More good employment figures
The unemployment rate has remained at its 32 year low of 4.3 per cent, helped along by an increase of 21,700 jobs, most of which were full-time. Victoria showed the strongest growth in jobs with their unemployment rate now at 4.4 per cent. Unemployment is lowest in Western Australia at 3.3 per cent due to the resources sector. Increased unemployment rates were recorded in two states: NSW is now at 4.7 per cent and South Australia 4.9 per cent.