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There are plenty of ways to show your interstate or international job candidates why Canberra is an ideal place to live and work.
Our city has so much to offer someone moving here. It’s progressive, healthy and family-friendly, with one of the highest standards of living in Australia. In fact, Canberra was voted by the OECD as the most liveable city in the world in 2014.
Reassure your job candidate that Canberra is a great place to live and work, especially if they love the outdoors and want more time in their day to spend doing the things they enjoy.
Let your candidate know we have an easy, 30-minute commute to anywhere in the city, so there’s more time to enjoy life here.
Living in Canberra, you have the world’s culture on your doorstep:
We’re an active city. Canberra is close to city, beaches and snow — it’s an easy trip to:
With these opportunities, and our 4 very distinct seasons, your candidate will have the best of all worlds.
We welcome people with new ideas. Canberra’s population is the most educated in Australia, and we have several internationally-renowned universities and research institutes. Canberra has the highest bachelor’s degrees per capita in Australia. That’s why Canberra is a place for intellectual stimulation and interesting debate.
Our open-mindedness makes this city welcoming to people with diverse backgrounds, skills and interests.
If your candidate has school-age children, let them know about the quality of our education system. Our public and private schools perform highly in tests. There are great primary, secondary and tertiary education options for your candidate’s family.
Businesses thrive here and the economy is strong. Out of all Australian cities, Canberra has the:
A move here will be a secure choice for your candidate’s family.
Your candidate won’t get stuck in traffic just getting to the shops. Canberra is laid out differently. We’re a planned city. Our suburban areas are known as ‘satellite’ towns, because they have everything your workers need. That includes medical centres and hospitals, schools, shops, workplaces and restaurants.
If sustainability is important to your candidate, mention our environmental credentials. We’re the first city in mainland Australia to have a 100% renewable energy supply. We’ve attracted more than $2 billion in investment into sustainable energy. Moving to Canberra means being part of a greener future.