Chapter 7: Australia & New Zealand Etiquette

Australia & New Zealand — Greetings & Forms of Address
At parties, your host will introduce you to the other guests. It is also acceptable to introduce yourself if you wish.

Australia & New Zealand — Appointments & Punctuality
In Australia, use any connections and introductions you have, as there is an old boy network of senior executives and major players.

Australia & New Zealand — Negotiations
Be prepared for different people showing up at the negotiating table. Bargaining is not the norm.

Australia & New Zealand — Corporate Gifts
Australians and New Zealanders do not expect gifts from foreigners doing business with them.

Australia & New Zealand — Table Manners
Australians and New Zealanders eat Continental-style.

Australia & New Zealand — Gestures
British gestures are understood and used.