Levelling the playing field for Franchising

The Abbott Government has released its improved, updated Franchising Code of Conduct. Australia is the franchise capital of the world and the sector is a great source of enterprise and innovation, and we want to ensure the system is as healthy as it can be. We have met our election commitment to strengthen the effectiveness…


Transcript – Interview with Leon Compton, 936 ABC Statewide Mornings, Hobart

E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Freight across Bass Strait, red tape, GST reform, AusTender website, HMAS Tobruk LEON COMPTON: At St Helens there has been a business breakfast there, where small business people have been catching up with the Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson, to talk to him about issues on the east coast, about opportunities. It’s…



Local Federal Member for Dunkley Bruce Billson today announced nine local groups in the electorate will share in more than $77,000 in funding to deliver projects commemorating the service and sacrifice of Australian troops in the First World War. Mr Bruce Billson said the projects aim to ensure the spirit of the Anzacs is remembered…


Remembrance Day Services in the electorate

Frankston RSL At the Cenotaph, Cnr David and Young Streets, Frankston 10:50am – 11:30am Seaford RSL At the Cenotaph, Station Street, Seaford 10:30am – 11:15am Mount Eliza Community Centre 90 Canadian Bay Road, Mount Eliza 10:30am – 11:15am Mornington RSL 10:30am – 11:15am