Companies Founded in Australia

List of notable businesses founded in Australia, listed alphabetically with corporate logos when available. This list includes some of the largest, most profitable companies that were founded in Australia. The famous Australia companies and corporations on this list include both public and private corporations. You can find information about the popular companies on this list, such as what industry they're part of. When available you can click on the successful Australia company's names to find out even more about them.

A list made up of items like Billabong and Quiksilver.

This list answers the questions, "What companies were founded in Australia?" and "What are the biggest Australia companies?"

If you're a Australia native then this list of the biggest Australia companies will make you proud. This list is also an excellent resource if you're doing research on reputable businesses from Australia.
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  • AAPT Limited

    AAPT Limited

    Telecommunications
    AAPT is Australia's third largest land line telecommunications company, which was recently sold by Telecom New Zealand to TPG Telecom for $450 million. The company is a member of the Infrastructure Assurance Advisory Group for the Critical Infrastructure Protection branch of the Attorney-General's department.
  • Accolade Wines
    Wineries, Alcoholic beverage
    Accolade Wines is a major global wine business with operations in North America, UK, Ireland, mainland Europe, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Asia. It grew from Thomas Hardy and Sons, a company founded by Thomas Hardy in 1853 in Adelaide, to become Australia's largest winemaker. In January 2011 the company was sold, along with Constellation Europe, to the Australian private equity company CHAMP Private Equity and was renamed "Accolade Wines" on 27 June 2011. Accolade Wines has evolved into a global wine company, selling some of the world’s best-known brands in over 80 countries, including Australia, UK, mainland Europe, the US, Canada, Japan and China. The business is the largest wine company by volume in the UK and Australia, with a portfolio ranging from the historic Hardys, through to "Kumala", the UK's number two South African wine brand. The UK portfolio includes "Echo Falls", the third largest wine brand in the UK; Stowells, the number one wine brand in the on-premise trade; Banrock Station, the UK’s number one environmentally friendly/Green wine brand and South African wines Fish Hoek and Flagstone.
  • Acheron Design

    Acheron Design

    Video game, Video game industry
    Acheron Design is an independent Australian game development studio, which has historically thrived on subcontracting and outsource work. Acheron Design was founded in 2004 by Lewis Strudwick and Athol Birtley. In 2006, the studio became a company, and Michael de Graaf joined the executive team. It is a member of the International Game Developers Association, and the Game Developers Association of Australia.
  • Adam Internet

    Adam Internet

    Telecommunications
    Adam Internet is an Australian Internet service provider that services residents, businesses and government departments primarily within South Australia.
  • Adelaide Hills Stationery
    Office supplies, Office Supplies and Stationery Stores, Photocopying and Duplicating Services