Positive News On The WA Job Front

Unemployment rate falls

Positive News On The WA Job Front

Some good news for jobs in WA, with the unemployment rate falling to it's lowest level in 12 months.

The figures released by the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed the jobless rate down 0.6% to 5.9%.

5000 more West Aussies found full-time work while 7500 less people were looking for work.

The national figure also dropping, going from 5.9% to 5.7%.

The jobless rate fell in NSW, Tasmania and the ACT, was steady in Victoria, Queensland and the Northern Territory, while South Australia was the only state to see a rise in unemployment up to 5.3%