Doing Business in Australia is a complete guide for foreign investors looking to invest in Australia. It aims to provide an introduction to the laws of Australia for overseas legal practitioners.

This Doing Business in Australia guide is divided into three main areas:

Unless otherwise indicated, a reference to a “section” is a reference to a section of this guide.

A glossary at the end of this guide sets out a list of all regulatory authorities and legislation referred to in this guide.

All dollar amounts are in Australian dollars.

As with other guides of this type, the information provided is of a general nature and is meant to aid the reader in identifying issues for which additional expertise must be sought, it is not a substitute for obtaining more detailed advice and it does not take into account the particular circumstances of the reader.

This Doing Business in Australia guide is current as of April 2021.