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Canberra Industry Sectors
Australia’s capital city is at the centre of academic, government and business innovation, boasting expertise across a broad range of industry sectors.
Canberra is a hub for future industries like renewable energy, ICT and digital commerce. The world’s leading aerospace and defence companies also have headquarters in Canberra.
As the home to the Australian Institute of Sport, which has produced numerous Olympians and Paralympians, Canberra is also a centre of excellence in health and sports science.
Higher education and research
Canberra is also a driving force behind Australia’s research industries, and is home to several nationally significant research institutions including the Australian Academy of Science and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).