Doing business in Australia
Updated August 2012
Business in Australia is conducted in a transparent, well regulated and politically stable environment. The 2009 World Bank Doing Business report judged Australia to be the third most straightforward and affordable country in which to start up a business and in the top 10 countries in terms of overall ease of doing business.
Foreign investment is welcomed, with all levels of government keen to promote business, economic development and employment growth. The judiciary is open, independent and accessible. The climate is superb and living standards are high.
Minter Ellison's popular report on the fundamentals of doing business in Australia has been fully revised. The new edition outlines Australia's business rules, from foreign investment guidelines to taxation, consumer protection, intellectual property and the employment law system.
This series provides answers to preliminary questions frequently asked by those unfamiliar with the Australian business environment.
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