Doing Business in Australia
Commonwealth of Australia
Kingsford Smith International Airport Hotels
Tullamarine International Airport Hotels
Brisbane International Airport Hotels
Adelaide International Airport Hotels
Canberra International Airport Hotels
Major Cities and Serving Airports
Kingsford Smith International Airport
Tullamarine International Airport
Brisbane International Airport
Adelaide International Airport
Canberra International Airport
Australia is one of the wealthiest countries in the world. The state of Australia (long form Commonwealth of Australia) is located in the southern hemisphere northwest of New Zealand and south of Indonesia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea. In addition to the continental mainland mass of Australia, the national territory includes the island of Tasmania, the sub-antarctic Macquarie island with its subsidiary islands and so-called outside areas the Pacific Norfolk Island, the Cocos Islands, Christmas Island and the Ashmore and Cartier Islands and the Heard and McDonald Islands in the Indian Ocean. The Australian Antarctic Territory is also considered by the Australian State as an external area; the claim to this area is made since 1933.
The area of the Australian continent covers nearly 7.7 million square kilometers.
Australia consists of the six states Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia, the three territories Australian Capital Territory, Jervis Bay Territory and the Northern Territory as well as seven outside areas.
Australia is one of the countries with the densest air networks ever. There are about 400 public and privately managed airfields. The most important airline is the 1920 founded Qantas Airways. A major hub for international air traffic is Kingsford Smith International Airport in Sydney. Domestic air traffic has been deregulated since 1990; H. Fares are determined by free competition without government involvement. Increasingly, the proportion of balloon flights with the hot air balloon as a pastime especially for tourists.
Australia is a member of APEC, G20, OECD and WTO and has free trade agreements with ASEAN, Chile, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand and the United States. Especially the ANZCERTA treaty agreement with New Zealand shows the close entanglement of both economies. In 2010, Australia was the 21st largest export and the 19th largest import nation.
Under the name Austrade, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade operates an agency to promote trade and investment with a global network of offices.
Australia has large reserves of energy resources and mineral resources. The mineral resources such as coal, iron ore, gold, diamonds and other minerals are mostly mined in the open pit.
Australia is the world's third largest exporter of uranium. Nuclear power plants does not operate it.
In the case of a longer stay as well as for business trips the Visa Visitor Visa (subclass 600) is required, which is divided into the variants tourist stream, business stream and sponsored family stream.
List of cities in Australia
Cities in Australia
Darwin (Territory capital)
Brisbane (state capital)
Adelaide (state capital)
Hobart (state capital)
Hobart (state capital)
Melbourne (state capital)
Perth (state capital)