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Whether you are new to the country or the region, this page is designed to help business investors looking to establish on the Sunshine Coast.

Setting up a business in Australia

There are several important considerations for investors when deciding on how to enter the Australian market or when establishing a business in Australia, things like:

Setting up a business as a non-citizen

If you want start and run a business in Australia as a non-citizen you’ll need a specific work visa. Learn how to get the right visa for you and your obligations.

To be eligible you need to have: a net value of at least AUD $1.5 million. an annual business turnover of at least AUD $3 million (Current as at August 2022).

To find out more visit the Australian Government’s business site. 

Start your business on the Sunshine Coast

Understanding the region’s planning scheme, local laws and regulations enables local business owners to make informed decisions.

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Permits and licences

Planning on starting a business or expanding a current one? If so, there may be permits, licences and regulations that you need to consider. Investigate the local, state and federal government permits, licences and regulations relevant to your business.

Relocating to the Sunshine Coast?

Access our guide to living and working in Australia’s fastest growing region, the Sunshine Coast.

Things to do on the Sunshine Coast

Visit Sunshine Coast features exciting events, activities and attractions, all in one place.

Healthcare in Australia

The health system is jointly run by all levels of Australian Government – federal, state and territory, and local. Find out about Medicare, private health insurance and primary health networks all in one place.

Want to know more?