Why start a business in Canberra
Along with our easy commutes and highly educated workforce, discover the many reasons why starting your business here makes great business sense.Read more
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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.
Start your business in Canberra with the backing of a resilient, established economy.
The ACT has experienced consistent year-on-year economic growth throughout this century. This makes Canberra a stable place to do business where investment risk is minimised.
Our economy is growing on the strength of our intellectual capital — we’ve seen a 30% increase in the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services sector.
We rank well against other Australian economies. Of the Eastern states, we have the highest:
We have one of the highest standards of living in the country. Our population is the most educated in Australia.
In Canberra, you’ll be starting your business in a region that’s growing with you.