201505.28

A new era for Australian small business

Thursday 28 May 2015: The Government’s 2015 Budget is a historic, unprecedented and a ‘game changer’ for the hard working women and men of Australian small business. Our Growing Jobs and Small Business package is the biggest economic recognition of the sector in Australia’s history, and today I am introducing the first tranche of legislation…

201505.27

Transcript – Graham Richardson – Sky

Wednesday, 27 May 2015: E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Budget – Small business package GRAHAM RICHARDSON: Bruce Billson welcome to the program. MINISTER BILLSON: Graham thanks for having me and best wishes to you and the viewers. GRAHAM RICHARDSON: Good on you. Now I know from the papers – if you read it there it must be right,…

201505.27

Start-ups to get a major boost with new laws

Wednesday 27 May 2015: The start-up sector will soon receive a massive boost as new laws to improve employee share schemes passed through the House of Representatives today and were transmitted to the Senate for passage. These changes to the employee share scheme framework build on our Growing Jobs and Small Business package which is…

201505.27

Transcript – Address to the National Press Club

E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Growing Jobs and Small Business package, other Abbott Government measures, importance of small business, accelerated depreciation for farmers announcement LAURIE WILSON: Ladies and gentlemen, welcome once again to the National Press Club for this week’s Westpac address. It’s long been an economic mantra that small business is the engine room of the Australian…

201505.22

Redevelopment of Norlane Community Centre to bring $91.5 million to regional economy

Friday 22 May 2015: Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister/ Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development and Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development: The redevelopment of Norlane Community Centre will bring $91.5 million to the Victorian regional economy which will significantly benefit small businesses, the Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson announced today…

201505.22

Increased road safety for Mt Eliza residents

Friday 22 May 2015: Mount Eliza motorists and pedestrians will be safer following confirmation by VicRoads of much-needed improvements to be undertaken on Nepean Highway near Tower Road later this year. Following my 2013 election commitment to ensure safety improvements could occur at the intersection of Nepean Hwy, Tower Road and Volitans Ave in Mount…

201505.21

Transcript – Doorstop with PM and Matt Williams MP – Budget

Thursday 21 May 2015: E&OE……………………………………………… Subject: Budget 2015 – small business package. MINISTER BILLSON: PM thank you, Matt thank you. This is a great success story of Australian entrepreneurship. Tony and Tania they are sons of entrepreneurs, their children are entrepreneurial in their outlook. This is the story of success for so many communities. Men…