Australian Government Agencies

Australian Government Agencies – Resources for small business

Please find below a list of business related Australian Government Agencies referenced within the Starting your business and Growing your business checklists.

For a more complete list of Australian Government Agencies, visit our Directory of government & business associations at

http://www.business.gov.au/directory.

Agency Phone Website
Attorney-General’s   Department (02) 6141 6666 http://www.ag.gov.au
http://www.accesstojustice.gov.au
AusIndustry 13 28 46 http://www.ausindustry.gov.au
Australian   Trade Commission (Austrade) 13 28 78 http://www.austrade.gov.au
Australian   Apprenticeships 13 38 73 http://www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au
Australian   Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 1300 135 070 http://www.abs.gov.au
Australian   Communications (02) 6219 5555 http://www.acma.gov.au
and   Media Authority (ACMA) http://www.spam.acma.gov.au
Australian   Competition and Consumer 1300 302 502 http://www.accc.gov.au
Commission   (ACCC) http://www.productsafety.gov.au
http://www.scamwatch.gov.au
Australian Customs and Border Protection 1300 363 263 http://www.customs.gov.au
Service   (Customs and Border Protection)
Australian   Human Rights Commission 1300 369 711 http://www.hreoc.gov.au
Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service 1800 020 504 http://www.daff.gov.au/aqis
(AQIS)
Australian   Securities & Investments 1300 300 630 http://www.asic.gov.au
Commission   (ASIC) http://www.connectonline.asic.gov.au
http://www.moneysmart.gov.au
Australian   Taxation Office (ATO) 13 28 66 http://www.ato.gov.au
https://www.abr.gov.au
AusTender 1300 651 698 http://www.tenders.gov.au
Broadband,   Communications 1800 254 649 http://www.dbcde.gov.au
and the Digital Economy, Dept of (DBCDE) http://www.digitalbusiness.gov.au
http://www.staysmartonline.gov.au
Centrelink 13 11 58 http://www.centrelink.gov.au
http://www.humanservices.gov.au
Education,   Employment and Workplace 1300 363 079 http://www.deewr.gov.au
Relations,   Dept of (DEEWR) http://www.jobsearch.gov.au

http://www.skillsinfo.gov.au

http://www.training.com.au

Agency Phone
Enterprise   Connect 13 17 91
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation 1800 887 588
(EFIC)
Fair   Work Australia 1300 799 675
Fair   Work Ombudsman 13 13 94
Families,   Housing, Community Services 1300 653 227
and Indigenous Affairs, Dept of (FaHCSIA)
Family   Assistance Office 13 61 50
Finance   and Deregulation, Dept of (02)   6215 2222
Foreign Affairs and Trade, Dept of (DFAT) (02)   6261 1111
Immigration and Citizenship, Dept of (DIAC) 13 18 81
Indigenous   Business Australia (IBA) 1800 107 107
Indigenous   Coordination Centres (ICCs) 1300 653 227
Infrastructure   and Transport, Dept of (02)   6274 7111
Industry,   Innovation, Climate Change, 13 28 46

 

IP   Australia 1300 651 010
National Industrial Chemicals Notification (02)   8577 8800
and   Assessment Scheme (NICNAS)
Office   of the Australian Information 1300 363 992
Commissioner
Office of the Franchising Mediation Adviser 1800 150 667
(OFMA)
Regional   Australia, Local Government, (02)   6274 7977
Arts   and Sport, Dept of

 

Resources, Energy and Tourism, Dept of (RET) (02)   6276 1000
1800 057 590
Safe   Work Australia (02)   6121 5317
Small Business Superannuation Clearing 1300 660 048
House   (SBSCH)


Australian Government Agencies Websites

Below are a list of Australian Government Agencies websites:

http://www.enterpriseconnect.gov.au

http://www.efic.gov.au

http://www.fwc.gov.au

http://www.fairwork.gov.au

http://www.fahcsia.gov.au

http://www.familyassist.gov.au

http://www.finance.gov.au

http://www.dfat.gov.au

http://www.immi.gov.au

http://www.iba.gov.au

http://www.indigenous.gov.au

http://www.infrastructure.gov.au

http://www.innovation.gov.au

http://sblegal.innovation.gov.au

http://www.climatechange.gov.au

http://www.energyrating.gov.au

http://www.ipaustralia.gov.au

http://www.nicnas.gov.au

http://www.oaic.gov.au http://www.privacy.gov.au

http://www.franchisingmediationadviser.com.au

http://www.regional.gov.au

http://www.grantslink.gov.au

http://www.regionalaustralia.gov.au

http://www.ret.gov.au

http://www.livinggreener.gov.au

http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au

http://www.humanservices.gov.au/smallbusinesssuper

 

Agency Phone Website
Sustainability,   Environment, Water, (02) 6274 1111 http://www.environment.gov.au
Population   and Communities, Dept of http://www.npi.gov.au
Tax   Practitioners Board 1300 362 829 http://www.tpb.gov.au
The   Treasury (02) 6263 2111 http://www.treasury.gov.au
Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards 1800 218 478 http://www.waterrating.gov.au
(WELS)   Scheme