201412.13

Transcript – Interview with Brett McLeod, 3AW

Friday, 12 December 2014 E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Korea FTA, Prime Minister’s Office BRETT MCLEOD: One of the successes of the Government this year, one of the runaway successes, has been various Free Trade Agreements or freer trade agreements is probably a better way of putting it, but they will certainly reduce the cost of imports and…

201412.10

Transcript – Interview with Steve Price, 2GB

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Small business, GP co-payment, Budget, Crowd-Sourced Equity Funding. STEVE PRICE: On the line to discuss the GP co-payment among other things is the Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson. Nice to talk to you again Minister. MINISTER BILLSON: Good to be with you and your listeners Steve. STEVE PRICE:…

201412.08

Transcript – Interview with Kieran Gilbert, Sky News

Monday, 8 December 2014 E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Polls, Budget, Paid Parental Leave, child care, United Nations climate summit, crowdsourcing, Harper Competition Review, Financial System Inquiry . KIERAN GILBERT: Good morning and welcome to the program. Prime Minister Tony Abbott continues to take a battering in the opinion polls. Labor is ahead 52/48 on a two party…

201412.07

Transcript – Interview with Peter Van Onselen, Sky News

Sunday, 7 December 2014 E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Paid parental leave, Senate, small business, women, Medicare co-payment, Temporary Protection Visas, child care, Assistant Treasurer, ChAFTA, Election, Tax White Paper. PETER VAN ONSELEN: I am joined live in the studio here now by Bruce Billson, the Small Business Minister, thanks for your company. MINISTER BILLSON: Morning. PETER VAN…

201411.19

Transcript – Interview with David Speers, Sky News

E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Victorian election, Electorate office, East West Link, Palmer United Party disbanding, ChAFTA, Economic Action Agenda DAVID SPEERS: We are ten days out from the Victorian State Election. It is neck and neck – Daniel Andrews, Denis Napthine will be on stage here tonight taking questions from undecided voters chosen by Galaxy Research. This…

201411.18

Transcript – Interview with Alan Jones, 2GB

E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries’ code of practice ALAN JONES: Bruce Billson is on the line, the Small Business Minister. Minister, good morning. MINISTER BILLSON: Good morning to you Alan, and your listeners. ALAN JONES: So… MINISTER BILLSON: A busy day, a slightly tense day I might suggest Alan. ALAN JONES: But you…

201411.18

Transcript – Interview with Leon Byner, FIVEaa, Adelaide

E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: Franchising Code of Conduct LEON BYNER: Federal Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson. Bruce, thanks for joining us today. MINISTER BILLSON: Good morning to you Leon and your listeners on this hot day in Adelaide. LEON BYNER: Absolutely. Can you give us an idea of some of the treatment of franchisees that forced…

201411.12

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…

201410.29

Transcript – ABC 774 Fight Club

Subjects: Foreign Fighters legislation, fuel indexation, Nova Peris Presenter: There’s a lot going on around the fuel price, the reintroduction of indexation, and I want to get to that in a moment. But I want to do a bit of National Security Legislation first. The ABC broke the news today that the man who is…

201410.29

Transcript – Interview with Justin Smith, 2UE

E&OE……………………………………………… Subjects: ACCC, carbon tax repeal JUSTIN SMITH: And to another part of the Government, they promised to repeal the carbon tax; they did just that but now they’re going after the airlines for not passing on the carbon tax savings. Qantas and Virgin Australia and Regional Express are in the guns with the Government…