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Thursday 6 February 2014How to effectively promote your event among local audiences
Successful local community or niche-market events can be a powerful way for small businesses to connect face to face with potential customers and raise their public profile. However these events are only as effective as the audience they attract. Find out some tips and advice in our latest blog post.

Tuesday 4 February 2014Successful 12 months for Seeing Machines
Local technology company Seeing Machines has capped off a successful 12 months, signing a deal in December with leading European coach company Royal Beuk. The deal will install Seeing Machines' driver fatigue monitoring system in 20 Royal Buek vehicles. Find out more about their success in our latest blog post.

Tuesday 4 February 2014Business Connect February Newsletter
The February issue of our Business Connect Newsletter is now available. Stories inside this months issue include: Canberra innovators compete at Hackathon; successful 12 months for Canberra's Seeing Machines; $8 million investment and jobs for Canberra's manufacturing sector and more.

Thursday 30 January 2014Are you meeting all your compliance obligations? ABLIS can help!
As a business owner, it is your responsibility to be aware of and understand all the regulations that apply to your business activities. The Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS)  is a searchable online tool that helps you find these and the government controls your business needs to comply with. For ACT businesses, ABLIS contains information about all the licences – sometimes referred to as permits or approvals – and codes of practice that you need to operate your business. Find out more about ABLIS in our blog post.

Wednesday 29 January 2014Innovation Connect funding round dates
The key dates for the next Innovation Connect funding round are now available.

Thursday 16 January 2014Does it have legs? 3 things to ask before you quit your day job.
With many Australians considering launching a small business each year, it’s important that they give their business idea a once over before embarking on their entrepreneurial journey. Find out 3 things you should ask first in this blog post from Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre.

Tuesday 17 December 2013Canberra Shot Film 'Galore' Selected for Berlin International Film Festival

Galore, a film about a teenage love triangle set against Canberra's 2003 bushfires, has been selected for the Berlin International Film Festival. The film is the first feature financed through our ACT Screen Investment Fund and was shot in Canberra last year. Find out more about Galore.

Monday 16 December 2013Canberra emerging as a digital city

Chief Minister, Katy Gallagher, today opened Microsoft's new Canberra office which is the latest major IT company to open a major office in the ACT.

Wednesday 11 December 2013ACT Screen Investment Fund funding round deadline date
The deadline date for the next ACT Screen Investment Fund funding round is now available.

Wednesday 11 December 2013Building Canberra for our Second Century
On 9 December 2013, Deputy Chief Minister Andrew Barr released the 2013-14 Update of the ACT Government Infrastructure Plan detailing the continued significant investment being made in a range of major infrastructure developments as we move into our second century.

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