Speeches

Address to the Australian Food And Grocery Council (AFGC) Industry Leaders Forum, Parliament House, Canberra

30 October 2013

Terry talked about a nation that is open for business and that is very much the ethos the Abbott Government brings. But just hoping for that isn't enough. There is actually a need to nurture and enable an environment that is encouraging and welcoming of enterprise, so that people who are prepared to mortgage their […]

Franchise Council of Australia Conference, Jupiters Casino, Gold Coast, Queensland

21 October 2013

Well it looks like a lot has changed. We've gone from worms to smiley faces to stern faces to sad faces and if its any comfort to you its not unusual that people vote in advance and judge their politicians before they say anything. You did say the Minister for Small Business should know something […]