Knowledge and technology to help develop your idea


Does your idea need to comply with any regulations? If you are not sure, or you would like more information about the regulations, visit the Australian Business Licence Information Service (ABLIS) for tailored business licensing information, including:

  • summary information on the state, local and commonwealth government requirements for your particular business
  • the name, address and phone number of the agency responsible for each listing
  • licence application forms
  • details of licence fees, periods of cover, and renewals
  • online lodgement and secure payment for some licences.

Researchers in business

The Australian Government's Entrepreneurs' Programme is a network of more than 100 experienced private sector advisers and facilitators whose role is to ensure industry gets the advice and support needed to improve competitiveness and productivity.

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