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The ACT Government came out with me and spent an afternoon with me showing me around Canberra, really giving us a feel for what its like to be living and working in Canberra. Which I think was just so critical in our decision-making.
"We like the fact that although Canberra is the Capital of Australia, it is not too busy like Sydney"
My motivation for moving to Canberra, was basically work. I had trouble finding work in Sydney, working in IT there is too much competition. Thousands of people that I had to compete with, but there seems to be a shortage of IT skills in Canberra.