Victoria – Australia's global state.
An open, progressive society and collaborative spirit
Victoria is a truly magnificent state in which to live, work and study.
With an abundance of diverse and natural resources at our fingertips, a world-class education system and vibrant entrepreneurial spirit, Victoria has earned a global reputation for its premium goods and trusted services.
Home to one of the most culturally diverse societies in the world, Victorians are a progressive, open-minded people with a passion that drives them to excel. Victoria is an incubator of ideas that brings people together to experiment, research, collaborate, design and break boundaries to ultimately produce world-class products and services for people and communities worldwide.
From life-saving pharmaceutical and state-of-the-art tech solutions to architectural excellence and safe, green, delicious produce, our exporters industry-wide have earned a global reputation as innovative, smart, savvy and dedicated professionals who speak your language and understand your market.
One of the easiest, safest, and most transparent locations in the world to conduct business
A stable economy, advanced infrastructure, large pool of talent and strong government support make Victoria a smart choice for doing business.
In fact, Australia is one of the easiest and safest places to do business in the world. We have one of the most transparent and well-regulated business environments and our country's sound legal and governance frameworks, combined with our political stability provide a secure investment and business environment. We also rank highly for fair administration of justice, safeguarding of personal security and protection of property rights.
Our financial services sector is large and sophisticated, and our currency is among the most highly traded in the world. We have well-established open-market policies, large global trade and investment flows, and we are closely engaged with our Asia Pacific neighbours.
Low risk, clean and safe
We have some of the world's cleanest, greenest and safest food and fibre products, built on the highest quality biosecurity, safety and reliability standards, and strong environmental protection.
Home to over 40 food research centres, our food producers are early adopters of cutting-edge technologies in areas such as water management, food manufacturing and packaging.
The world's top performing companies choose Victoria
Juggernauts like Google, Pfizer, Columbia Pictures, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and FIFA have all chosen to partner with Victorian businesses, research institutions and universities, and our cosmopolitan city of Melbourne continues to be the number one choice for a large number of both domestic and foreign-owned businesses.
Home to Australia's largest curfew-free airport and container port, we offer world-class freight and logistics infrastructure to take the headache out of exporting and simplify getting your goods from point A to point B.
Melbourne Airport is located just 25 minutes by road from Melbourne's city centre and our second airport, Avalon is 40 minutes by road and services one of Australia's low-cost domestic carrier catering for a large influx of passengers and freight.
Port of Melbourne is located on the doorstep of our city centre, is well-connected, and equipped to handle the movement of goods efficiently and reliably.