Before the election Daniel Andrews promised to create 100,000 full-time jobs within two years.
Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released today show that Gippsland has lost 1,500 full-time jobs since Daniel Andrews came to office in December.
The number of people in full-time jobs in Gippsland has fallen from 78,400 in December 2014 to 76,900 in October 2015.
The unemployment rate in Gippsland has risen from 6.1 per cent in December 2014 to 7.6 per cent in October 2015.
Since December 2014, 9,800 full-time jobs have been lost in regional Victoria.
Comments attributable to Member for Morwell Russell Northe;
Daniel Andrews promised the people of Gippsland that he had a jobs plan.
So far that jobs plan has seen 1,500 less full-time jobs in Gippsland since he came to office.
Labor’s Back to Work Scheme has been exposed as a dud and failed job-seekers in the Latrobe Valley.
Comments attributable to Shadow Treasurer Michael O’Brien;
Daniel Andrews came to office promising to create 100,000 full-time jobs in two years but almost a year on and 1,500 full-time jobs have been lost across Gippsland.
Under Daniel Andrews, the growth of Gippsland has stalled and Labor’s promise of new jobs is all talk and no action.
At a time when we need to be creating jobs in Gippsland, Daniel Andrews is too busy releasing glossy brochures, rather than working to create real jobs in regional Victoria.
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