How can we assist you
Austrade North America helps companies in the US and Canada identify and take up investment opportunities in Australia as well as to source Australian goods and services. Our assistance includes:
- Providing insight on Australian capabilities
- Identifying potential investment projects and strategic alliance partners
- Helping you identify and contact Australian suppliers.
I am interested in investment opportunities in Australia.
Working in partnership with Australian state and territory governments,
Austrade provides North American investors with the information needed to
make direct investments in Australian projects and companies.
Austrade’s services are free of charge for North American investors and
Initial coordination of business enquiries
- Information on the Australian business and regulatory environment
Identifying suitable investment projects and companies
- Advice on Australian government programs and the approval process
To find out more please visit Invest in Australia
I am a service provider in North America and am interested in working
with Australian companies.
Austrade North America works with service providers to facilitate
partnerships with Australian companies. Examples of service providers
include finance specialists, lawyers, investors, regulation experts,
business consultants and advisors, accelerators and incubators and
Austrade maintains a database of professional service providers that can
assist Australian exporters and international investors with their business
needs. This database is not publicly accessible and information in this
database will only be provided to organisations who are recipients of the
Please apply to be included in our referral service provider database
I am interested in exporting from North America to Australia.
The exporting of goods from the United States is under the purview of the
U.S. Commercial Service Australia. The U.S. Commercial Service Australia,
helps U.S. companies do business in Australia by finding agents,
distributors, representatives, and end users for U.S. products and
services. Please visit the U.S. Commercial Service Australia website for
The exporting of goods from Canada is under the purview of Export
Development Canada (EDC). As a financial Crown corporation, EDC provides
financing, insurance, bonding, trade knowledge, and matchmaking connections
to help Canadian companies sell and invest abroad. Please visit the EDC
website for more information.
Where can I find more information on trade shows and exhibitions in
You will find information about international business events that Austrade
is participating in or organising at the
Events page of Austrade’s website.
I am an education provider in North America and would like to partner
with Australian education providers.
Austrade works with North American education providers to facilitate new
partnerships with Australian education and training providers. Partnership
development can include research collaborations, formal student or
researcher exchanges and joint degrees between research and teaching
universities, technical colleges and commercial partners.
Austrade publishes a weekly newsletter called the Market Information Package (MIP). North American education providers have the opportunity to
post partnership requests through the MIP, which is received by hundreds of
Australian education and training providers. Please visit the Market Information Package website to read more.
I am an Australian company new to North America, how can Austrade assist me?
Austrade North America is able to assist you with market information,
tailored services or refer you to specialist service providers if your
request is outside of Austrade’s expertise or focus. Please email us at USA@austrade.gov.au or Canada@austrade.gov.au
and one of our industry specialists will respond to your email.
I am an Australian living in North America and would like to network
with fellow Australian professionals. How can Austrade North America
introduce me to other Australian professionals?
Austrade works with a large number of Australian professionals in North
America and our eight offices host a variety of networking events, often in
partnership with the Australian American Chambers of Commerce (AACC or
Please visit the
Events page of Austrade’s website
to check the calendar for events near you, as well as visit the website for
your nearest AACC group. The AACC is active in New York, Los
Angeles, San Francisco, Houston and Atlanta.
If you would like to partner with Austrade through the Landing Pad program
or other business networks, please email us at USA@austrade.gov.au or Canada@austrade.gov.au.
I would like to locate Australian suppliers for a particular product?
How can Austrade North America help me?
Austrade has a directory with listings from thousands of Australian
companies, their products and services. Please visit
Austrade’s Australian Suppliers Directory
Where can I get general information on Quarantine and Export Inspection
For information on quarantine and export inspection matters, please visit
the website of the
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
I am a student and would like to study in Australia.
Find out more information about studying in Australia on the
Study in Australia website
Study in Australia Facebook page.