Australian Consulate-General
Papeete, French Polynesia

Doing business with Australia


The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government agency that helps Australian companies win overseas business for their products and services by reducing the time, cost and risk involved in selecting, entering and developing international markets.

Contact: Sheila Lunter, Trade Commissioner - Pacific
Phone: +61 3 9648 3151
Email: [email protected] 

Australia Pacific Islands Business Council

The Australia Pacific Islands Business Council (APIBC) organises forums and trade missions in Pacific island countries and Australia to explore regional business opportunities.

Doing business with Australia provides a gateway to information and services about Australia for foreign business people.

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

The Australian Government encourages Australian enterprises operating overseas and multinational enterprises operating in Australia to observe the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The Guidelines provide voluntary principles and standards for responsible business conduct in a variety of areas, including:

  • human rights;
  • employment and industrial relations;
  • environment;
  • combating bribery, bribe solicitation and extortion;
  • consumer interests;
  • science and technology;
  • competition; and
  • taxation.

The Australian National Contact Point (AusNCP) promotes the use of the OECD Guidelines and contributes to the resolution of issues relating to their implementation, including facilitating access to conciliation services.

BICON: Australian Biosecurity Import Conditions

BICON contains the Australian import conditions for more than 20,000 foreign plant, animal, mineral and human products.

Other useful sites

Business France - Business France

French-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry – FACCI

Real Estate Institute of Australia – REIA

Foreign Investment Review Board – FIRB

Australian Taxation Office – ATO