Podcasts

Alexi Boyd from the radio show Small Biz Matters interviewed some of the distinguished speakers at our 2019 National Small Business Summit. This is very accessible content targeted at real, "on-the-ground" small business owners rather those who work in policy. Please share it so it gets out to we highly recommend sharing them in industry associations or any networks of small businesses that you may deal with. And if you live in the Hornsby region of Sydney, don't forget to check out Small Biz Matters!

John Price, Commissioner at ASIC

https://youtu.be/4eTO7Q61zGw

John Price commenced as an ASIC Commissioner on 21 March 2012. He is a current member of the Council of Financial Regulators, the coordinating body for Australia's main financial regulatory agencies. John is the sponsor of ASIC's innovation hub, an initiative fintech startups offering financial products or financial services in Australia. He also leads ASIC's work helping small business and cutting red-tape.

Hear from him how ASIC supports small business, what its role is, and what it can and can't do.

Trent Innes, Managing Director of Xero Australia

https://youtu.be/HhDKpSvEK58

Paul Tyler, NBN Co Chief Customer Officer - Business

https://youtu.be/e5X_6S1YzbA

Cosmos Vlahopoulos, Co-Chair, ADTIA

https://youtu.be/id8puaflP4s

Drawing on more than 40 years of hands-on broadcast and telecommunications business experiene, Cosmos Vlahopoulos is the founder and Co-Chair of the Australian Digital and Telecommunications Industry Australia (ADTIA) peak industry body. He is a passionate advocate and lobbyist of this business sector in Australia.

Cosmos has worked closely with government panels such as the Digital Taskforce and assisted in the successful transition of Analog to Digital programme. He has worked with the curriculum upgrade of the ICT10 training package to bring it in line with technology changes. He sits on multiple Australian Standards Committees and uses his subject matter expertise to assist small business owners in reaching their potential through the harnessing and sharing of relevant business knowledge. He believes that a fair go opportunity should exist for everyone as long as they are willing to learn.

Hon. Steve Irons, Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships

https://youtu.be/bLFNdBpJuoE

Fran Deighton, Consumer Strategy Lead at Junkee Media

https://youtu.be/VW9md71rbzQ

On day two of the NSBS, Fran shared some fascinating survey results on what issues really matter to young Australians as part of a panel called The Future of Small Business - Stop Talking and Do Something. The survey reached 25,000 members of the Millennials and Generation Z, and is one of the largest and longest running survey of its kind. The results might not be what you think!

Fran Deighton, Consumer Strategy Lead at Junkee Media

https://youtu.be/VW9md71rbzQ

On day two of the NSBS, Fran shared some fascinating survey results on what issues really matter to young Australians as part of a panel called The Future of Small Business - Stop Talking and Do Something. The survey reached 25,000 members of the Millennials and Generation Z, and is one of the largest and longest running survey of its kind. The results might not be what you think!

Mark Kagan, National Chairman, Family Business Australia

https://youtu.be/8Pvy-GJ2p7w