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International expansion into South Australia

Expansion advice

  • Connect

    We can connect you with decision-makers, identify funding and support options, help you choose new premises and then settle into South Australia.

  • Accessing Austrade’s investment services

    Austrade’s investment services are free of charge and are focused on productive foreign direct investment (FDI) outcomes of strategic importance to the Australian economy, build capability and enhance productivity.

Fact finding missions

  • Health and medical webinars

    Opportunity to learn about South Australia's health and medical industries sector.

  • Hi-tech webinars

    See some of the brightest people in machine learning and cyber security anywhere in the world and learn why more and more organisations are choosing Adelaide, South Australia, as the ideal base to grow their technology business.

  • Business missions

    Providing South Australian businesses within key sectors of economic growth, the opportunity to expand their export potential and international market footprint.

  • Energy and mining webinars

    Opportunity to learn about South Australia's energy and mining industries sector.

Foreign investment

  • Foreign investment in Australia

    If you are a foreign person and you are planning to invest in Australian residential real estate, agricultural land, or water entitlements, you may need to apply to the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) and register your investment with them.

  • Foreign investor obligations

    Foreign companies intending to carry on a business in Australia are generally required to register with ASIC as a foreign company.

  • Foreign investments

    Under Australia’s foreign investment framework, the Government requires certain proposed investments to be notified and a no objections notification be issued before the investment can be made.

  • Foreign investment into a business

    The government screens foreign investment proposals to ensure they are not contrary to Australia’s national interest.

  • Foreign investment into agribusiness

    Proposed direct interests in an agribusiness generally require approval where the value of the investment is more than $60 million.

  • Acquiring an Australian company

    Investors interested in acquiring an Australian company should refer to ASIC’s takeovers and reconstructions.

Investing in South Australia

  • How to invest in Australia

    How to enter or establish a business within the Australian market.

  • Support for business growth

    Access assistance and programs relevant to businesses.

  • Why South Australia

    There is a range of support and advice available to companies interested in South Australia as a business destination.

  • Connect with our global investment and trade offices

    Our global market experts can provide overseas investors with insights into our state.

  • Why Australia

    Australia’s economic resilience and steady growth prospects provide a low-risk environment in which to do business.

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