About the Australia Fiji Business Council

Building effective business relationships between Australia and Fiji.

The Australia Fiji Business Council is an independent association of businesses based in Australia and Fiji.

The AFBC was established in 1986 with the aim of providing a framework within which the private sector can communicate with the Australian and Fiji Islands governments at the highest political and policy advising levels with a view to finding solutions to trade and investment issues involving the two countries. It also provides members with an all important network to help further their business goals in Fiji.

Who Are The Members?

Membership of the Council includes a wide range of industry groups, from large corporations to small family companies. 

Some of the industries represented are: shipping, trading companies, freight forwarding, manufacturing, transport, airlines, accountancy/audit, management and business consultancy, insurance, media, building & construction, tourism, banking, petroleum, tobacco, food/confectionery, legal services and mining.

By becoming a member, you can access these industries and a well-established network of businesses already operating in Fiji and the wider Pacific.

The Council operates with an Executive Committee made up of a President, Vice Presidents, several Executive Committee Members, view the current Executive Committee

What activities does the council offer its members?

The Council advances Australian business interests in Fiji through many means including:

  • The holding of trade, investment and information seminars on Fiji including the annual Australia Fiji Business Forum;
  • Participation in regular bilateral Ministerial talks to discuss major policy issues of concern to Australian business;
  • Submissions to government on policy matters affecting Australian business interests in Fiji;
  • The receiving and sending of trade and investment delegations between Australia and Fiji;
  • Dissemination to members of information on current economic, political and social developments in Fiji;
  • Providing access to a network of Australian businesses with long experience in Fiji with whom members can seek and share information.
  • Access to an online hub of comprehensive information and timely updates on Australia and Fiji’s political, economic and social issues as well as frequent communication on these and other topics.
  • Members are given exclusive early access to Business Council activities such as invitations to important events, key meetings with government officials and delegates from both Australia and Fiji and opportunities to participate in trade delegations.
  • The Australia Fiji Business Council is also developing a suite of member benefits within Australia and Fiji that will only be accessible to subscribed members. 


The AFBC Business Council operates out of Brisbane.


You can learn more about the Australia Fiji Council by downloading this brochure.

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