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Business Entry Point
A government site providing essential information on planning, starting and running your business

Australian Business Register
Apply for an ABN or TFN and register for GST or PAYG withholding

The Australian Government's business program delivery division in the Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources, it provides a range of incentives to support business innovation.

IP Australia
The federal government agency responsible for granting rights in patents, trade marks and designs

Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources
Contains useful fact sheets, policies & research on industry, tourism & resources.

Department of Employment & Workplace Relations
Information on workplace policies, business assistance schemes and workplace issues

Department of Fair Trading
Information on business names, licensing, running a business

My Business
The website for My Business magazine, aimed at small to medium businesses.

Australian Standards Association
Purchase publications of industry standards for a variety of industries.

Australian Industry Group
AIG provides advice & assistance to help members run their business.

Grant Search Australia
Search for business grants available.

Micro Business Network
Support for micro business (less than 5 employees)

The Entrepreneur Business Centre

Support & advice for small business, publications of business guides

Family Business Australia
Family business support organisation

Australian Copyright Council
information, advice and training about copyright in Australia

Australian Business For Sale

directory of business for sale, business opportunities and franchises.

Australian Taxation Office

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Australian Securities and Investment Commission

Australian Bureau of Statistics

CPA Australia

Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

National Institute of Accountants

Australian Stock Exchange

Australian Ethical Investments

ANZ Bank

Commonwealth Bank

National Australia Bank

St George Bank


Macquarie Bank


Office of State Revenue

Australian Taxation Office - Business Calculators

The Sydney Morning Herald

The Financial Review

ABC News