Transcript-ABC Mid North Coast- Red tape, Fuel

Thursday, 29 January 2015 Interview with Michael Spooner. Subjects: Manning Small Business Forum, red tape, fuel prices, ACCC fuel monitoring report, Food and Grocery Code, Harper Review MICHAEL SPOONER: I spoke with the Federal Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson earlier this morning and began by asking what issues are going to be on the…


ACCC’s Latest Carbon Monitoring Report

Thursday 29 January 2015 I have received the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s latest carbon monitoring report. There is no doubt our commitment to remove the carbon tax cost from small business and household bills saved Australians money across all states and territories. The report focuses on the response of Australian businesses in the December…


CPI Outcomes Encouraging for Small Business

Wednesday 28 January 2015 Today’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) outcome is encouraging news for small businesses in Australia. The report highlights the importance of the Government’s Economic Action Strategy and success in containing cost pressures. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the CPI rose by just 0.2 per cent over the December quarter 2014….


Transcript – Interview with Stephen Cenatiempo, 2NM, Hunter Valley

Thursday, 15 January 2015 Subjects: Price of fuel, ACCC Fuel Monitoring Report STEPHEN CENATIEMPO: Federal Small Business Minister Bruce Billson, he joins us now. Minister, Good morning. MINISTER BILLSON: Steve how are you? And good morning to you and your listeners. STEPHEN CENATIEMPO: Whose fault is this? MINISTER BILLSON: There are moving parts in the…


Action Achieved for Australian Small Business

Wednesday, 24 December 2014 The Abbott Government believes small businesses and family enterprise are the economic life blood of the country. Small Business and family enterprise play a key role in supporting growth and economic opportunity and we are committed to see them prosper. Across the Small Business portfolio we are delivering on every single…


Transcript – Interview with Ross Greenwood, 2GB Money News, Sydney

E&OE………………………………………………………. Subjects: Franchising Code of Conduct, ACCC ROSS GREENWOOD: Bruce Billson is the Small Business Minister responsible for all of this and of course as we have told you before Bruce is actually in Cabinet, which is one of the very first times that a Small Business Minister has been on the inner sanctum of…



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