Useful Links

Links Index:

Australian Company Search Engines

Yellow Pages Australia – a national business directory.
IndustraCom – a business database provider that facilitates B2B connections in industry, hospitality and medical.
Dun & Bradstreet Australia Financial Directory – a database of Australian financial institutions and companies offering credit check services.

Useful Links for Doing Business in Australia

Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection – information for businesses, agents and trade professionals.
Importing – information on how to import into Australia
Australian Business Entry Point – the starting point for information about Australian Business practices
Australian Quarantine Inspection Service – All products entering Australian must pass through Australia’s thorough Quarantine Inspection.
Australian Food Authority – Information on Labelling, Standards, press releases and up to date Information
Australian Government Tenders – search for Government tenders. Note: each state in Australia also has their own tender database.
Tendersearch – a tender notification service

Australian Government

Commonwealth (Federal)

The Australian Federal Government – An entry point to Government in Australia
Innovation and Science Agenda – The national agenda to improve Australia’s innovation eco-system. Released in 2015
AusTrade – Australian Government national level trade support for exporters and incoming investors
Australian Bureau of Statistics
Australian Taxation Office
Australia Trade Commission (Austrade)
Australian Treasury
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Department of Broadband,Communications and the digital economy
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
Department of Defence
Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Department of Health
Department of Climate Change
Department of Immigration & Citizenship
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development
Department of Resources,Energy & Tourism

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Australian Communications and Media Authority

IP Australia
Reserve Bank of Australia (Australia’s Central Bank)

State Governments Business Links

New South Wales Government Home Page
New South Wales Department of Environment and Climate Change
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
New South Wales Department of State and Regional Development

Victoria Government home page
Business Victoria
Victoria Department of Economic Development

Queensland Government home page
Queensland Business and Industry
Queensland Department of State Development

South Australia Government home page
South Australia Department of Primary Industries and Resources
South Australia Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resouces and Energy

Western Australian Government home page
Western Australia Department of Commerce
Western Australia Department of Mines and Petroleum
Western Australia Department of State Development

Tasmanian Government home page
Tasmania Department of State Growth
Tasmania Department of Primary Industries,Parks, Water and Environment

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government home page
ACT Business and Industry Development
ACT Department of Environment, Climate change, Energy & Water

Northern Territory Government home page
Northern Territory Department of Business and Employment
Northern Territory Department of Regional Development,Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources

Legal assistance for startups seeking to enter the Australian market (supplied by Allens Lawfirm)

Allens Accelerate website
– a legal practice dedicated to supporting the startup community by providing a range of free and cost-effective legal documentation, advice and policy commentary.

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– a set of free high-quality legal solutions specific to startups to help you get your company up and running without a significant outlay of time or money. The bundles include: The Corporate Bundle; The Privacy and Website Bundle; The IP and NDA Bundle; and The Employment Bundle.

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Australian Statistics

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Tourism

The Federal Government’s Tourism website – contains tourism advice for travellers

Australian Economic & News Publications

Business Review Weekly – Weekly magazine on Australia’s business news
Australian Financial Review
– Daily National newspaper covering business, capital markets, property etc.
Sydney Morning Herald
– Daily newspaper based in Sydney, containing local and international news
The Age
– Daily newspaper based in Melbourne, containing local and international news
The Australian – Business News and Political coverage including Lifestyle, Arts and Sports
ABC – Australian Broadcasting Corporation
– the National Public Broadcaster of Australia
The Economist – Up-to-date news and briefings about Australia
IT News – The latest local and international IT & T news, updated twice daily

Australian Universities

University of Sydney
University of New South Wales

University of Technology Sydney

Macquarie University

University of Wollongong

University of Western Sydney
University of Newcastle
University of New England
Southern Cross University
Charles Sturt University
Australian Catholic University

Australian Catholic University McAuley
Bond University

Central Queensland University

Griffith University

James Cook University

Queensland University of Technology

University of Queensland

University of Southern Queensland

University of the Sunshine Coast

University of Tasmania
Australian Maritime College

Monash University
University of Melbourne
Australian Catholic University
Deakin University
La Trobe University

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Swinburne University of Technology
University of Ballarat

Flinders University
University of Adelaide

University of South Australia

Curtin University of Technology
Edith Cowan University

Murdoch University

University of Notre Dame

University of Western Australia

Northern Territory University
Bachelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education