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Down, down job vacancies down in Tassie

ALTHOUGH job vacancies rose in Australia according to ABS data released this week, Tasmania didn’t follow suit. The report showed in February 2012 job vacancies in Tasmania dropped by 23.7% from November 2011 to February 2012. In February 2012 job vacancies in the state were 15.1% lower than February 2011. However on a national front job vacancies rose from 181,600 in November last year to 182,200 in February 2012 – an increase of 0.7% according to seasonally adjusted ABS data. Compared to February last year, job vacancies were down 4% in seasonally adjusted terms in February 2012.

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