201506.16

Transcript – Chris Smith, 2GB – package passes Senate

Tuesday, 15 June 2015: E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Small business package -instant asset write off CHRIS SMITH: I mentioned this small business package getting the green light from the Senate, yes it is almost a headline in itself! The Senate passing a Budget package and it concerns small business – a $20,000 instant asset write off on…

201506.16

Australia to lead APEC data flows project to increase small business trade

Joint media release with Standards Australia 16 June 2015: * Launch of Australia-led APEC project to enhance international trade and business opportunities for small business and family enterprise. * Project will seek to harmonise data and information flow standards to facilitate the movement of data across APEC economies. * APEC SMEs and relevant stakeholders can…

201506.05

Transcript – 2GB with Ben Fordham

Wednesday 3 June 2015: Subjects: Generation Y workers, apprenticeships BEN FORDHAM: Bruce Billson is the Small Business Minister and the energiser bunny of the Abbott Government, he joins me on the line, Bruce Billson, good afternoon. MINISTER BILLSON: Ben, great to be with you and your listeners. BEN FORDHAM: You’re everywhere at the moment, thank…

201506.04

Transcript – Sky Agenda with Kieran Gilbert

Thursday 4 June 2015: Subjects: Small business package, Opposition tactics, Cabinet leaks KIERAN GILBERT: With me now, the Small Business Minister Bruce Billson. Mr Billson thanks very much for your time. Mr Hockey this morning is saying that he wants Labor to back the package through the Senate. What more does Labor need to do…

201506.04

Transcript – Sky News with Janine Perrett

Wednesday 3 June 2015: Subjects: Small business package, Opposition tactics, unfair contract terms, Australia’s World Cup bid JANINE PERRETT: Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson, welcome to the show. MINISTER BILLSON: Thanks Janine. Best wishes to you and the viewers. JANINE PERRETT: Firstly, I have to ask you because it is compulsory today to everybody…

201506.03

A friend for small business and family enterprise – the Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 Today I introduced The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bills. This fulfils a key election commitment of the Abbott Government and shows our dedication to ensuring Australia becomes the best place to start and grow a small business. The Government undertook extensive consultations to determine the most appropriate functions,…

201506.03

Statement on Bill Shorten’s actions in the House

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 Today’s stunt by Bill Shorten and the ALP in the Parliament was another example of Labor playing politics. Bill Shorten moved to guillotine debate and discussion on key aspects of the Government’s growing jobs and small business package before it had barely begun. Rather than allow small business and family enterprise…

201506.02

Transcript – To The Point – Sky

Tuesday, 2 June 2015 E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Small business budget package, same-sex marriage, Cabinet conversations, polls KRISTINA KENEALLY: Bruce Billson, welcome to the program, it’s an absolute delight to have you as our first Coalition Minister. PETER VAN ONSELEN: Obviously, I’m bad cop to Kristina Keneally good cop, so let me ask the first question: It…