Indigenous entrepreneurship and self-employment on the rise

Findings by ANU’s Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research indicates improvements to skills and policy changes has made it easier for indigenous entrepreneurs to set up successful businesses.

The number of indigenous self-employed has also increased, albeit from a low base.

While the research indicates that indigenous business is characteristically more similar to non-indigenous business than general employment statistics indicate, it is critical of the loose definition of the term.

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