The Australian Business Register (ABR) Data Dictionary is a resource to assist users when receiving data from the ABR.
The dictionary uses the Standard Business Reporting (SBR) definitional taxonomyExternal Link and contains definitions for the ABR data field groups, field names and their business descriptions, and bulk data file specifications.
ABR data is provided in bulk data files and is available for download via the Australian Taxation Office’s (ATO) Data Transfer Facility.
The ABR bulk data files are organised into the following types of data files:
This is the data file for agency details.
This is the data file for associates details.
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) file.
This is the data file for business location details.
This is the data file for business name details.
This is the data file for funds details.
This is the data file for other trading names details.
This is the data file for replaced ABN details.
Appendix A - entity mapping file
AS 4590-2006 Standard. Appendix A - Table A1: Name Title Abbreviations
As 4590-2006 Standard - Appendix A - Table A2: Name Suffix Abbreviations
Associate relationship type
Fund role type code
This is the data file for division mapping.
This is the data file of authorised contacts for active ABNs.
This is the data file of entities whose mail has been returned as unclaimed or undeliverable.
This is the data file of start dates for the key main business location fields and key service of notice fields.