Doing business with Australia
The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government’s trade and investment development agency, operating as a statutory agency within the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio. Austrade assists Australian businesses contribute to national prosperity by succeeding in trade and investment internationally and by promoting and supporting productive foreign investment into Australia.
Austrade has offices in Toronto and Vancouver:
Australian Consulate and Trade Commission
Trade information and services
Information about doing business with Australia.
Australia's trade relationship with Canada and global trade relationships.
BICON: Import conditions search
BICON contains the Australian import conditions for more than 18,000 foreign plant, animal, mineral and human products.
Canadian Australian Chamber of Commerce
The Canadian Australian Chamber of Commerce is an independent, non-profit, business-focused organisation providing an infrastructure of networks and informational and administrative resources designed to increase the level of trade and investment between Australia and Canada.
Canada, Australia & New Zealand Business Association (CANZBA)
CANZBA is a non-profit association based in Vancouver that serves the needs of Canadian, Australian and New Zealand individuals and companies. CANZBA is dedicated to advancing members’ business activities through developing business opportunities, making business contacts, and facilitating the exchange of information.
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;
- combating bribery, bribe solicitation and extortion;
- consumer interests;
- science and technology;
- competition; and
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.