FACTS & STATS

Some of the world’s greatest innovations have their origin in Canberra, from WiFi to plastic banknotes

More than

50%

of our workforce is employed by over 25,000 private companies

There are over

2,500

cultural and creative businesses based in Canberra

Canberra continues to have the highest wages in Australia

Canberra has one of the strongest and most secure economies in Australia

Canberra is a home to the largest

free public WiFi network in Australia

In Canberra, The Commonwealth Government is our largest employer and also our biggest customer

Canberra is Australia’s defence and cybersecurity capital

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