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Perhaps to counter the rapturous reception the tech sector has given new prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, Australia's opposition has floated the idea of government loans for youngsters with a startup idea. Pitched by way of a drop to the Sydney Morning Herald, Labor leader Bill Shorten reckons his thought bubble will encourage …

  1. Griffo

    Better than nothing..

    While times have certainly changed, the company i work for was started with a credit card as the only line of credit. Now it's a multi billion dollar company employing 5000 people...

    While this idea might be a thought bubble, at least it's an idea to drive some innovation. Better than the current lots idea of Coal being King.

  2. Denarius

    Uni Students risk taking ?

    does this need encouraging ? Just saying...

    1. Gavin King

      Re: Uni Students risk taking ?

      Maybe it should be phrased as redirecting the risk-taking amongst students? Living in a student town, I think that would be a wonderful thing.

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