"Far from being viewed as the poor relation, SMEs in Australia enjoy a reputation as innovators, capable of providing high-quality products and services and representing a key engine for growth. ***
Fascinatingly, rather than treating its entrepreneurs as charity cases, the Australian government believes the best way to help indigenous businesses is to do business with them.
*** Australia's approach has really resulted in a level of self-belief among its indigenous companies."
A positive, encouraging environment for small and midsize business leads to increased self-belief and confidence by the businesses. In turn, that results in small and midsize businesses becoming even more successful. No mystery there.