Change will not occur unless there is a willingness in parliament for change and that willingness will always be driven by an individual or individuals.
Politicians cannot achieve change unless there is vocal and obvious support for that change. (sign the petition)
This especially applies when well-funded and resourced ideologues and vested interests can take the limelight and dominate any policy debate.
COSBOA and our members have backed Bruce and supported his vision and his actions. Our members have made this possible by in some cases just being members and in many cases by adding informed comment to our policies and our actions. COSBOA is the unambiguous voice for small business that will keep the faith for the people who in the end we represent.
Bill Shorten has expressed a deep desire for his party to engage with the small business sector. There are many, too many, in his party who don’t have the same view. We will support Bill Shorten and fight the naysayers.
We have reached an important point in the economic history of Australia. Is productivity or dominance the most important issue for the Australian business community? Do we run the economy based on the needs of big business, big unions and ideologues or on the needs of the majority and the community?