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October 24, 2018 | Media Releases

ACT AND STATE GOVERNMENTS SHOULD FOLLOW NSW LEAD ON PRIORITISING CHILDREN

Today’s announcement by the New South Wales Government of legislation to ensure no child spends years bouncing between new families in the out of home care system was welcomed today by Senator the Honourable Zed Seselja, Co-Chair of the Parliamentary Friends of Adoption group. “New South Wales have made a decision to prioritise children and their wellbeing above everything else, …

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October 23, 2018 | Media Releases

GOVERNMENT BACKS MORE CHOICE FOR AUSTRALIANS

Cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms have a proud history in our nation, offering 8 in 10 Australians an alternative model to profit-driven enterprises. Today Senator the Honourable Zed Seselja, Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance, along with the Chair of the Parliamentary Friends of Mutuals and Cooperatives, Senator the Honourable Bridget McKenzie, met with leaders of cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned …

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October 15, 2018 | Media Releases

APEC FINANCE MINISTERS MEETING: PAPUA NEW GUINEA

From 16-17 October, I will represent the Australian Government at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers Meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Providing an opportunity for developed and developing economies to work together on significant global and regional issues, APEC is the pre-eminent economic forum in the Asia-Pacific region. This is the first time APEC has been held …

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October 4, 2018 | Media Releases

LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE CERTAINTY TO CO-OPS, MUTUALS, AND CUSTOMER-OWNED BANKS

The Morrison Government is committed to supporting cooperatives, mutuals and member-owned firms in Australia so they can invest, grow and employ more Australians. A stronger cooperatives and mutuals sector will provide Australian consumers with more choices and more cost effective options. Draft legislation to provide a definition for a mutual entity in the Corporations Act and to clarify the uncertainty …

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