Our region's infrastructure lets us do business as we would from a capital city but without the hectic pace. We have some of the best health care, education and the strongest agribusiness sector in Queensland. Connected to high speed internet we have all the benefits of urban living without any of the big-city hassles or expenses. All this and more make Canvas Coworking Space a great place to focus on your Startup.
There is a definite culture in the Toowoomba community of people wanting to support Startup businesses, a spirit of entrepreneurship is evident in the region, particularly when it comes to the long term. Young people locally are ‘willing to give it a go’ and are well supported by a proactive Chamber of Commerce and the Toowoomba Surat Basin Enterprise organisation.
More than $10 billion in infrastructure investment is being poured into projects in the region as it becomes a global logistics and export hub. The new 747 jet capable Wellcamp Airport is connecting the region to the world.
The University of Southern Queensland is recognised for its research in agriculture, engineering, climate science, regional development, digital literacy and education.
A hip cafe and bar culture is emerging in the heart of the city. More than a dozen juice, espresso and cocktail bars have popped up in the CBD recently including the Ground-Up Espresso Bar, named in the top 10 cafes in Australia. TripAdvisor lists 208 eating places of many varied cuisines.