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Seven Steps to SUCCESS: Enabling Refugee Entrepreneurs to Flourish


Refugees are Australia's most entrepreneurial migrants. They are nearly twice as likely to be entrepreneurs as Australian taxpayers as a whole. So what can we all learn from this?

A new report from Philippe Legrain at the Open Political Economy Network (OPEN) and Dr. Andrew Burridge at the Centre for Policy Development (CPD) and Macquarie University outlines how Australia can make the most of this entrepreneurial potential.

The report - Seven Steps to SUCCESS: Enabling Refugee Entrepreneurs to Flourish - was officially launched in Canberra on 11 April and Dr. Andrew Burridge will be joining Venture Café to share key learnings.


CPD is one of Australia’s leading independent policy institutes. Our core model is threefold: to create, connect, and convince. We are independentvalues-driven and future-focused. Our goal is to develop practical and innovative policy ideas for Australia’s long-term future and foster a collaborative environment to make them achievable.