Government Export Support

The Commonwealth and Victorian Governments support Australian businesses that are looking for opportunities in foreign markets, or to activate further prospects in the tourism industry.

There are numerous activities, programs and workshops available through the following agencies:

Global Victoria

Global Victoria supports Victorian businesses to navigate and realise export opportunities. The diverse team has a wealth of knowledge across a multitude of sectors and can offer practical support to get your business achieving key export goals. Support includes:

  • Inbound and outbound trade missions
  • Workshops and events
  • Regional and market insights
  • Grant programs
  • A network of international offices

For more information, visit the Global Victoria website

Austrade

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) uses its international networks and in-depth knowledge to promote and support Australian businesses in export markets.

Austrade supports include:

  • Key advice and insights
  • Workshops and events
  • Free trade agreements
  • International market profiles
  • Regulations and licensing information
  • Demand analytics and data
  • Inbound and outbound trade missions
  • Grant programs
  • A network of international offices

For more information, visit the Austrade website

Trade Start

TradeStart is an extension to Austrade’s own offices and can assist SME businesses to achieve long-term export success in international markets. In the Barwon South West and Grampians region TradeStart advisors are available via Regional Development Victoria. TradeStart offers exporters the combined resources of Austrade and Global Victoria.

For more information, visit the Austrade website

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation

The Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) is the Australian Government’s export credit agency, which provides financial support solutions for Australian businesses looking to trade with foreign markets.