FACTS & STATS
A globally connected city
There’s no better place to do business. This is where key decision makers meet, negotiations take place and brilliant possibilities come to life.
As the political epicentre, Federal Government departments and agencies are based here including the largest concentration of defence and national security agencies, organisations, diplomatic missions, national associations, networks and industry bodies.
The territory is home to more than 100 Embassies and High Commissions, providing immediate access to worldwide trade and investment opportunities.
Canberra is considered the meeting place of the nation, playing host to hundreds of thousands of conference and business event delegates each year.
Canberra’s new Light Rail Network will provide the first stage of an integrated and connected public transport network for a low carbon future.
Our world-class international airport is within 30 minutes’ drive of anywhere in the city, making travel swift and seamless.
Over 800 flights per week to Australian cities, Singapore and Doha.
Canberra is clean and safe with modern infrastructure. Getting around is easy and quick. By car, everything is within a 30 minute drive—it’s true! We spend less time commuting, more time living.
Canberra was one of the first cities in the world to install fibre optic cable to the home for fast broadband and network connectivity.
We are leading Australia and Asia Pacific with the fastest rate of transition to renewable energy. Our city will be the first in Australia and many parts of the world to achieve a 100% renewable energy supply by 2020.
There is an established collaboration network between business, higher education and research, local and federal government which leads to deep and valuable outcomes.