Australian Entrepreneurs To 'Unleash Full Potential', Says Julie Bishop

23/01/2016 2:36 PM AEDT | Updated 28/09/2016 9:57 PM AEST
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks in Sydney, Monday, April 27, 2015, about the impending execution of two Australians on death row in Indonesia. Australian leaders continued to lobby Indonesia to spare the lives of drug traffickers Myuran Sukumaran, 33, and Andrew Chan, 31, facing execution by an Indonesian firing squad. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Australia is "unleashing the full potential" of the nation's entrepreneurs on the global market in a new phase of economic diplomacy, Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop has told a high-powered New York audience.

The move comes as Australia transitions from a focus on resource-based investment to a broader, more diverse economy, Ms Bishop says.

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