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Success tips when doing business in Australia

Guides to work culture and etiquette in Australia

  1. Australians value an egalitarian society. Effective management styles are those that treat everyone equally regardless of their position in the company hierarchy;
  2. Despite the remoteness of Australia, conducting international business is common for Australian companies. The country is economically successful and possesses a comparatively high standard of living;
  3. Healy Consultants recommends Clients consistently use and sign contracts of service when doing business in Australia to provide protection if disputes arise;
  4. Government agencies play an important role, in day to day business operations and companies deal with government agencies on a regular basis;
  5. Foreigners pursuing business registration in Australia should exercise restraint and be patient as much as possible as government authorities would always have the final say in any matter;
  6. Australians generally detest aggressive sales strategies. Because they value directness, business presentations should be straightforward and should emphasize on both positive and negative consequences.

Interesting facts about Australia

Geography and society

  1. Australia is the world’s sixth largest country, a vast continent covering a distance of approximately 3,700 kilometers from its most northerly point to its most southerly point and is almost 4,000 kilometers wide from east to west. Australia is comprised of six states and two territories;
  2. Australia benefits from a relatively high GDP, a reputable education system and high life expectancy rates;
  3. Subsequently, Australia is currently ranked as having the second highest Human Development Index (HDI) in the world. The HDI is an annual report undertaken by the United Nations.
  4. Australia is well ranked as the 13th least corrupt country in the world in the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) by Transparency International;
  5. According to the 2016 Quality of Living Survey by Mercer Human Resources, Australia offers a high standard of living, with 4 cities in the top 5 within Asia Pacific;


  1. Doing business in Australia is usually straightforward. As evidence of this, in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2016 Survey, Australia ranks 13th in the ease of doing business index;
  2. It is not necessary to give your company a name when doing business in Australia. Your entity name can simply be its Australian company number;
  3. The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), the 9th largest in the world, was formed in 1987 through the amalgamation of six independent stock exchanges and became a listed company on 13 October 1998;
  4. The securities exchange is an ideal venue for trading both Australian securities and foreign issues, and is one of the stock exchanges considered by global multinational firms looking to conduct IPOs;
  5. Australia is also ranked positively as the 22nd most competitive country for business, in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2015, taking into account factors such as infrastructure, macroeconomic stability, health and education, labour market efficiency, technological readiness and innovation.

Frequently asked questions

Contact us

For additional information on our company registration services in Australia, please email us at Alternatively please contact our in-house country expert, Ms. Karen Lee, directly:
client relationship officer - Karen
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