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Australia and the world


Australia's strong economic performance, combined with its proximity to and experience in working with Asian nations, makes Australia an excellent place to do business. Its economic resilience and strong growth rate create opportunities for business in a safe, low-risk environment.

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In 2015, Australia was ranked by the World Bank as one of the fastest places in the world in which to start a new business–it can take just three days.

A business meeting on Kangaroo Island (Adam Taylor, Tourism Australia)

Did you know?

Almost 40 percent of Australia's workforce holds a tertiary qualification.

From the resources sector to high-end agribusiness, higher education, the services sector and medical research, Australian businesses are keen to collaborate with partners at home and overseas.

Australia has one of the most educated, multicultural and multilingual workforces in the world.

Its research institutions are world class and there are generous tax incentives for research and development.

Last Updated: 22 August 2016
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