201603.30

Community action as Frankston Ice Forum announced

Wednesday 30 March 2016 Community action is central to the findings of the National Ice Taskforce, and together with Peninsula Voice, I will be actively participating in the Frankston Ice Forum to be conducted on the 27th of April, 2016 from 6:30pm at Peninsula City Church. As a community representative and father, I continue to be…

201602.24

Stronger Communities Programme – Apply for a part of $150,000

Wednesday 24th February 2016   Local clubs, not-for-profit organisations and councils are encouraged to apply for a share in $150,000 made available under Round two of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Programme. The funding can be used for capital expenditure to assist local community projects. As the Member for Dunkley, I am extremely excited to…

201602.17

Cash injection for local Sand Sculpting tourism attraction

Wednesday 17th February 2016 Tourism in Dunkley will receive a well-deserved boost with the announcement of $750,000 in funding under the Federal Government’s Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure Programme. Federal Member for Dunkley, Bruce Billson MP, welcomed the announcement and said the investment in tourism infrastructure would help attract more visitors to the local area, allow…

201602.10

Billson urges State ‘strategic’ rethink on Frankston rail ‘project’

Wednesday 10th February 2016 The State Labor Government has been urged to rethink its attitude to the Frankston Railway Station investment with local Federal MP, Bruce Billson saying it is a ‘strategic opportunity’ not to be missed and not simply a ‘project’. Mr Billson told Federal Parliament that after highlighting how funding for the station…

201602.01

Kate Carnell – Australia’s first Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman

Monday 1 February 2016 Kate Carnell is an outstanding appointment as Australia’s first Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman and will be a key contributor to ‘energizing enterprise’ in the Australian economy. When I conceived the role and included it in the Coalition’s 2010 and 2013 small business election policies, I envisaged an individual with…

201601.28

Seaford Community Centre restored Junior Library saved

Thursday 28 January 2016 In its 49th year of operation, the Seaford Junior Library faced closure due to local council funding constraints. A rescue plan conceived by local Federal MP, Bruce Billson resulted in funding commitments from all levels of government and a relaunch that celebrated a rejuvenated Seaford Community Centre with a new foundation…

201601.26

Australia Day 2016

Tuesday 26 January 2016 Hundreds of Dunkley residents will formalise their Australian citizenship on Australia Day this year. Congratulations to all of those citizens, as well as their family and friends, who started their life journey somewhere else but have chosen to put their hopes, energies, talents and aspiration into Australia to build a better future…

201507.16

Transcript – 702 ABC Sydney with Robbie Buck

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Harper Review, Clean Energy Finance Corporation ROBBIE BUCK: There is a national small business summit being launched in Sydney tonight. Federal Small Business Minister, Bruce Billson will be there for the opening. Good morning to you. MINISTER BILLSON: Robbie, how are you this morning? And best wishes to your…