If their start-up plan worked, they would be given a permanent visa. "We can do better when it comes to attracting people with the entrepreneurial spirit," Mr Bowen said. "If you've managed to take $50,000 and turn it into a company, which is employing 15 people in three years, I reckon you're going to make a pretty important contribution to the Australian economy going forward. "New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Singapore, among other nations, have all introduced specific entrepreneur visas and Labor believes in going down this road as well.
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