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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Start your business in Canberra with the backing of a resilient, established economy.
We have a solid AAA credit rating, reflecting our sound financial management. 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.