By Almira De Vera
Almira attended the 2016 World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings in Washington D.C. She is studying a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of South Australia.
In order for Australia to maintain its economic prosperity, it is imperative to find new ways to stimulate productivity and encourage entrepreneurship and start-ups. Entrepreneurship propels innovation, job creation and competition which are integral for productivity growth. The Australian government is currently pursuing a number of entrepreneurial and innovative policies. To ensure the efficacy of these policy changes, an entrepreneurial mindset must be instilled in Australian culture. Introducing school programs and training into curriculum's is vital in motivating entrepreneurial initiatives. Creating a supportive and collaborative ecosystem involves working with the private sector, universities, industries, professional bodies and other start-ups. Sharing and recognising success can change the attitudes and perceptions of Australians starting their own business.Read More