About us

The Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) helps business operators and people considering starting a business. ABLIS can identify relevant state, territory, local and Australian government licences, permits, approvals, regulations and codes of practice, allowing you to obtain detailed information and manage compliance obligations.

ABLIS is a national service delivered by a partnership of Australian, State and Territory Governments:

Australian Government Links to another web site

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Industry House
10 Binara St
Canberra ACT 2601
Website:
www.industry.gov.au Links to another web site
Australian Government - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Australian Capital Territory Links to another web site

Innovation, Trade and Investment

Phone:
13 22 81
Email:
business.mailbox@act.gov.au
Website:
www.business.act.gov.au Links to another web site
ACT Government - Economic Development

Northern Territory Links to another web site

Territory Business Centre

Ground Floor
Development House
76 The Esplanade
Darwin NT 0800
Phone:
08 8982 1700 or freecall 1800 193 111
Email:
territory.businesscentre@nt.gov.au
Northern Territory Government

Queensland Links to another web site

Business Support
Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games

Phone:
13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Email:
feedback@dtesb.qld.gov.au
Website:
http://www.business.qld.gov.au Links to another web site
Queensland Government - Coat of Arms

South Australia Links to another web site

Department of State Development

Phone Freecall:
1800 188 018
Email:
DSDSmallBusinessStrategy@sa.gov.au
Government of South Australia - Department of State Development

Tasmania Links to another web site

Business Tasmania

Phone Freecall:
1800 440 026
Email:
ask@business.tas.gov.au
Website:
http://www.business.tas.gov.au Links to another web site
Tasmanian Government

Victoria Links to another web site

Business Victoria

121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Phone:
13 22 15
Online:
www.business.vic.gov.au/contact-us
Website:
http://www.business.vic.gov.au Links to another web site
State Government Victoria - Business Victoria

Western Australia Links to another web site

Small Business Development Corporation

Level 2,
140 William Street,
Perth, Western Australia 6000
(Access from Murray Street Mall)
Phone:
13 12 49
Email:
info@smallbusiness.wa.gov.au
Website:
http://www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au Links to another web site
Government of Western Australia - Small Business Development Corporation