Interview with Chris Coleman, 2CC

22 November 2016

COLEMAN: A big day ahead for small business in Canberra tomorrow, with the Federal Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack having a chat at a breakfast for the Canberra Business Chamber. They’re putting on a big breakfast tomorrow, in partnership with the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Let’s find out what’s going to be […]

Doorstop Interview, Adelaide

1 November 2016

McCORMACK: Hello, I’m Michael McCormack – Australia’s Small Business Minister. I am here at FCT Flames in Adelaide, having a look at the amazing technology – the amazing export business – this is. It’s a global company which is exporting to the world with combustion. But more than that, it’s innovation, it’s agility. It’s South […]

Press conference, Parliament House

15 September 2016

MINISTER MCCORMACK: I thank you all for coming today. I am pleased to be joined by the Minister for Employment Michaelia Cash and the Minister for Infrastructure & Transport, Darren Chester.  We are here today to announce the report by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman’s Inquiry into the effect of the Road […]

Joint Press Conference, Parliament House, Canberra

10 August 2016

MICHAEL MCCORMACK: Thank you for being here this morning. We are here to explain and to discuss last night's Census online form outage. I will be clear from the outset, this was not an attack, nor was it a hack but rather, it was an attempt to frustrate the collection of Australian Bureau of Statistics […]

Interview with Michael Rowland, ABC News Breakfast

9 August 2016

ROWLAND The Federal Minister charged with responsibility for the Census is Michael McCormack and he joins us now. Michael McCormack, good morning. McCORMACK Good morning Michael. ROWLAND Are you more nervous about tonight than you are about election nights? McCORMACK Oh, no. I think tonight is rather an exciting night. It’s a snapshot of Australia […]

Interview with Kieran Gilbert, Sky News

9 August 2016

GILBERT We’ve got Michael McCormack, he’s the Minister for the Census, but also a sports fan and I know a couple of the members of the Aussie Women’s team are from your electorate, from the Riverina. McCORMACK Indeed. They will be celebrating at Kildare Catholic College in Wagga Wagga with Alicia Quirk, the school captain […]

Remarks with the Australian Statistician, Mr David Kalisch, ABS Headquarters, Canberra

8 August 2016

MICHAEL McCORMACK Well, thank you very much. It’s a great pleasure to be here with the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Statistician, David Kalisch, to again talk about the importance of tomorrow night’s Census – Census 2016. What an important event it is. The largest logistical exercise conducted in Australia. It’s conducted once every five […]

Remarks at the Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne

7 August 2016

JOURNALIST Minister, you've just come from meeting some of the newborns here. What's your message in regards to newborns and Tuesday night's Census? McCORMACK Well, I met one of Australia's newest citizens, young Madison Ruggieri, and we welcome her. There's one baby born in Australia every one minute and 46 seconds – 25 a day […]