Get noticed more and improve your local Search Engine Optimisation. (SEO)

Are you a local business? Hairdresser, massage therapist, plumber, retail shop etc

Are you wanting to gain more exposure in your local neighbourhood? Then promoting on the top 27 Australian business directory websites will a great way to start.

Most people start by searching for local businesses, don’t you?. People prefer to support locals, so searching for businesses in their town, surrounding areas or in the closest major suburb like Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, etc is something that everyone does. Being part of this local Australian search is vital for any business.

The major Search engine Google knows this and as part of its Googles algorithm, it gives higher rankings to businesses that promote locally. In tune, this will also improve your local Search engine optimisation (SEO) and drive more traffic to your business.

So if you looking for more local customers then start submitting your business to the following FREE Australian business directory websites.

You don’t want to just be on any random business directories you want to be on the ones that have heaps of traffic themselves and have great SEO. Thomas Web Designs regularly updates this list so remember to come back to it regularly or join our newsletter list to be notified of any changes.

Don’t have time? Don’t live in Australia?

Thomas Web Designs offers a Directory Submission service. Check it out here.

The Top 27 Business Directories in Australia.

As from the 15th Feb 2018

  1. Yellow Pages online (Sensis)
  2. True Local
  3. Yelp
  5. dLook
  6. Hotfrog
  7. Word Of Month (WOMO)
  8. Start Local
  9. Local Search
  10. Local Business Guide
  11. Nationwide
  12. You Are
  13. Aussie web
  14. Local Store
  15. Business Listings
  16. Come on Aussie- updated due to no longer free, i recommend Savvysme instead.
  17. One flare
  18. Live Pages
  19. Find Local
  20. Cylex
  21. Australian Planet
  22. Webnetwork
  23. Bloo
  24. Our Patch
  25. A to Z Pages
  26. Pink Pages
  27. Dizy Local

Before you start jumping on all these sites, get yourself prepared by having everything in front of you.

  • Your business name
  • Business overview- sometimes it’s good to mix it up with slightly different ones on each listing.
  • Business Email address
  • Business phone number
  • Business address- If you work from home or have a mobile business make sure you state this in your ad. Some directories allow you to only show the suburb of your business as well.
  • Social media links- like facebook, Instagram, twitter etc
  • Logo image
  • Business ABN
  • Opening hours
  • A login username you want to use
  • A login password you want to use

Please note, there are many business directories that are more effective for certain industries or locations such as:

North Sydney business directory

Melbourne Business Directory

Tasmania local and tourism business directory

Hair Salons Business directory

Plus heaps more. You can either go to google, type the location or industry followed by business directory.

Don’t have time? or you don’t live in Australia? Thomas Web Designs offers a Directory Submission service- check it out here.

Listing in these business directories can help you get above your competitors when people search for local businesses so start listing today.

Have a great day.



About Me

I’m Jacinta Thomas, also known as your humble wordpress web design tech whiz and online marketing consultant.

I’m a reserved yet highly motivated and adaptable digital marketing expert ready to use my online marketing knowledge to help your business be seen online and ramp up your sales. I love horses, dogs, cats, country music, chocolate and most of all helping people.

I help family focused entrepreneurs build top ranking, self-managed websites, help work through any wordpress tech issues and get set up with hosting, blogging, SEO and social media, so they can earn more money and live their dream life.

If you’re ready to get your business online, and seen on social media and all search engines then check out my blog, biz resources, jump into my free Facebook group and of course contact me at any time.


  1. PureLocal

    Hi there,

    PureLocal is an Australian Business Directory – The fastest growing Australian Business Directory in 2017.

    We would really appreciate your inclusion of PureLocal into your list of Australian Business Directories :

    Sign Up Page :

    * Also , if your Australian clients would like a premium listing on PureLocal free of charge. You can create

    their profile at the above URL and we’ll publish upon request.


    Paul Williams
    Australia’s Business Directory

    • Jacinta Thomas

      Thanks, Paul, I will review my directories shortly and add you in. Kind Regards Jacinta

    • Search a Tradie

      Search a Tradie is Australia’s online directory for trades and services. We help people find a tradie easily. Tradespeople are listed from all around Australia.

      If you are a local tradesman business and have a service to offer, list your business now!
      Premium Memberships are only $5.00 a year, basic listing is FREE.

      Search a Tradie, Job done!

  2. megha Singh

    Awesome list, thank you so much for Share these awesome Australian Business directories list, directories links work perfectly. Here is the one more Australian business directory site you can add this.

  3. Charanjit Singh

    Great information you shared. Thanks for sharing. It helped me a lot to Spreading my business. Thank you again!

  4. Jacob

    That’s an awesome compilation. It would be awesome if you include our site to your list as well: (the BOM is a 21st-century platform for customers to connect to business owners in a constructive way, no need for 1-star reviews with us, keep it above board and you may be surprised at the outcome!)

  5. Jilli Smith

    Thanks for sharing such a nice list of Australian directories. Here is the one more Australian business directory site you can add this.


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