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     5   Start-ups

Mr Coleman, pursuant to notice, moved—That this House:

(1)        recognises the importance of start-ups in driving innovation in the Australian economy;

(2)        notes the critical role that start-ups will play in creating the industries and jobs of the 21st century;

(3)        acknowledges that in order to be internationally competitive in the future, the Australian economy must be agile and fast moving;

(4)        welcomes the close engagement between the Government and the start-up community through events such as the recent policy hackathon; and

(5)        encourages the Government to further build upon its existing innovation agenda through the implementation of additional policies to create a vibrant start-up environment in Australia.

Debate ensued.

The time allotted for the debate having expired, the debate was interrupted, and the resumption of the debate made an order of the day for the next sitting.