work to be done to provide South Australians with the employment opportunities they need and want.” Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni said.

“Marshall Government was elected on an unashamedly pro-growth, pro-jobs platform and we are determined to deliver the policies necessary to generate long-term employment growth.”

“Today’s figures indicate that more hours are being worked which matches the surveys that indicate increased business confidence in South Australia.” Minister Pisoni said.

 

“Marshall Government’s payroll tax cuts, household tax cuts and $202 Million Skilling South Australia initiative are designed to stimulate the state’s economy and deliver the future workforce South Australia needs to prosper.”

“Today’s ABS jobs figures highlight the importance of the Labor Opposition supporting the Marshall Government’s first State Budget.”

“Election of the Marshall Government has delivered a sharp increase in business confidence in South Australia, which is vital for ongoing jobs and economic growth.” Minister Pisoni said.

 

Abbreviations:

ABS                Australian Bureau of Statistics