Open For Business: Starting Up in Australia

Businessman with his team

Australia is a great place to start a business. With an educated workforce and a solid infrastructure, setting up a business in the country is a very attractive prospect. This is especially so if you want to break into the manufacturing industry.

A manufacturing business can cover a wide range of products starting from food to electronics. With the world’s consumers hungry for products, becoming a manufacturer can be very rewarding financially. However, before doing a plant hire in Australia, you need to ensure that you will be successful. Here are some tips so that your company will be able to come out on top:

Clear Up the Legal Stuff

One of the first things you need to do when setting up a business is clearing up all the legal requirements. When you set up a business in Australia, there are three options: form a new company, buy an existing company, or set up as a foreign company. Each has different approaches and requirements. They also have different tax considerations. It is up to you which would be the most profitable.

Besides the initial setup, you should think about how to obtain business premises, licenses, and trademarks in Australia. The Australian Government is quite open about the requirements and what new businesses need to do to establish their presence on the continent.

Do Some Research

At the same time, you’re setting up your legal requirements and ironing out the papers; you should also be doing some research. You should already know what industry you will be working in but you will probably need to know more about. Research industry associations and other local commerce organizations can help point you in the right direction when it comes to making a business decision for your business. They will also help connect you with industry resources that you will be needing to succeed, such as suppliers and potential customers.

Move Into the Factory
Business owner talking to worker

Now it’s time to look at getting your factory up and running. But this is easier than it sounds. There are several businesses that specialize in providing potential factory owners with plants and machinery. They can help point you to great potential locations and supply you with great equipment that you need as you start out.

Build a Team

When doing a plant hire, you’ll be deciding if you are doing dry hire where you hire operators for the equipment separately or wet hire where the renter also rents out operators to you. Initially, wet hire is a good idea since it gives you experienced workers. However, soon you’ll want employees who work for you directly. This is where building an expert team comes in. Hire only the best to get quality performance and satisfying results.

Manufacturing is a business with a lot of potentials and basing yourself in Australia positions you well for the large Asian market. With these tips, you should be able to build the foundations of a solid business that will be profitable if you put some work into it. Start now to ensure that the venture will be successful.

About Eleanor Sharp
Eleanor Sharp is the author of AGSE Law. As a paralegal, she has worked with attorneys in many fields to ensure their clients get the best advice and representation. She is passionate about helping people understand the complexities of the legal system so they can make better decisions for themselves. Eleanor loves reading, travel, and spending time with her family. She hopes her articles will help others navigate life’s legal intricacies with confidence.