The Hon Chris Bowen MP - Federal Member for McMahon
What's Happening Posted September 22, 2016.
Two weeks ago in Sydney I gave a speech entitled the “Case for Openness”, in which I argued that openness to trade and immigration has been vital to our economic success over the last quarter of a century and is going to be equally important to keeping our economic growth story going into the future.
Around the world, openness is under attack from isolationists, opponents of immigration and people who don’t support freer trade and the benefits it brings.
We need to continually point to the benefits of an open, outward looking economy and society as being vital for our continued success in engendering economic growth.
But today I want to talk about an equally important part of the equation for national success.
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