Mark Arbib


Small Business Minister role opens up – again

2:04PM | Tuesday, 28 February 2012 |  Labor Senator Mark Arbib has stepped down from his role as Small Business Minister, much to the exasperation of the small business sector, which will now have to deal with its fourth federal representative in five years.

Small Business Minister Mark Arbib identifies rents and payroll tax as top SME concerns

1:00PM | Friday, 27 January 2012 |  Newly-appointed Small Business Minister Mark Arbib has downplayed the level of concern among small businesses over the carbon tax, identifying rents and payroll tax as more important.

Franchise Council of Australia calls for small business assistance program

1:00PM | Wednesday, 18 January 2012 |  The Franchise Council of Australia is calling for the development of a small business assistance program that would allow emerging companies to use the Federal Government guarantee when seeking funding.

Arbib replaces Sherry as Small Business Minister

12:05PM | Monday, 12 December 2011 |  The Gillard Government has appointed Mark Arbib as Australia’s Small Business Minister following the resignation of Nick Sherry, who held the title for little more than a year.