Living in Canberra
Our quality of life is among the best in the world. We are Australia’s most inclusive city and we boast a jam-packed events calendar of arts, entertainment, night life and sport.Read more
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Canberra embraces new businesses.
Canberra is a great place to start a new business. We have:
Our local innovation ecosystem is highly interconnected. We have strong Research and Development credentials. Recognising this, the ACT Government established the Canberra Innovation Network (CBRIN) in 2014. The Network is supported by 6 leading higher education and research institutions. It hosts more than 250 business innovation events each year.
Canberra is the ideal choice to start or grow a business. Our economy is strong:
There’s strong business confidence here. Our construction and housing industries are expanding. Urban renewal projects contribute to consistently high liveability ratings. We function on 100% renewable energy. And we’re a popular test bed for innovation.
Canberrans are innovators. We’re ready to make the most of opportunities and we’ll always try new ideas.
ACT economic resources are strong. It’s possible to access capital and there’s a thriving innovation network. Our infrastructure is well established and makes doing business easy.
You’ll find the Canberra lifestyle inspiring. Our cultural heritage is deep and we have a strong community focus. Canberra’s natural beauty inspires creativity and gives you somewhere to go to think. People with business minds thrive here.
For more details, refer to our section on Living in Canberra.
Our city is brimming with ideas and Canberrans have the skills and resources to make them happen. We’re on the cutting edge of emerging technologies and innovative applications.
The ACT has a highly educated workforce. We value knowledge, and there’s ready access to research collaborations and business networks.
Leaders make smart decisions about our direction, backed by evidence and a desire to do good.
Canberrans succeed because they come together. Our region is a place where you can build a world-class network through business connections.
Share your life with smart, driven people. Build partnerships that solve problems. Many of our best ideas emerge from collaboration across sectors: