201410.30

Motoring industry back around the table

Today’s roundtable of peak bodies representing the whole of the automotive industry supply and service chain and consumers agreed on an action plan to finalise principles on the sharing of information and technical specifications. This will ensure the implementation of a competitive and transparent vehicle sales and service system for all Australian motorists A revised…

201410.29

Government cuts more than $2.1 billion of red-tape

The Abbott Coalition Government is cutting red tape to make life easier, help small business, strengthen our economy and create jobs. For the first time in history, the Abbott Government is dedicating two days of Parliament each year to removing red tape. During the Spring Red Tape Repeal Day on 29 October, nearly 1,000 pieces…

201410.29

Transcript – ABC 774 Fight Club

Subjects: Foreign Fighters legislation, fuel indexation, Nova Peris Presenter: There’s a lot going on around the fuel price, the reintroduction of indexation, and I want to get to that in a moment. But I want to do a bit of National Security Legislation first. The ABC broke the news today that the man who is…

201410.29

Transcript – Interview with Justin Smith, 2UE

E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: ACCC, carbon tax repeal JUSTIN SMITH: And to another part of the Government, they promised to repeal the carbon tax; they did just that but now they’re going after the airlines for not passing on the carbon tax savings. Qantas and Virgin Australia and Regional Express are in the guns with the Government…

201410.24

Billson opens new $740,000 learning areas at Bayside Christian College

Local Federal Member for Dunkley, Bruce Billson, today joined students and staff at Bayside Christian College to officially open new learning spaces in the School’s multi-purpose building. Mr Billson said the Australian Government provided $350,000 in funding to ensure students had access to the right facilities and plenty of room to grow and learn. “The…

201410.23

Joint media release – Ministers Billson, Robb and Joyce – Advancing Australian Exports

The Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) Amendment (Direct Lending and Other Measures) Bill 2014 was introduced into Parliament yesterday. This Bill enhances the capacity of the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) to support small- and medium-sized businesses seeking to capitalise on global trade opportunities. This means real economic benefits delivered for small- and…

201410.22

Reducing red-tape tape burdens for small business

The Coalition Government knows small business is the engine room of the Australian economy and we are committed to reducing the red tape burden the sector faces. Cutting red tape is at the heart of this Government’s mission: to build a strong and prosperous economy for a safe and secure Australia. The Commonwealth Government is…