The Hon Chris Bowen MP - Federal Member for McMahon
What's Happening Posted October 01, 2014.
Thank you for inviting me to speak with you here today.
Professor Harper and ACCC Chairman Rod Sims will be speaking shortly, and no doubt the recent release of the Harper review will be front and centre of their presentations.
I want today to give you Labor’s view on competition policy, and the Draft Recommendations in the Draft Harper Report.
Competition policy is an economic policy area of great importance to the future prosperity of this country.
There is no doubt that competition policy has played a fundamental role in ensuring the uninterrupted economic growth that Australians have enjoyed over the past 24 years.
From improvements to the way firms can do business, to opening up previously sheltered sectors of the...Read complete article »