MORE WORK TO DO

Treasurer Tim Nicholls is encouraged by the latest jobs figures but says more work is needed to ensure all Queenslanders benefit from the State’s strong economic growth. The unemployment rate for June remained steady at 6.3 percent and more than 65,000 jobs were created in QLD over the past year, which is 65 percent of the national total. “The State’s economy is on the cusp of strong growth but not all Queenslanders are yet sharing in that growth and we know there is more to do,” Mr Nicholls says.

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Source: State Government

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