Business and Investment
With a single government level that welcomes new technology, world-leading trials, and innovations, our focus is on developing strong collaboration and partnerships between the Government, business community, world-class education, and research institutions. The surrounding Canberra Region helps sustainably grow Canberra into a truly international city and Australia’s knowledge capital.
Having a solid AAA credit rating, reflecting sound financial management, makes Canberra a stable place to do business where the investment risk is minimized.
The economy grows on intellectual capital’s strength — a 30% increase in the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services sector.
Substantial opportunities are emerging in cybersecurity, food service value-add, recycling, renewable energy, and tourism/hospitality.