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Qld full-time employment still below level of five years ago, but hopefully is on the upswing

Queensland’s economic story over the last few years has been dominated by the end of the mining boom, which has had particularly adverse impacts in some Queensland regions, such as in the Fitzroy, Mackay and Townsville regions. The end of … Continue reading

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Disappointing vacancies data support Treasury’s very low employment growth forecast for 2012-13

In the Mid Year Fiscal and Economic Review 2012-13 released last month, Queensland Treasury revised down its forecast of 2012-13 employment growth from a weak 0.75% to a very weak 0.25%. The ABS job vacancies data released today lend support … Continue reading

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