Australian Embassy

Doing business with Australia

The Australian Trade and Investment Comission

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission – Austrade – contributes to Australia's economic prosperity by helping Australian businesses, education institutions, tourism operators, governments and citizens as they:

• develop international markets
• win productive foreign direct investment
• promote international education
• strengthen Australia's tourism industry
• seek consular and passport services. 

Austrade helps companies around the world to identify and take up investment opportunities in Australia as well as to source Australian goods and services. Assistance includes:

• providing insight on Australian capabilities
• identifying potential investment projects and
• strategic alliance partners helping you to identify and contact Australian suppliers. 


For more information, check out the Austrade website here





OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

The Australian Government encourages Australian enterprises operating overseas and multinational enterprises operating in Australia to observe the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The Guidelines provide voluntary principles and standards for responsible business conduct in a variety of areas, including:

  • human rights;
  • employment and industrial relations;
  • environment;
  • combating bribery, bribe solicitation and extortion;
  • consumer interests;
  • science and technology;
  • competition; and
  • taxation.

The Australian National Contact Point (AusNCP) promotes the use of the OECD Guidelines and contributes to the resolution of issues relating to their implementation, including facilitating access to conciliation services.


The Australia & New Zealand Infrastructure Pipeline (ANZIP)  

The Australia & New Zealand Infrastructure Pipeline (ANZIP)  shows areas where it is possible to invest in infrastructure in Australia and New Zealand. It also contains information for investors, governments and other interested organisations! Using ANZIP, it is possible to identify Brownfield and Greenfield investment opportunities.

Find out more:


Export the best of Australia

Austrade offer a range of programs and services to help new and established Australian exporters with the export journey.


Australian import conditions

The BICON database contains the Australian import conditions for more than 20,000 plants, animals, minerals and biological products.


Chambers of Commerce

Two Chambers of Commerce and two Business Councils promote and support two-way trade between Brazil and Australia:


Building a business in Australia

The Australian Government’s principal business resource offers simple and convenient access to all the government information, forms and services you need to plan, start and grow a business in Australia.


Australia-Brazil bilateral relations

Discover more about Australia's relationship with Brazil (Bilateral Fact Sheet).


Incredible business events

There’s nothing like Australia for incredible business events. Australia has a host of cities, coastal centres and UNESCO World Heritages sites that each offer their own unique experience for your business event.



Looking for an Australian business, government agency or person? They could be listed in one of the Australian telephone directories – White Pages (business, government, residential) or Yellow Pages (business).