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Thursday 14 January 2016What’s new for businesses in 2016

Welcome to 2016!

To help your business start 2016 off on the right foot, business.gov.au has put together a list of changes for business effective from 1 January 2016.

Monday 16 November 2015Business Owners: We want to hear from you!

The Southern Region Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) would value your opinion as a business owner on what training workshops might interest you and other business owners in 2016.

Monday 9 November 2015The High Growth Potential of Australia’s Space Economy

Australia is well placed to leverage existing strengths and investments in space-related activity, to drive innovation and contribute to Australian leadership in the 21st Century knowledge economy.

Monday 26 October 2015The Canberra Entrepreneur: Interview with Petr Adámek, General Manager, KILN Incubator

The Canberra Entrepreneur recently interviewed Petr Adamek, General Manager of the newly established CBR Innovation Network’s KILN Incubator.

Friday 23 October 2015The Canberra Entrepreneur: Interview with ACT Chief Minister, Andrew Barr MLA

The ACT Chief Minister, Andrew Barr MLA, recently led a trade mission of some twenty two Canberra based business people to the United States, visiting in particular San Francisco and Austin. As a champion of innovation and an ACT Government priority, the Chief Minister ensures Canberra is recognized as a globally competitive, clever city, one which achieves long lasting economic growth. The Canberra Entrepreneur interviewed Mr Barr about his thoughts on innovation, innovative practices in the ACT and the future of innovation in the ACT, prior to his departure to the United States.

Friday 16 October 2015Canberra short feature film wins award in Cannes

An ACT Government commissioned short feature has won a silver Dolphin prize at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards.

Wednesday 7 October 2015Chief Minister Andrew Barr on the USA Trade Mission

"Innovation is key to strong, sustainable economic growth and today I was pleased to meet with two innovative Canberra businesses whose success has extended all the way to Silicon Valley, USA.
QuintessenceLabs is a global leader and one of Australia’s most innovative science based technology companies."

Friday 11 September 2015Digital Canberra Challenge: Round 5 Now Open!

The fifth round of the Digital Canberra Challenge, a Government initiative engaging Canberra’s brightest minds in innovation and ICT to help improve government administrative services is now open. The Digital Canberra Challenge is all about supporting a dynamic, healthy and prosperous Digital City for the 21st century.

Thursday 3 September 20152015 Finalists for the Chief Minister's Export Awards announced

Congratulations to all finalists in this year’s ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards, which were announced today. The Chief Minister will host a Gala dinner for the Awards on 22 October 2015, to recognise and celebrate the achievements of our leading exporters.

Thursday 6 August 2015CBR Innovation Development Fund
Applications are now open for the CBR Innovation Development Fund. The Fund was announced as part ofConfident & Business Ready: Building on Our Strengths, the ACT Government’s new business development strategy. The CBR Innovation Development Fund is a key program response to the strategy’s major policy pillar of accelerating innovation to create wealth and jobs in Canberra. Applications close 3 September 2015.

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