The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government’s international trade promotion and investment attraction agency.

We deliver quality trade and investment services to businesses to grow Australia’s prosperity. We do this by generating and providing market information and insights, promoting Australian capability, and facilitating connections through our extensive global network.

Specifically, we:

  • connect export-ready Australian businesses to overseas opportunities and work with them to achieve commercial outcomes
  • win productive foreign direct investment
  • work with priority industry sectors to drive sustained long-term growth of Australian exports
  • reduce the time, cost and risk for our clients doing business internationally
  • provide authoritative commercial insights and information to help clients to make informed business decisions
  • inform and influence policy to support positive trade and investment outcomes
  • provide financial assistance for exporters through programs such as the Export Market Development Grants scheme
  • support Australia’s regional exporters through the TradeStart network.

We also contribute to economic diplomacy and protect the welfare of Australians abroad through timely and responsive consular and passport services in specific locations.

To discover how we can help you and your business visit or contact us at or on 13 28 78 (within Australia).