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Posted by Alberto Fascetti on Nov 13, 2018 1:11:09 AM

Time to Celebrate Australia’s Migrant Entrepreneurs

 

Migration spurs debate on all sides. Supporters believe a high migration rate boosts Australia’s skill pool, enhances our economy and helps to counteract the effects of an ageing population.

Critics say high migration puts pressure on the infrastructure of our larger cities, reduces our quality of life and takes work opportunities away from locals.

Writing for the Sydney Morning Herald earlier this year, Tony Featherstone, a former editor of the Business Review Weekly, argued the case for including entrepreneurship in the migration debate. He said, “we don’t do nearly enough to raise awareness of migrant and refugee entrepreneurship in Australia.”

Mr Featherstone also believes Australia’s multiculturalism should be celebrated and promoted as one of our startup community’s greatest strengths. Our uniquely multicultural society should be used to attract migrant entrepreneurs, whether established or just starting out, and we also need to work out how to best support them. Let’s examine the issue more closely...

Posted by Alberto Fascetti on Apr 17, 2018 6:23:54 AM

Time to Celebrate Australia’s Migrant Entrepreneurs

 

Migration spurs debate on all sides. Supporters believe a high migration rate boosts Australia’s skill pool, enhances our economy and helps to counteract the effects of an ageing population.

Critics say high migration puts pressure on the infrastructure of our larger cities, reduces our quality of life and takes work opportunities away from locals.

Writing for the Sydney Morning Herald recently, Tony Featherstone, a former editor of the Business Review Weekly, argues the case for including entrepreneurship in the migration debate. He says, “we don’t do nearly enough to raise awareness of migrant and refugee entrepreneurship in Australia.”

Mr Featherstone also believes Australia’s multiculturalism should be celebrated and promoted as one of our startup community’s greatest strengths. Our uniquely multicultural society should be used to attract migrant entrepreneurs, whether established or just starting out, and we also need to work out how to best support them. Let’s examine the issue more closely...

Posted by Alberto Fascetti on Mar 13, 2018 9:17:58 AM

*Newsflash* New Business Visa to be Trialled in South Australia

Great news for entrepreneurs and investors – the Liberal opposition party in South Australia has announced that it has secured an agreement with the government to pilot a new 'entrepreneur visa' in the state aimed at increasing business growth and investment. Read on for further details on this proposed business visa...

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