Friday, 25 June 2010

Parramatta. Latest unemployment rate

Statistics from the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, for March 2010 quarter, show the unemployment rate in Parramatta-South was 13.6 per cent, three times the figure for the lowest rate in the city, namely, Parramatta-North-West, 4.4 per cent. Parramatta-North-East was 4.6 per cent and Parramatta-Inner, 6.5 per cent. The highest rate in Western Sydney was Blacktown-South-West, 13.1 per cent, followed by Fairfield-East, 12.1. The rate for the Sydney Statistical Area was 5.9 per cent.


Ryde. Frasers outlays $82.5 million

Frasers Property Australia has purchased a13.7-hectare site from the Royal Rehabilitation Centre, in Ryde, for $82.5 million for controversial development of houses, townhouses and apartments. A concept plan approved by the NSW government allowed for 791 dwellings.