You can request certain ABN details are not disclosed if you feel you or your family are endangered by having them public.
Your details may not be disclosed if the registrar of the ABR determines it's not in the public interest to have it published, for example if your entity’s legal name may be offensive to others.
If a request for non-disclosure is successful, the following details will not be made public:
If you've had a gender reassignment, you can have your historical name records withheld from ABN Lookup and data.gov.au
Details of specific business premises may be withheld if there is a risk to the safety of individuals as a result of disclosure, for example, a women’s refuge.
To request withholding of your details, you (or your authorised contact) can write to us with a statutory declaration explaining the reasons. You will need to provide:
Supporting information is required, and may include a:
In most cases, you'll receive a letter advising you of the outcome of your application within 20 business days.
Your request may be refused if insufficient evidence is provided.
You may lodge an objection if you disagree with the decision.