I am an overseas individual interested in investing in Australia
Austrade is the Australian government agency
responsible for the promotion of trade and investment.
In investment promotion, Austrade works directly with
foreign companies who are seeking to expand their
businesses with productive direct investment into
Australia. Please note, Austrade is not involved in
real estate or portfolio investments, and cannot assist
in personal migration.
Personal investments may be subject to prior approval
by the Australian Foreign Investment Review Board
For information on how to apply for approval, please
consult the FIRB
website. Queries regarding the tax implications
associated with such investments should be directed to
Australian Tax Office
or your own international tax adviser.
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection offers a number of business visa options for people seeking to conduct short business visits, establish a business
in Australia, manage a new or existing business, or invest in Australia. It
also offers a useful Visa Finder which can help with identifying the most appropriate visa category for your