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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people and recognise any other people or families with connection to the lands of the ACT and region.


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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Why Canberra makes sound business sense

The ACT has experienced consistent year-on-year economic growth throughout this century. Combined with being close to the Australian Government, Canberra is a stable place to do business where your investment risk is minimised.

Resilient economy

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

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Proximity to Government

Canberra businesses benefit from their close proximity to the Australian Government.

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Intellectual capital

With our knowledge-based economy and highly educated workforce, Canberra is the intellectual capital of Australia.

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An enviable lifestyle

With our short commutes, love of the great outdoors, urban renewal projects and fuelled by 100% renewable energy, Canberra is an enviable place live, work and do business.


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

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When you live and work in Canberra, you leave a smaller carbon footprint.

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Transport & infrastructure

Urban and city renewal means Canberra is thriving.

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Success stories

Find out why these businesses chose Canberra as the place to set up and grow.


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

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Carbon disruptors calling Canberra home

Why MCi headquarter their carbon startup in the sustainability friendly ACT.

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