Speeches

2015

Address to the Canberra Business Chamber, Canberra

Thanks Glenn. Glenn has thought of everything tonight. The mood lighting is just right for a face like mine, so thank you for that. It is good to be with you.

Address at the Natonal Ausmumpreneur Of The Year, Melbourne

It is a great honour to be here tonight with you all, and I wouldn’t have missed it for the world.

Address at the Business Armadale Breakfast, Perth

Thanks Andrew. Thank you for all coming today. It does feel a little bit like my own electorate some forty to sixty kilometres out of Melbourne. That great southern hemisphere capital.

Address to Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Thanks Nicole. It is great to be here. Thank you to each and every one of you for coming along, but more sincerely, thanks for all you do for the economy and the country.

Address to the National Press Club, Canberra

Well, thank you Laurie, to my parliamentary colleagues, to a room full of friends of enterprise, thank you for having me here at the National Press Club.

Address to CEDA, Melbourne

Thank you for having me here today. To Professor Ian Harper may I extend my thanks again.

Address to the National Press Club, Canberra

Well, thank you Laurie, to my parliamentary colleagues, to a room full of friends of enterprise, thank you for having me here at the National Press Club.

Address at the Institute of Public Accountants’ Federal Budget Breakfast, Canberra

It is a good morning. A sincerely good morning. In fact, it is a great morning for the enterprising men and women of our country.

Address at the Institute of Public Accountants’ Federal Budget Breakfast, Canberra

It is a good morning. A sincerely good morning. In fact, it is a great morning for the enterprising men and women of our country.

2014

Speech to 2014 Telstra Business Women's Awards

Ladies and gentlemen, what a spectacular evening and hasn’t Andrew Daddo added so much to it? He is a natural.

Speech to Many Rivers Microfinance luncheon

I want to share with you a story of a woman with acumen and ability but not the tools to bring about the ambition that she had and a small loan enabled her to rebuild.

Address to the National Franchising Council National Franchising Convention, Sydney

It is great to be back with you and I want to thank you all for all you are doing for the economy - for your enterprise and your contribution to livelihoods and prosperity for our nation.

Address to the Competition Policy Review International Conference, Canberra

Thank you for your warm welcome.

Turkish Chamber of Commerce Small Business Forum, Bankstown, Sydney

I am back and I’m more than honoured to be back not as the Shadow Minister for Small Business but the Cabinet Minister for Small Business in the Abbott Government.

APEC SME Ministerial Meeting, Shanghai

Thank you Minister Miao.

Address to the AustCham Luncheon, Fairmont Peace Hotel, Shanghai

Thank you for inviting me along today. I would like to pay tribute to all of you; I don’t think your success and journey is celebrated enough.

Business SA 175th Anniversary Gala Dinner - Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide

I’ve been invited along tonight to give a short speech and look at me – it’s the only speech I can give.

Address to the Small Business Forum, Milperra, Sydney

hank you for coming along tonight. You are very blessed to have a passionate, authentic and very energetic local member in Craig Kelly.