Austrade Online

Trade information for exporters and importers of Australian products and services is available through the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade). Austrade is the Australian Government agency that helps Australian companies win overseas business for their products and services by reducing the time, cost and risk involved in selecting, entering and developing international markets.

Australian Federal Government

IP Australia

IP Australia provides information about intellectual property; more specifically Australian trademarks, patents and designs.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

The ABS provides statistical data on Australia’s economy

Australian Institute of Exports

The Australian Institute of Exports assists Australian exporters, and export service providers by providing export education and training.

Australian Customs

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service manages the security and integrity of Australia’s borders. It works closely with other government and international agencies, in particular the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service, the Department of Immigration and Citizenship and the Department of Defence, to detect and deter unlawful movement of goods and people across the Australian border.


WageNet provides information about wages and conditions of employment in Australia by state for work that is covered by federal awards and agreements.

Wine Australia

Wine Australia Export Council


Invest Victoria

Invest Victoria is a world-class investment promotion agency (IPA) providing free confidential services and professional advice to international investors. We can connect you to our extensive network of contacts to create investment opportunities when you set up your business in Melbourne, Victoria.

Victorian State Government

The fastest way to find State, Local and Federal Government information and services is via the Victorian government’s website.

City of Melbourne

Go to the City of Melbourne website for specific information about Melbourne.

Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (Melbourne)

The Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) provides a wide range of services to help Australian business succeed overseas. Access information you need about export markets and overseas investment destinations, demolish artificial barriers to fair trading, and make useful new contacts.

Multimedia Victoria

Multimedia Victoria is the agency responsible for implementing the Government’s information and communication technology policy.

Business Channel

The Victorian Government business channel is designed to enable the business community to have the option of transacting business with the Government over the Internet. The Business Centre provides services including advice on licensing, patents, export planning, access to Federal and State assistance programs, practical advice for individual businesses and access to development programs.


The Southern Cross Group

The Southern Cross Group is an international non-profit advocacy and support organisation for Australians overseas. The Group works for changes to existing law and policy where these adversely impact the Australian expatriate community (ie.dual citizenship, voting overseas, social security agreements).

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