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Doing business with Australia


The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government's trade and investment development agency. Through its global network, Austrade assists Australian companies to succeed in international business, attracts productive foreign direct investment into Australia, and promotes Australia's education sector internationally.

Investing in Australia

The Australian Government welcomes foreign investment. As the Australian Government's investment promotion agency, Austrade works to inform investors about growth opportunities in five areas which play to our strengths. Find out more information about investing in Australia.

Doing business with Australia

Find targeted government information for businesses and people wishing to do business or invest in Australia here.

Trade Fact Sheets

BICON: Import conditions search

BICON houses the Australian Government's Biosecurity import conditions database for more than 20,000 plants, animals, minerals and biological products. It will help you to determine what import conditions exist and if an import permit is required. Please refer to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources' Importing to Australia page for more information about BICON.