Business and employers

Australia is a great place to do business. People wanting to start a business or invest in Australia can do so with the right visa.

Employers can bring genuinely skilled workers to Australia when they cannot find an appropriately skilled Australian. Learn how businesses, employers, organisations, merchants and other professional clients can hire legal workers, obtain an APEC travel card, how to sponsor or nominate foreign workers and what the visa options are.

You can also discover the opportunities for doing business with us.



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For business

  • APEC Business travel card: streamlines travel for business people from participating economies in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region.
  • Regulatory plans: Past and future regulatory change that is likely to be of interest to businesses in Australia because that change may have an impact on the way in which they do business.

Last reviewed Friday 21 February 2014

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Imtiyaz ‘Minty’ Saberi migrated to Australia in hope of a better life. He fled a landlocked country without the ability to swim. Today, he holds the honour of being Australia’s first Afghan-born lifesaver.