When an ABN is registered the business identity information is stored in the ABR as public and non-public data. Only eligible government agencies can access and use the non-public data to provide improved community services.
Registered business information is stored in the ABR as public and non-public information.
The following government agencies have access to non-public data from the ABR.
ABR data can be used by eligible government agencies to identify business communities under their responsibility.
The Australian Business Register (ABR) Data Dictionary is a resource to assist users when receiving data from the ABR.
ABR Explorer is an online reporting tool providing eligible government agencies with access to ABR information.
ABR Connect plans to deliver digital services to allow eligible agencies to integrate with the ABR and use the register as their own.
The ABR provides system-to-system web services to eligible government agencies to retrieve public and non-public details of Australian Business Register (ABR) records.
Government agencies with current Australian Business Register terms and conditions in place can download large volumes of data via the Data Transfer Facility.
Additional information and resources are available to assist with using ABR bulk data files
Government agencies can now access non-public ABR data via the AURIN portal.
A summary of frequently asked questions on ABR data and ABR Explorer, including access, navigation.