Labor welcomes today’s State Final Demand result, with a 3.3% increase for the
Treasurer David O’Byrne said this was a good result in line with the
improvement in the national economy.
Final Demand result for this quarter is welcome, but the Government cannot be
complacent,” Mr O’Byrne said.
tells us that the Tasmanian economy does respond quickly to stimulus and
equally struggles once the stimulus is removed.
JobKeeper winding back and a failure to deliver key infrastructure projects the
Government must not sit on its hands.
jobs recovery is behind all of the states except for Victoria, unemployment
rates outside Hobart are among the worst in the country and Tasmanian wages are
$12,000 below the national average.
“This result is good for Tasmania, but the continued impact of COVID-19 cannot be underestimated.”
David O’Byrne MP