Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap WATCH to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LISTEN to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LATEST NEWS to start the live stream.

LISTEN
Watch
on air now

Create a 3AW account today!

You can now log in once to listen live, watch live, join competitions, enjoy exclusive 3AW content and other benefits.


Joining is easy.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Youth Governor explains why young people prefer to start their own business

Tom Elliott
Article image for Youth Governor explains why young people prefer to start their own business

Insecurity in the job market may be behind the rise in start-up businesses.

More and more young people prefer to start their own business over joining a company, particularly compared to previous years.

Victoria’s Youth Governor Amanda Gailiss told Nick McCallum there’s less certainty about getting a ‘conventional’ job than there’s ever been.

Ms Gailiss said advances in technology have made starting from scratch less risky today.

‘People are seeing opportunities, such as creating apps and working in a globalised market,’ she said.

‘Starting your own business gives you the opportunity to do that on your own terms.’

Click play for the full segment

Tom Elliott
Advertisement