Getting started in Sydney and New South Wales
Register a business name and apply for an Australian Business Number (ABN) and tax registrations — apply for your key business and tax registrations at the Australian Government Business Registration Service.
Establish an Australian company — register your company with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). You can choose to establish a new Australian company or subsidiary, even as an overseas investor.
Register as a foreign company — you can choose to continue business in Australia as a foreign company, so long as you register with the ASIC.
Start or grow a business in NSW — Service NSW's guide can be used as a checklist of tasks you may need to complete.
How to hire employees — including understanding your legal obligations: created a taking on an employee checklist.
NSW taxes — To understand state taxes visit NSW Revenue taxes and duties.
Understanding Australian business regulation — guides to Australian business regulation by Austrade.