Useful Guides

Department of Industry, Innovations and Science (AU)
For the planning and starting, of a business in Australia, the Department of Industry, Innovations and Science offer a good source of valuable information, resources and tools designed with encouraging and empowering new businesses for the sake of continued economic growth in Australia.

They have contactable support departments and offer one on one business consultations to ensure you are on the right business path.

The Sydney Morning Herald – Business section
As a source of fast-paced, real-time advice on the current small business trends, best business reads and market-related advice the Sydney Morning Herald is one of the best resources.

Its online presence ensures everyone with a smart-phone, mobile device or PC has access to its pages without having to run down to the grocer and read it on the go.

Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC)
ASIC are financial market and services regulators in Australia for both corporate and consumer credit regulations.
They offer a wealth of information and services most valuable to any type of business as an independent Commonwealth Government body they promote fair trade and the financial well-being of all Australians.

This site is definitely worth a look to ensure your business is operating within these guidelines.