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Senator the Hon Nick Sherry Minister for Small Business, Minister Assisting on Deregulation and Minister Assisting the Minister for Tourism

Minister Nick Sherry

SENATOR THE HON NICK SHERRY

Small business is the backbone of the Australian economy.

The Australian Government provides assistance ranging from expert advice to grants to help our small businesses succeed.

News and features

Baker with bread, shutterstock.com

Government consults Burnie small business owners

North West business owners have met Federal and State Government representatives at a Small Business Roundtable in Burnie.

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Federal small business payments reach timely milestone

The Australian Government continues to lead the way in on-time payments to small business – settling 97.7 per cent of invoices within 30 days in 2010-11, up by 0.5 per cent on the previous year.

Coins and graph, Shutterstock.com

Corporate and Business Banking Forum address

 

Senator Nick Sherry addresses the Australian Banking and Finance Magazine 2nd annual Corporate and Business Banking Forum.

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Address to the Australian Airports Association Convention 2011

 

Senator Nick Sherry gave a keynote address to the Australian Airports Association Convention.

 FROM THE MINISTER

Senator the Hon Nick SherryThe Gillard Government is cutting red tape for small business - survey figures show 99 per cent of small business people who have taken advantage of the Government’s Superannuation Clearing House are satisfied with the service.

 LATEST NEWS

Monday, 12 December 2011

STATEMENT: SENATOR THE HON NICK SHERRY

Today I am announcing my retirement from the Ministry, with my final day being tomorrow, Tuesday 13 December.
Monday, 12 December 2011

RETIREMENT FROM MINISTRY

Senator Nick Sherry addresses a news conference to announce his retirement from the Ministry.
Wednesday, 7 December 2011

ADDRESS AT AUSTRALIAN TOURISM EXPORT COUNCIL MEETING PLACE CONFERENCE

Senator Sherry addresses the Australian Tourism Export Council Meeting Place Conference in Sydney, Wednesday 7 December 2011.
Monday, 5 December 2011

ADDRESS AT NATIONAL TOURISM ALLIANCE’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY

Minister Assisting on Tourism Senator Nick Sherry addressed the 10th anniversary celebrations of the National Tourism Alliance.
Monday, 5 December 2011

TOURISM ACCESS CONTINUALLY IMPROVING

Planning for future growth was a key feature of the fourth meeting of the Tourism Access Working Group, formed under the National Long-Term Tourism Strategy, which was held in Sydney today.
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