Tasmanian News

Stunning Tas jobs growth

4% annual jobs growth in Tasmania's outpaced all other states and territories in new Australian Bureau of Statistics data.

State Treasurer Peter Gutwein says it's been a long term trend sinece the Liberals came to power

"Since the election of the Hodgman Government, 11,500 jobs have been created and the participation rate is the highest since early 2015."

Australia in general in also experiencing positive job creation with 54,000 mostly full time positions added in August.

Malcolm Turnbull's celebrated the results in parliament.

Our commitment to jobs and growth is not a slogan, it's an outcome, strong jobs growth, 325,600 jobs in the past 12 months." 

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