Engage with DFAT

You can engage with DFAT across a broad range of investment and trade topics.

Trade or investment enquiries

Who to contact about trade or investment enquiries, including FTAs.

Have your say

Have your say and make a submission on Free Trade Agreements (FTAs).

DFAT's role in trade and investment

DFAT's role in trade and investment includes leading the implementation of Australia's economic diplomacy agenda to boost our global economic interests through four key pillars—trade, growth, investment and business.

Request customised statistics

DFAT can provide up-to-date trade and investment statistics to meet your needs.

Reporting non-tariff measures

Australian exporters and other domestic stakeholders are encouraged to report other countries’ non-tariff measures.

Business Envoy

Business Envoy provides Australian business with a direct line to the Australian Government’s global diplomatic network, offering perspectives and insights on the economic and market impacts of geopolitical events and trends.

Trade Talk

Trade Talk is a fortnightly newsletter for national and international trade news.

Professional Services Mutual Recognition Unit

The Professional Services Mutual Recognition Unit assists Australian professional associations and regulators to increase market access for Australian professionals overseas, and negotiating international recognition of Australian qualifications and licencing.


DFAT is committed to delivering strong support for Australian business, working closely with portfolio partners—Austrade, Tourism Australia, ACIAR, EFIC—and other agencies. Australian businesses can contact DFAT through business@dfat.gov.au.

Last Updated: 8 November 2017