Speeches

2017

Keynote address, 'Inspiring Rare Birds' launch, Parliament House, Canberra

Thank you very much Jo and it's an absolute pleasure to be here tonight with you all to celebrate the Canberra launch of Inspiring Rare Birds.

Driving Regulatory Reform Forum 2017, The Mantra, Canberra

Good morning, everyone. It's great to see so many of you here.

Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission – 2015 Australian Charities Report launch, Parliament House

I am thrilled to see such a great representation of charities to launch the 2015 Australian Charities Report.

2016

National Electrical and Communications Association, (NECA) Lunch Event

Good afternoon, everyone — it’s great to be here on what is a big day for the National Electrical and Communications Association.

Address at the Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) Conference, Sydney

Good morning, everyone — it's fantastic to be here to speak to you for the first time as Small Business Minister.

Plumbing Products Industry Group AGM

Welcome

Good morning.

‘Innovation meets opportunity’ - Opening speech to the National Franchising Convention 2016

Good morning, everyone — it’s fantastic to be here, and to have the honour of officially opening this convention.  

Remarks at the Family Business Australia National Conference, Albert Park, Melbourne

Thanks Steve (Samson, Family Business Australia Chairman) for that welcome and thanks to Family Business Australia for inviting me here today.

Small Business Development Conference, Melbourne

Good morning. Thanks for the warm welcome and thank you to our conference hosts:

Remarks regarding the 2016 Census, Parliament House

It’s great to be here today to discuss the 2016 Census. It is an important event which has been held every 5 years since 1911.