Sunday, 04 October 2015 Sydney

Useful Resources::


Commonwealth (Central) Departments


Department of Immigration and Citizenship

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Australian Customs Service

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Foreign Investment and Review Board

Australian Quarantine and Inspection Services


Australian Taxation Office 


Australian Securities Commission – dealing with registered companies, registration and incorporation of companies

Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority, regulator of banks , credit union, insurance companies and superannuation funds

Authority that grants trademarks, patents, designs and intellectual property

National Office for the Information Economy

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation(CSIRO) 

Australian Technology Showcase

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, information regarding trade, pricing and regulations

Business Entry Point –Tenders & Contracts in Australia, information on Contracts in Australia & information on facilities for small businesses in Australia

Productivity Commission

Environment Australia

The Bureau of Meteorology 

Standards Association of Australia

Food Standards Australia and labelling requirements

Australian Tourism Commission 

State Governments


New South Wales


South Australia


Australian Capital Territory

Northern Territory


Western Australia

Chambers of Commerce and Important Business/Industry Associations


Australian Business Limited (ABL)

Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI)

Australian Industry Group (AIG)

Australian Information Industries Association (AIIA)

Business Council of Australia (BCA)

EC Credit Control Debt Collector 

Franchising Association

The National Farmers Federation - news on commodity prices, government policy etc.

NSW State Chamber of Commerce, Sydney

Victorian Employers Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Melbourne

Commerce Queensland

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia, Perth