201407.29

Speech – Small Business Forum – Milperra Sydney

Thank you for coming along tonight. You are very blessed to have a passionate, authentic and very energetic local member in Craig Kelly. I’m saying that with a genuine appreciation and respect for what Craig brings to our Parliamentary team, his own business experience, the insights he’s gained as he’s looked at ways in which…

201407.25

Nominate a local for the 2015 Australian of the Year Awards

Local Federal MP Bruce Billson is encouraging the community to nominate inspirational Australians for the 2015 Australian of the Year Awards. Mr Billson said the awards recognise remarkable people who inspire, achieve and work hard to build a stronger and safer community. “The awards celebrate the achievements of every day Australians from all walks of…

201407.23

Consumer Price Index– June Quarter 2014

Consumer prices rose by 0.5 per cent in the June quarter, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics this morning. The June quarter outcome indicates that price growth has moderated in the first half of 2014. The 0.5 per cent rise in the CPI in the June quarter…

201407.17

Fines to be introduced for breaches of industry codes

The Abbott Government has moved to give the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) more powers to allow it to apply fines to businesses which breach prescribed industry codes. This is the first step in the start of a new era for franchising regulation and is part of a package of reforms that will improve,…

201407.17

Carbon Tax repeal will benefit our local community

Local Federal MP for Dunkley, Bruce Billson, said today was a historic day for the Abbott Government with the Carbon Tax Repeal Bill passing the Senate. Today’s vote by the Senate to repeal the Carbon Tax is great news for local families and small businesses. Scrapping the Carbon Tax will save the average household around…