Australia’s billion-dollar heartbreak: The ones that got away

“We hear of the brain drain when Australians leave the country, but never the brain gain when they return. Talented Australians may leave us and achieve success in other countries, but the overwhelming majority come back. When they do, they bring a wealth of expertise, experience, and new ideas with them. It’s an essential part of our growth as a nation and as a means of staying globally competitive.  

“Two-thirds of Australians who live overseas long term (over 10 years) decide to come back to Australia eventually, often for family and lifestyle reasons. They love the country and everything it has to offer. [Advance CEO, Johanna Pitman]

Read the full story, published here in Forbes Australia