Speeches

2017

Address to the Credit Law Conference, Marriott Resort & Spa, Surfers Paradise

Good morning, everyone — thanks so much for that welcome. And thanks, also, to the organisers of this event and its many sponsors.

‘Franchise intelligence’, Address to the National Franchising Convention, Gold Coast

Good morning, everyone — it's fantastic to be here.

I'm no Shark or Bear — far from it, in fact. But I can't help but notice the lush fairways and the rolling greens here at the Pines.

Community and Collaboration - Address to the National Small Business Summit, Melbourne

Good evening, everyone. It's fantastic to make my National Small Business Summit debut.

'Small Business White Paper Consultation', Address to the Institute of Public Accountants, Wagga Wagga

Thanks very much Andrew (Conway, CEO Institute of Public Accountants). I very much appreciate that.

Address to the Alcohol Beverages Celebration of Industry dinner, Parliament House, Canberra

Good evening

It's great to join you tonight to represent Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at your dinner of celebration. Thank you for having me.

'Cyber security threats and small businesses', Address to the Cyber Plus small business cyber security bundle launch, Parliament House, Canberra

Good morning, everyone.

It's great to be here for the launch of the Cyber Plus small business security bundle.

'Australia: a small business success' - Address to The Sydney Institute

Introduction

Every morning, almost one in two Australians goes to work in a small business.

Address to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

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Statement of Australia

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I would like to thank the Government of the Republic of Korea for hosting this meeting and the people of Jeju for their hospitality.

Address to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

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Address to the South-East Queensland Small Business Forum, Post-Budget Breakfast, Queensland

Thank you.

I am delighted to join you all here and outline how this year’s Federal Budget backs small business.

Address to the Institute of Public Accountants & Canberra Business Chamber, Annual Federal Budget Breakfast, Parliament House, Canberra

Thanks Steve [Price] for that introduction.

I am excited to join you all and tell you a bit more about the Coalition Government's plans for jobs, for growth and for the future.

Address to the Remote Australia Live Symposium, The Mint, Sydney.

Thank you Dennis, for your kind introduction.

Address at the Australian Dental Industry Association office opening, Alexandria, Sydney

Good morning, everyone. It's great to be here — an honour, in fact — as you officially open your new headquarters here in Alexandria.

Address to the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia Breakfast Event, Sofitel Hotel, Sydney

Thanks Cynthia and hello, everyone. It’s great to see so many of you here this morning.

Keynote address, Australian Small Business Champion Awards, The Westin Hotel, Sydney

Good evening everyone and thank you Natarsha.

I want to thank Steve Loe for the invitation to be here.

Keynote address, Consumer Action Law Centre Breakfast Event, Parliament House, Canberra

Good morning everyone – thanks so much for being here.

And thanks, also, to the Consumer Action Law Centre for putting on this event.   

Keynote address, Consumer Congress, Federation Square, Melbourne

Hello, everyone, it’s great to be here in Melbourne this morning — and to see so many enthusiastic faces!

Keynote address, Retail Leaders' Forum, Sofitel Hotel, Sydney

Hello, everyone. It’s great to be here for the second day of the Retail Leaders Forum, and to have the chance to talk to some of the industry’s leading lights.