Your Australian business number (ABN) details are stored in the Australian Business Register (ABR). Your details are categorised into public and non-public information.
Non-public information is only available to you, as the ABN holder, and your registered tax agent if you use one. Eligible government agencies also have access to some non-public information.
Public information is available to anyone and can be accessed online via ABN LookupExternal Link.
You can request to have certain ABN details suppressed if you feel you or your family is endangered by having information publicly available.
You can also request your name in the historical data to be suppressed if you have undergone a gender reassignment.
ABN registration - status and date of effect and cancellation* of the ABN registration
Approved worker entitlement fund status* - your status as a (trust) fund for employee long service leave, sick leave or redundancy payments.
Australian Company Number or Australian Registered Body Number*
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) registration – status and date of effect*
Deductible gift recipient – fund name, status and date/s of effect and cancellation*
Entity legal name
Entity type (for example, individual/sole trader, superannuation fund, company, trust)
GST registration – status and date/s of effect and cancellation*
Income tax exempt fund status*
Postcode of the main business address
Registered business name
Registrable Superannuation Entity (RSE) Licensees status*
Registrable Superannuation Fund (RSF) status*
State of the main business address
Tax concession and/or charity status and date/s of effect and cancellation*
Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) code and description
Geocoding – (latitude and longitude of business addresses and additional locations)
Mailing address for the service of notices
# The ABR ceased collecting and updating trading names from 28 May 2012. Trading namesExternal Link collected before that date will not be displayed in ABN Lookup starting November 2018.
* only if applicable