Australian Embassy
Islamic Republic of Iran

Doing business with Australia

Australia is a stable and low-risk destination for investment, thanks to its resilient economy, dynamic industries, and strong trade ties with the world. Australia offers a business-friendly environment, a smart enterprising workforce, and a lifestyle that’s the envy of the world.

Doing business with Iran

Businesses should also obtain independent legal advice before making commercial decisions with respect to Iran and consult their financial services provider before entering into commitments.

Information on remaining Australian sanctions in relation to Iran is available on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) website. Businesses considering trade with Iran are encouraged to visit this website.

Detailed information on the export of defence and dual-use goods can be accessed from the Department of Defence’s Defence Export Control Office .

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) provides advice for business travellers and tourists going to Iran. This is regularly updated and should be checked before planned travel.


The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) is the Australian Government agency that helps Australian companies win overseas business for their products and services by reducing the time, cost and risk involved in selecting, entering, and developing international markets. It is also the first national point of contact for all investment enquiries and will help investors by providing the information they need to establish a business in Australia.

Useful links


Austrade, Iran page

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Iran page

Australia’s sanction regime against Iran

Information on the export of defence and dual-use goods

Import conditions

Biosecurity Import Conditions system (BICON) - DAWE

Australia’s trade statistics

Iran-Australia Chamber of Commerce

Iran Chamber of Commerce

Iran Trade Promotion Organisation