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New Businesses Fallen By 60 Per Cent: Government Report

A new report from the Department of Industry has found that the Australian entrepreneurship downturn is worse than previously thought. Earlier this month the IPA’s new report on entrepreneurship, Reigniting Australia’s Entrepreneurial Flame, found that there were 15,000 fewer new businesses created in 2016 than in 2003 and a fall in business entry rate of 16 per cent. This finding, which was based on analysis of the ABS business counts data, is [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Australia’s Threatened Future

Australia's economic prosperity is under threat through red tape. The IPA's Matthew Lesh explains why this is, and what we can do to change it.

By | November 12th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Reigniting Australia’s Entrepreneurial Flame: Finding The Missing 275,000 Businesses

The Institute of Public Affairs has tracked the state of entrepreneurship in Australia since 2014. This research was developed by Dom Talimanidis, the IPA’s former Ian Mence Fellow for Entrepreneurship, and is now part of the IPA’s Cut Red Tape to Unleash Prosperity project. Talimanidis found that the rate of firm creation, a key measure [...]

By | November 5th, 2017|Blog, Reports|0 Comments