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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 Sep 26, 2018 9:55:16 PM

Migrants and Refugees Breathe New Life into Regional Australia

 

 

Overseas migrants are reinvigorating Australia's sparsely populated regional areas and taking up employment in our regional communities. 

In fact, international migrants and refugees are helping to stem population decline in 151 of Australia’s 550 local government regions. Here, we examine the impact more closely...

Posted by Alberto Fascetti on Sep 12, 2018 9:39:21 PM

What’s the Future of Work?

We live in turbulent and fast-changing times. It’s difficult to predict exactly what the majority of jobs will look like in coming years, but one thing’s for sure – the future is digital.

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