Qld Employment Minister Grace Grace hits back at Courier Mail accusations she’s given up: @Qldaah #qldpol






Queensland’s new Employment Minister Grace Grace has denied claims by The Courier Mail that she has given up on youth unemployment across the state. In a Tweet published on Friday night, a defiant Ms Grace said, “I will never give up on jobs for Qld young unemployed.” Ms Grace also stated that she was, “completely quoted out of context”. Completely […]






Feb 2015 – Qld female underemployment worst since 1978, #qldpol: @Qldaah






Tracking Queensland’s long term unemployment rate. Queensland trend unemployment was revised up from 6.5 percent in January to 6.6 percent before falling back to 6.5 percent for February. New Queensland Treasurer on the block Curtis Pitt said, “The ABS Labour Force numbers released today show there is work ahead to grow Queensland jobs. Trend unemployment […]






January 2015 Qld trend unemployment falls to 6.5pc, #qldpol: @Qldaah






Tracking Queensland’s long term unemployment rate. Campbell Newman has left the office of Queensland Premier with the trend unemployment rate up 1 percentage point over his term. Unemployment was 5.5 percent in March of 2012 but with the most recent jobless figures show it is currently at 6.5 percent for January of 2015. 162,800 Queenslanders are […]






Jobs, jobs, jobs – December Qld trend unemployment remains at 6.6pc, #qldpol #qldvotes: @Qldaah






Tracking Queensland’s long term unemployment rate. Queensland Treasury and Trade notes for December, “Trend employment in Queensland fell for the seventh consecutive month, down 600 persons (0.0%) in December 2014. This result was driven by a 4,400 person decline in part-time employment, while full-time employment rose 3,800 in December”: Labour Force, December 2014. The trend participation rate, the number […]






Gut busters – November Qld trend unemployment rises to 6.9pc, #qldpol: @Qldaah






Tracking Queensland’s long term unemployment rate. Premier Campbell Newman has vowed his government will ‘bust our gut’ to create more jobs in Queensland. The November monthly trend jobless rate rose from 6.8 percent to 6.9 percent while seasonally adjusted figure fell from a record 7.1pc to 6.9pc. The nation’s unemployment rate rose from 6.2pc to […]






Railway to nowhere – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah






Galaxy poll: TPP 50-50, Labor leads on primary vote. Wayne Goss farewelled at public memorial. Railway to nowhere – Adani taxpayer funded infrastructure. No inquiry into cash for sand. UMC vows new VLAD law challenge. . Galaxy poll: TPP 50-50, Labor leads on primary vote On Friday, The Courier Mail ran with a confident Premier […]






Make a difference – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah






G20: Over and out. The passing of Goss the Boss. Newman’s anti-graffiti laws net artist. High Court challenge to VLAD laws fails. Cash for rezoning: Seeney and Dickson’s caravan adventure. Age of entitlement still raging. . G20: Over and out Visions of Premier Campbell Newman steaming out of the Port of Brisbane to confront the […]






Care factor zero – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah






Unemployment at 11 year high. Care factor zero – Newman Government was warned. G20 – Newman law declared on Brisbane. Newman lied to parliament claims Together union. When hoons controlled the streets. Asset leasing faux pas. The bats are back in town. . Unemployment at 11 year high The Newman Government continues to deliver the […]






Try hards: October labour force, Qld trend unemployment at 6.7pc, @Qldaah #qldpol






Tracking Queensland’s long term unemployment rate. Queensland’s trend unemployment remained at 6.7 percent for October with 3,800 full-time jobs and 1,700 part time jobs disappearing for a total loss of 5,500 jobs. The jobless rate for September was also revised upward by Treasury from 6.4pc to 6.7pc. A total of 168,600 people are now unemployed […]






A developer in the House – The Qld Weekly #qldpol: @Qldaah






Keeping Qld safe from terrorists, Russians, Ebola and Crocodiles. Roy Morgan Poll – It’s Labor 50.5pc TPP. A Developer in the House. Dr Ken Levy returned as CCC boss. BAU for the Blame Labor Party. Asset leasing, it’s like Hong Kong. Tweet of the week 1 – That’ll stop the terrorists. Tweet of the week […]