Australia is the lucky country – there’s no doubt about that!
And, as the CGU small business report shows, the migrant community has had a positive impact on this luck.
Valuing hard work, courage and friendliness, while applauding anyone “having a go”, the report shows that nine out of ten Australian businesses are small businesses, with one third of these businesses owned by migrants.
Through their hard work, grit and entrepreneurial spirit, migrant business owners embody the very best parts of what it means to be Australian and it’s hoped that their positive economic and social contributions can continue to be celebrated and rewarded. Australia is the lucky country. We are egalitarian. We value hard work and courage. We pride ourselves on our friendliness and applaud those ‘having a go’.
And it’s likely that this ‘have a go’ attitude is fuelling our small business sector.
this report shows, they are over-performing across a range of measures including job creation, innovation, revenue and growth aspirations.
Click here to read the full report.