• Your business information on the ABR

    If your ABN application has been successful, your ABN details will be added to the Australian Business Register (ABR) as either:

    (See table below.)

    You can request that certain ABN details not be disclosed if you feel you or your family are endangered by having information publicly available. You can also request that your name not be disclosed in the historical data if you've had a gender reassignment.

    You can obtain paper copies of your information and public information on other ABN holders.

    If your ABN details change, it's your responsibility to update them (see Updating or cancelling your ABN).

    ABN details

    Public information

    Non-public information

    ABN

    Yes

     

    ABN registration - status and date of effect and cancellation* of the ABN registration

    Yes

     

    Approved worker entitlement fund status* - your status as a (trust) fund for employee long service leave, sick leave or redundancy payments

    Yes

     

    Australian Company Number or Australian Registered Body Number*

    Yes

     

    Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) registration – status and date of effect*

    Yes

     

    Deductible gift recipient – fund name, status and date/s of effect and cancellation*

    Yes

     

    Entity legal name

    Yes

     

    Entity type (for example, individual/sole trader, superannuation fund, company, trust)

    Yes

     

    GST registration – status and date/s of effect and cancellation*

    Yes

     

    Income tax exempt fund status*

    Yes

     

    Postcode of the main business address

    Yes

     

    Registered business name

    Yes

     

    Registrable Superannuation Entity (RSE) Licensees status*

    Yes

     

    Registrable Superannuation Fund (RSF) status*

    Yes

     

    State of the main business address

    Yes

     

    Tax concession and/or charity status and date/s of effect and cancellation*

    Yes

     

    Trading name#

    Yes

     

    Associate details

     

    Yes

    Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) code and description

     

    Yes

    Business address

     

    Yes

    Geocoding – (latitude and longitude of business addresses and additional locations)

     

    Yes

    Mailing address for the service of notices

     

    Yes

    Telephone numbers

     

    Yes

    Authorised Contacts

     

    Yes

    Working holiday maker registration – date/s of effect and cancellation*

     

    Yes

    # 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.

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