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Wednesday 4 June 2014Free Wi-fi provider announced

Creating a leading digital city. That’s the ultimate goal of the ACT Government’s Digital Canberra Action Plan External Link - opens in new window, unveiled by Chief Minister Katy Gallagher MLA earlier this year.

One of the major priorities within the action plan is the implementation of free Wi-Fi in Canberra, commencing in Civic and later rolling out to other town centres and commercial precincts. Last week, the Chief Minister took the next step in achieving this goal, announcing iiNet as the successful supplier to provide the Wi-fi which will be available in Civic from October this year. Find out more in our latest blog post.

Monday 2 June 2014Business Connect June Newsletter

The June issue of our Business Connect Newsletter is now available. Stories inside this month's issue include: Canberra duo inducted into to the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Global Hall of Fame, Australian incubator recognised as best in world and more.

Thursday 29 May 2014Start-Up Camp helps Canberra find its inner entrepreneur

Start-Up Camp Canberra is an event that celebrates creativity, innovation and entrepreneurial thinking. Run over the course of a single weekend, individuals come together to form teams, work to come up with an idea for a web-enabled business and then pitch their concept to a panel of judges. Find out more about the upcoming Start-up camp in our latest blog post.

Friday 23 May 2014Canberra duo inducted into to the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Global Hall of Fame
The founders of Canberra-based Aspen Medical, Glenn Keys and Dr Andrew Walker, have been inducted into the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year Global Hall of Fame at an event held in Shanghai on 21 May 2014. Find out more in our latest blog post.

Friday 9 May 2014Bionic Eye trialled in Canberra
NICTA, Australia’s Information Communications Technology (ICT) Research Centre of Excellence and the nation’s largest organisation dedicated to ICT research last week conducted their latest round of testing of their bionic eye. Find out more in our latest blog post.

Tuesday 6 May 2014Business Connect May Newsletter

The May issue of our Business Connect Newsletter is now available. Stories inside this month's issue include: a new approach to promoting innovative businesses, Canberra based accelerator program launched and more.

Thursday 1 May 20142014 ACT Chief Minister's Export Awards
Nominations for the 2014 ACT Chief Minister's Export Awards are now open.

Wednesday 16 April 20142014 iAwards
Nomination for the 2014 iAwards are now open.

Tuesday 15 April 2014Augmented reality bringing cultural sites to life
Six Canberra-based businesses have recently been awarded funding from the latest round of the Innovation Connect grant program. Among the grant recipients is Paramodic Pty Ltd, who are developing a second-stage prototype for curating and augmenting a narrative of indigenous cultural sites, artefacts and intangible heritage using smart devices. Find out more in our latest blog post.

Friday 11 April 2014Existing ties with China strengthened

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher's visit this week to China has further strengthened Canberra's relationship with China.

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