The CommSec Sttate of the States report has come out and NSW is #1 with the nation’s strongest economy followed by Victoria. Half of all jobs created in Australia are in NSW. The state’s unemployment rate of 5.2% is also lower than the others. NSW is growing faster too with a 1.35% lift in population which is above long term averages. ACT/NT are 3rd. The ACT has jumped from 6th on the back of a housing boom. Next come WA, QLD, SA, TAS.