If you are not satisfied with a decision that has been made on behalf of the Registrar of the Australian Business Register, contact us first so we can try to resolve the issue. You have the right to lodge an objection if you are still not satisfied.
If you have received correspondence from us, quoting the reference number on the letter or statement will allow us to access your information quickly.
You have 60 days from the date you received the decision to lodge an objection. There may be delay processing your application if all relevant information and supporting documents are not included in your objection.
The most common objections we receive are for are:
When you lodge an objection, provide:
Evidence showing you are carrying on, or starting, your business will help us process your objection more quickly.
Examples of documents that can be used as evidence:
We will contact you if insufficient evidence is provided, but this may delay finalising your objection.
If you are not satisfied with the objection decision, you can appeal to the:
If you would like to give us feedback on how we deliver our services, please let us know through the following channels: