Companies Companies Founded in Australia

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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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3 Blokes Studios is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Video game

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AAPT Limited is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
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 ...more

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Accolade Wines is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
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, ...more

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Acheron Design is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
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 ...more

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Adam Internet is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Adam Internet Telecommunications Adam Internet is an Australian Internet service provider that services residents, businesses and government departments primarily within South Australia.

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Adelaide Hills Stationery is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Office supplies, Office Supplies and Stationery Stores, Photocopying and Duplicating Services

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AE Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Construction AE Smith & Son Pty Ltd is the largest privately owned commercial air-conditioning and mechanical services contractor in Australia focusing on heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, ...more

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Agile Communications is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Telecommunications

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Amnesty International Australi... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Amnesty International Australia Amnesty International Australia is a section of the Amnesty International network, and is part of the global movement promoting and defending human rights and dignity. The organisation has a ...more

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Angus & Robertson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Angus & Robertson Retail, Book Stores and News Dealers Angus & Robertson was an iconic Australian bookseller, book publisher and book printer. As book publishers, A&R has contributed substantially to the promotion and development of ...more

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ASC Pty Ltd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
ASC Pty Ltd Shipbuilding ASC Pty Ltd, formerly the Australian Submarine Corporation, is an Australian government business enterprise involved with Australian naval shipbuilding, headquartered at Osborne in Adelaide, ...more

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Bent Creek Vineyard is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Bent Creek Vineyard Wineries

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BigWorld is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
BigWorld Video game industry BigWorld is an Australian company formed in 2002 that develops and licenses a middleware development tool suite for the creation of massively multiplayer online games and virtual worlds. In ...more

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Billabong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Clothing, Retail Billabong International Limited is a surf company, primarily a clothing retailer that also produces accessories, like watches and backpacks and skateboard and snowboard products under other ...more

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Bond Wireless is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Telecommunications, Voice over IP Bond Wireless was founded in Queensland, Australia in 2002 by Dr. Clarence Tan with the objective of creating purpose built ICT applications that used SMS as their key communications medium. ...more

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Boral is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Boral Boral Limited is a multinational company dealing in building and construction materials. Founded in Australia, it also has extensive operations in the USA and Asia. With A$5.29 billion worth of ...more

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Breville is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Home appliance Breville is an Australian manufacturer and marketer of small kitchen appliances, founded in Melbourne, Australia, in 1932. They created the original sandwich toaster. The product was a huge ...more

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British Commonwealth Pacific A... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines Air Transportation British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines or BCPA, was an airline registered in New South Wales, Australia in June 1946 with headquarters in Sydney. It was formed by the governments of Australia, ...more

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Brumby's Bakeries is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Brumby's Bakeries Retail Brumby's Bakeries is a chain of retail bakeries. It was established in 1975 by Michael Sherlock with the opening of its first bakery, The Old Style Bread Centre, in Ashburton, Victoria. Brumby's ...more

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Bruny Island Charters is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Tourism Bruny Island Charters is an award winning eco-tourism business operating 30 minutes south of Hobart in Tasmania, Australia. The company is operated by Robert Pennicott and his family, along with ...more

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Bunnings Warehouse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Bunnings Warehouse Bunnings Warehouse is Australia's largest household hardware chain with stores in Australia and New Zealand. The chain is owned by Wesfarmers Limited.

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Cabcharge is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Cabcharge The Cabcharge account payment system was established in 1976 to provide a way to pay for taxi fares by non cash means throughout Australia and participating countries. Cabcharge listed on the ...more

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CalorieKing is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
CalorieKing CalorieKing is an online weight loss club and software developer with a program centred on healthy eating and exercise. The company offers products and services tailored specifically for the ...more

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Cash Converters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Cash Converters Retail Cash Converters International Limited is a worldwide pawnbroking franchise company, as well as a retail store. They also offer small financial loans.

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CEA Technologies is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
CEA Technologies Defense contractor CEA Technologies is an Australian defence contractor. The company was established in 1983.

