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.
  • Employers hub
Last modified Friday 6 February 2015

Success stories

Andy and Dawn with their children

When Andy and his wife Dawn headed to London from their home near Brighton for an Australian jobs expo, they had no idea they were taking the first steps on a journey that would take them to a new life half-way around the world.


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