How to set up or run a business in Sydney and NSW
Of 190 countries in the world, Australia is ranked 7th for ease of opening a new business and 14th in the overall ease of doing business, according to the World Bank.
NSW is home to 64% of all Australian startups and high-growth, small-to-medium sized enterprises. It’s also Australia’s largest and most prosperous economy.
To get started on setting up your business in NSW, follow the step-by-step guide below.
Establish your company or business in NSW
Setting up a business in Sydney and New South Wales is a straightforward process. Get started on building the future success of your business today.
Running a business
Sydney and New South Wales has the best-performing economy in Australia. Find out more about running a business in NSW, including information about employment and taxes.
Finding office and commercial space
Sydney, New South Wales, is an ideal APAC base with our rental prices comparable to other global cities. Rents in regional NSW are cheaper than Sydney and it's where agribusiness, energy and manufacturing sectors are currently thriving.
Visas for investors and business owners
Looking to move to Sydney and NSW from overseas and set up business or invest? There are a range of business and investor visas that may be available to you.
The cost of running a business in Sydney and New South Wales compares favourably to many other parts of the world.
Sydney Startup Hub
Looking for the perfect place to launch your startup? The New South Wales Government actively supports innovation and emerging businesses through the Sydney Startup Hub.