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Chime Communications is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Chime Communications Telecommunications

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Citect is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Automation Citect was a software development company specialising in the Automation and Control industry. The main software products developed by Citect included CitectSCADA, CitectSCADA Reports, and

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Clough Limited is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Clough Limited Engineering Clough Ltd. is an international public company based in Perth, Western Australia. It has projects in engineering, construction, operations and maintenance services, principally in the oil and ...more

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Cobb and Co is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Cobb and Co Cobb & Co was the name of a transportation company in Australia. It was prominent in the late 19th century when it operated stagecoaches to many areas in the outback and at one point in ...more

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Coles Supermarkets is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Retail Coles Supermarkets, commonly known as Coles, is an Australian supermarket chain owned by Wesfarmers. Founded in 1914 in Victoria, Coles operates 762 stores throughout Australia, including 17 ...more

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Collins Booksellers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Collins Booksellers Retail Collins Booksellers Pty Ltd is an Australian book store chain founded in 1922 by Frederick Henry Slamen. The name Collins is from the original location of the first store, 622 Collins Street, ...more

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Commonwealth Securities is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Commonwealth Securities Financial Services Commonwealth Securities, also known as CommSec or ComSec, is Australia's largest discount stockbroking firm operated by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. It offers a telephone based brokerage ...more

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ConnectEast is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
ConnectEast ConnectEast is an Australian limited corporation responsible for the finance, design, construction and operation of Melbourne's EastLink tollway project. Previously listed in the Australian ...more

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Coopers Brewery is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Alcoholic beverage, Brewing Coopers Brewery är ett bryggeri.

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CSR Limited is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
CSR Limited Manufacturing CSR Limited is a major Australian industrial company, producing building products and also has an investment in the Tomago aluminium smelter located near Newcastle, New South Wales. It is ...more

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David Jones Limited is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Retail David Jones Limited, trading as David Jones and colloquially known as DJs, is an upscale Australian department store chain. David Jones was founded in 1838 by David Jones, a Welsh immigrant, and ...more

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Dilithium is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Broadband networks, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal Dilithium™ is the global leader in converged video solutions for mobile and broadband networks and the Internet.Dilithium pioneered 3G video communications and our network equipment and end to ...more

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Domino's Pizza Enterprises is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Domino's Pizza Enterprises is an Australian public company that holds the master franchise for Domino's Pizza in Australia, New Zealand, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Monaco. It runs the ...more

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Dovan Computers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Dovan Computers Computer

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Eagle Boys is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Restaurant Eagle Boys is an Australian fast food chain specialising in pizza. Eagle Boys has more than 210 stores throughout Australia, particularly in regional areas. Currently it has no stores in ...more

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Earth Systems is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Earth Systems

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Edgehill Vineyard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Edgehill Vineyard Wineries

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Eftel is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Telecommunications, Internet service provider Eftel Limited is an internet service provider and telecommunications provider in Australia, with approximately 120,000 active accounts. It was established in 1999. Eftel offers a range of ...more

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Elders Limited is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Elders Limited Elders Limited is an Australian-based agribusiness company. Elder Smith & Co was founded in 1839 in South Australia by Alexander Lang Elder as a new arm of his family's Scottish based ...more

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Endgame Studios is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
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Exetel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Exetel Telecommunications Exetel is an Australian ISP which provides ADSL, web hosting, VoIP, and other internet services to customers across Australia. Exetel's headquarters are based in offices in North Sydney and its ...more

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Eyecon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
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Fairfax Media is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Mass media, Media, Newspaper Fairfax Media Limited is one of Australia's largest diversified media companies. The group's operations include newspapers, magazines, radio and digital media operating in Australia and New ...more

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Fasta Pasta is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Fasta Pasta Restaurant

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Feltex Carpets is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Companies Founded in Australia
Feltex Carpets Feltex Carpets is a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial carpets. The company began its manufacturing operations in New Zealand in the 1920s. The company was publicly listed and ...more