The information below outlines the range of trade-related Federal Government support and advice that is available to assist Australian businesses take advantage of the free trade agreements (FTA).

These links may be useful and act as a helpful reference for local Australian businesses considering entering the International market.

This fact sheet also outlines the outcomes for Queensland under the new Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA).

  • TradeStart is a network of specialist export advisers located across the nation providing support and advice to Australian businesses.
  • Austrade helps connects Australian businesses to the world and the world to Australian businesses. Austrade’s experts in Australia and abroad collaborate to provide the best ‘in-country’ advice to businesses.
  • The FTA Portal provides easy-to-access information on exporting and importing goods and services using Australia’s network of free trade agreements. You can find out more information on Australia’s free trade agreements on their website.
  • Collaboration between government and industry stakeholders is underway to remove non-tariff barriers faced by Australian businesses in overseas markets.
  • AusIndustry, through an extensive outreach network of Regional Managers and Entrepreneurs’ Programme Facilitators, works directly with businesses to provide targeted advice and support to help them grow and succeed. This outreach network connects businesses to relevant grants and other support, including in relation to COVID-19.
  • Export Finance Australia is the government’s export credit agency. It provides financial solutions for export-related businesses through loans, guarantees and bonds.
  • Australian Trusted Trader program reduces ‘red tape’ for accredited Trusted Trader businesses at the border and expedites the flow of their cargo in and out of Australia.