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Thinking of setting up a business abroad? Uncover the endless migrant opportunities in Australia, Melbourne.

Migrants looking to set up a new venture in Australia whether it’s in the building and construction industry or something entirely different are often drawn to Melbourne, the capital of the Australian State of Victoria.

Strong economy

It’s strong economy, excellent employment and business opportunities, world class educational institutions and quality of life are all attractive to migrant families thinking about setting up a business abroad. In fact over 50 per cent of all business migrants to Australia settle in Victoria.


The State’s reputation as the manufacturing, services, innovation and knowledge powerhouse of Australia, generating a quarter of the nation’s economic activity, further contributes to make Melbourne an attractive option for setting up a business abroad.

The city has a broad-based economy, transparent governance and legal protections for investors. It has a long tradition of welcoming foreign investment and offers competitive business costs compared to other global locations. The Harvard Business Review rated Australia as the best place to invest in the post-recession world.

Economic expansion

With its continuous economic expansion and low inflation, migrants can find economic opportunities that are currently rare in most of the developed world. The steadily growing building and construction industry and access to highly skilled and qualified workforce makes setting up a business in Melbourne a viable option.

Government visa nominations

The Government offers visa nomination under the full range of Australian Government business and investor visa pathways and wherever you are in the world, Business and Investor migrants are offered personal access to support services from a global network of Victorian Government Business Offices.

Europe base

In Europe, there are Victorian Government Business Offices in London and Frankfurt offering support services including access to the Victorian Government’s Agent General and a dedicated Victorian Government Migration Manager in London.

So come down to the Victorian state capital, Melbourne for a visit and get a sense for your new life Down Under. If you setting up a business abroad in Melbourne’s heart, you’ll discover it’s neatly divided into little pockets for you to explore.

Life in Melbourne

Find art, bars and restaurants up and down in the laneways, retail therapy for any budget in Bourke and Collins streets, and creative outlets on show in Flinders Quarter. St Kilda Road means galleries and gardens, while neighbouring Yarra Precinct and Docklands deliver waterside views by the boatload.

Just a tram ride away, the eclectic neighbourhoods on the city fringe offer endless possibilities. Take a bicycle for a spin in the tooth-achingly cool northern suburbs Collingwood, Fitzroy, Brunswick and Northcote. Flex your plastic in retail meccas South Yarra, Prahran and Toorak. Take your beach towel (or yacht) to bayside St Kilda, Port Melbourne and South Melbourne, and go west for more fabulous food and beaches – there is simply so much on offer in Melbourne, the World’s Most Liveable City.

Zane Rebronja | Manager: Significant Investment and Skilled Migration – UK & Europe t: +44 (0) 20 7354 6824 | m. +44 (0) 788 0315 707 | e:







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