Why Do Business in Canberra?

Resilient Economy

Start your business in Canberra with the backing of a strong, established economy.

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Proximity to Government

Benefit from being near the Australian Government.

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Intellectual Capital

We have a knowledge-based economy and highly educated workforce.

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People from all over the world are attracted to live, study and work Canberra.

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We're the first city in mainland Australia to achieve 100% renewable energy.

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Transport & Infrastructure

Everywhere is only a 30-minute drive away, so getting around Canberra is easy.

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Sector Profiles

Canberra has an established defence business network and is the best place in Australia for opportunities in the defence sector.

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Grow your business here in Canberra

Set up

Mentoring and tailored business support makes Canberra an ideal place to set up your new venture.

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Tap into our innovation ecosystem to accelerate your business growth.

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Discover how you can help your business flourish by connecting with clients and collaborators.

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Bug tech closing the loop on food waste

cbr stories

How Canberra, with its short commute times and university and government connections, is helping Goterra thrive.

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Interested in doing business in Canberra?

Contact the business team for information and advice.