About Us

On 7 July 2014 the Economic Development Directorate became part of Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD). 

The Economic Development focus is on land release, facilitating business development, investment, sport and recreation, tourism and events, arts, and other government activity, often in coordination with the private sector, to increase the economic performance of the ACT.


  • Strategic Plan 2013-2016 (PDF452KB) Word Version (Word 6.9MB)
  • Reducing Red Tape for Business - an online feedback tool designed to give individuals a mechanism to identify any 'red tape' that affects or impedes their ability to do business in the ACT. It is also a portal to provide feedback or suggested reforms, ask questions, and/or lodge complaints.