Australia has legally recognized eSignature since 1999 with the Electronic Transactions Act. The act recognizes electronic signing as an important way to promote business and the economy in Australia.
Electronic Transaction Act states that almost all documents can be legally signed with eSignature.
Australia recognizes the importance of eSignatures with its means to facilitate business and promote a strong economy. eSignatures are valid in Australia with the following guidelines:
eSignatures can be used with almost all contracts and documents in Australia. In some cases, additional evidence is required to prove a valid contract in court.
eSignatures are not recommended for: