201409.30

Funding agreement signed to deter crime around Frankston

Local Federal Member for Dunkley Bruce Billson and Frankston City Council Mayor Darrel Taylor today confirmed work will soon start to deter anti-social behaviour in and around Frankston, following the signing of a $359,000 funding agreement. “Earlier this year the Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and I announced an investment of $359,000 to improve safety…

201409.22

Transcript – Interview with Brett McLeod, 3AW

Subjects: ACCC Fuel Monitoring Report, Prime Minister’s Address to Parliament, security at APH Brett McLeod: Right now I want to talk about petrol prices. It’s school holidays and traditionally that’s when we see a nice hefty spike in petrol prices but the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is being given extra powers, extra reporting…

201409.22

GOVERNMENT WELCOMES DRAFT COMPETITION REVIEW

The Abbott Government today welcomed the Harper Competition Review Draft Report. This is the first comprehensive review of Australia’s competition law, policy and institutional framework in 20 years and delivers on a key election commitment. The review focuses on improving outcomes for Australians, by making markets work in the long term interests of consumers. It…

201409.19

Joint Media Release: The Hon Barnaby Joyce and The Hon Bruce Billson: Improved regulations for wheat exports: mandatory code announced

The Australian Government has today released the mandatory port access code of conduct for bulk wheat exports, which will assist farmers and exporters to access the infrastructure that delivers Australia’s wheat to the rest of the world. Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, and Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson, said the code will replace the…

201409.19

New safety standard announced to protect children on our roads

The Minister for Small Business, the Hon Bruce Billson, today announced important changes to the mandatory safety standard to increase protection for children travelling in motor vehicles. The changes mean that the latest developments in child restraints for motor vehicles are available in Australia and the Standard will continue to provide a high level of…

201409.18

Learning a second language can be child’s play

Local Federal Member for Dunkley, Bruce Billson, today encouraged local preschools in Dunkley to nominate for a place in the 2015 Early Learning Languages Australia trial. Mr Billson said expressions of interest have now opened to be one of 40 preschools nationwide to take part in the trial which will see languages other than English…

201409.12

Speech: Turkish Chamber of Commerce Small Business Forum hosted by Craig Laundy MP, Bankstown, 10 September 2014

*****Check against delivery***** I am back and I’m more than honoured to be back not as the Shadow Minister for Small Business but the Cabinet Minister for Small Business in the Abbott Government. I particularly want to acknowledge our President Altug (Sanli) who puts his heart and soul into this organisation. I particularly want to…

201409.12

Peninsula Aquatic and Recreation Centre opens with a splash

Local Federal MP for Frankston Bruce Billson today officially opened the city’s new $49.7 million Peninsula Aquatic and Recreation Centre (PARC). Mr Billson said today is a celebration of the hard work of many in the community who have brought this state-of-the-art facility to fruition. “There are 120,000 residents in the City of Frankston, including…