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Good regulation begins with the regulators
18 March 2014 , Australian Financial Review , Frydenberg, J
Removing costly and unnecessary regulation is the pathway to more investment and jobs. But just as important as the regulations themselves is the role of the regulators and the impact their performance can have ...
We have the chance to make a big difference
3 March 2014 , Herald Sun , Frydenberg, J
We should be proud that as president of the G20, the world’s pre-eminent economic grouping, Australia is taking centre stage. Recently, finance ministers and central bankers from the world’s biggest economies descended on Sydney. It was ...
The Liberal tradition in Australian foreign policy
3 March 2014 , Australian Foreign Policy - Controversies and Debates Edited by Daniel Baldino, Andrew Carr, Anthony Langlois , Frydenberg, J
The Liberal tradition in Australian foreign policyThe Hon Josh Frydenberg MPThere is a proud Liberal tradition in Australian foreign policy. It is replete with historic achievements. At its heart are three key themes.First, there is ...
Corrections calendar first step on reform road
13 January 2014 , The Australian , Frydenberg, J
Central to the Coalition's plan to cut $1 billion a year in red and green tape is the commitment to hold two parliamentary repeal days each year where inefficient, ineffective and unnecessary regulation embedded in ...
Game Changer
11 January 2014 , The Weekend Australian , Frydenberg, J
Paul McNamee is an Australian sporting icon. It is to his credit and to our benefit that he has recorded his eventful life in a gripping new book, Game Changer.   From his ...
The red tape is being cut loose
9 December 2013 , The Australian , Frydenberg, J
When the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index recently ranked 148 countries in terms of their regulatory burden and placed Australia a pitiful 128th, Australia's decision-makers were sent an ominous message. Cut red and green ...
Parliamentary diary: Pomp, drama and talks about Kevin
22 November 2013 , The Australian Women's Weekly , Frydenberg, J
My first week back in Parliament begins just as it ends, with tales about Kevin. Canberra's Ecumenical Church Service, held on the Tuesday before first sittings, is always well attended. The newly minted ...
Abbott’s foreign policy advice is in good hands (Letter to the Editor)
9 November 2013 , The Australian , Frydenberg, J
POOR old Carl Ungerer ("Abbott must abandon his Anglosphere nonsense", 7/11). In a fit of self-pity following Labor's election defeat and his old boss Bob Carr's humiliating dash to the parliamentary exit, Ungerer ...
US role as security guarantor is vital (Letter to the Editor)
5 November 2013 , Australian Financial Review , Frydenberg, J
It is with surprise I read Brian Toohey's "Huawei and US Protectionism" (AFR, November 2-3). Toohey claimed that my description of the United States as Australia's "security guarantor" goes against the "long-standing recognition by a succession ...
We can't afford not to cut red tape
29 October 2013 , Australian Financial Review , Frydenberg, J
The truth is business regulation is now right out of control. The quantity and complexity of business regulation today is eating away at the entrepreneurial spirit of Australian business.”   Who said this? ...
Menzies still guiding light for our country and party
8 October 2013 , Herald Sun , Frydenberg, J. and Kemp, D.
In 1978 more than 100,000 Victorians lined the streets. They were not there to attend a grand final parade or see a visiting head of state. As the funeral procession passed, they came to ...
Meet The Parents
5 October 2013 , The Weekend Australian , Frydenberg, J
A Smile for My Parents is a remarkable new book. Its pages spring to life with little known anecdotes and vignettes about the lives of two special Australians, Robert and Pattie Menzies. Its author, ...
Deregulation program will pave the way for productivity growth
23 September 2013 , The Australian , Frydenberg, J
In the five years from mid-2007, multi-factor productivity declined across the country by 3 per cent. Last year the respected Economist Intelligence Unit ranked 51 countries for productivity growth, with Australia coming in second ...
Research is smart way to help build our future
5 September 2013 , Herald Sun , Frydenberg J
Many important issues have dominated this election, with budgets and boats coming quickly to mind.But one subject, promoted by the Coalition and critical to our nation’s future has been largely overlooked. Medical research.Properly funded, medical ...
Abbott has pedigree to restore Australia's reputation in region
30 August 2013 , The Australian , Frydenberg, J
Desperate times call for desperate measures. With his back against the wall, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has launched another nasty, baseless attack on Tony Abbott.   His claim yesterday that the Opposition leader ...
New Rudd comes at a high price
11 July 2013 , Herald Sun , Frydenberg, J
We might have Kevin Rudd Mark II but the problem is that little has changed.   Voters are all too familiar with Rudd's first-term legacy of pink batts, $900 payments to dead people ...
Jeffrey Smart – A Tribute
9 July 2013 , The Progress Leader , Frydenberg, J
Last month Australia sadly lost one of its greatest artists, Jeffrey Smart AO.In a career spanning more than half a century, Smart’s symmetrical and colourful paintings of industrial landscapes, transport infrastructure, containers and street signs ...
Five reasons Labor has failed on foreign policy
25 June 2013 , The Daily Telegraph , Frydenberg, J
Last week the Prime Minister announced she was off to Jakarta in July. It was a double-edged defence against her two biggest points of weakness, border protection and the looming challenge from Kevin Rudd.  But should ...
Trade deal needed with Japan
20 June 2013 , Australian Financial Review , Frydenberg, J
Among those gathered at the G8 meeting in Northern Ireland this week was Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan. Returning to the helm, after a brief stint as PM in 2006-7, Abe’s approval ratings are at a record high ...
Ignoring cyber threat is a risk we can't take
18 June 2013 , Herald Sun , Frydenberg, J
Australia faces a new security threat. No longer is any government or company computer safe from being hacked. The Reserve Bank, the Bureau of Statistics and the Australian Secret Intelligence Organisation have all recently ...


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