Alex Hawke MP - Federal Member for Mitchell

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Mitchell Businesses Exporting to the World

Abbott Government invests more in the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme

In the last round, 13 businesses in Mitchell received grants to a combined total in excess of $500,000. The provision of a $50 million boost to the EMDG scheme affords more businesses in Mitchell the opportunity to apply for a grant. The 2013-14 grant year opens 1 July 2014 to 1 December 2014.

These changes reflect the Prime Minister’s declaration that Australia is under new management and ‘Open for Business. To read the full media release click here.



March 26, 2014 marks the Coalition Government’s ‘repeal day’ in the House of Representatives, which will scrap over 9,000 regulations


This is an important step toward the Coalitions commitment of cutting $1 billion in red tape each year to benefit businesses, schools and community groups. We are a Government serious about deregulation and have recently launched a website, cutting red tape where you can access information on the deregulation agenda, and track our commitment to cut $1 billion of red tape every year.



Poor regulation affects not only businesses but families and community organisations.  I encourage Mitchell residents to make a submission or comment on more ways red tape can be cut.


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