Basic Info

The German-Australian Chamber 

  • Connects you to your industry peers with topical events and industry forums which offer substantial networking and promotional opportunities. Become a part of the global network of 140 Chambers in 92 countries  
  • Informon the latest information and analysis from Berlin/Europe and the state of the German-Australian bilateral relationship 
  • Promotes your business to a relevant and engaged audience year-round.

With offices in Sydney and Melbourne, the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce has over 40 years of experience and a competent team of experts and partners who can deal with all facets of the Australian market. We cooperate with potential partners and develop your market-entry strategies in order to establish your market position. 

Our bilingual consulting team members draw from extensive experience to address the challenges and barriers present in both markets and have the knowledge to act as a reliable initial contact. AHK Australien can help you solve problems on the spot, acting as your local export assistant and business representative.

Business Representation
Through our business representation service we devise tailor-made market entrance strategies in close alignment with our client’s needs and wants for the Australian market space. In addition to a range of business support services including functioning as our client’s principal place of business or registered address on the ground and a timely processing of all incoming correspondence, we engage in customised business development initiatives. These include, but are not limited to: client acquisitions, market and competitor analyses and key stakeholder introductions.

Delegations & Business Trips
Our services include organising and accompanying delegations and business trips. We offer our services to a wide-ranging target group, from small business trips for German/Australian managers and businesspeople, via specific industry associations or state-level organisations, to political delegations of several hundred participants.

AHK Australien can organise a variety of workshops to support you and your employees when you first start business operations in Australia (e.g. Intercultural Workshops, Roles & Responsibilities of Directors)

Why work with us

Official Representation of German Companies

AHKs are the key players of German foreign business development on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany. They represent German business interests in their countries and they inform about and promote Germany as a business location.

Member Organisation

AHKs are member organisations for companies that are actively involved in bilateral business relations. These members give them the authority needed when interacting with politics, business and administration in terms of promoting the bilateral business relations.

Service Providers to Companies

Our consulting team provides services to companies both from Germany and Australia in order to support their foreign business activities.


Company focus


Bilateral Chambers of Commerce


Advanced Manufacturing
Air Freight & Logistics
Construction & Engineering
Energy & Resources
Environment & Water
Health & Medical Devices
Metals & Mining
New Technologies
Renewable Energy
Transport & Infrastructure


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