• Replaced ABN file

    Field description

    Field name#

    Data type

    ABR bulk data file information

    SBR definition

    Primary Identifier

    PID

    integer

    Unique identifier for linking the ABR bulk data files (primary key)

    A string of alphanumeric characters generated by the Government Agency, used to uniquely identify the Business Document contained in the exchanged message. It should be a business identifier that would be understood by the Government Agency involved in the message exchange, not a message envelope level GUID.

    GovernmentGeneratedIdentifier.External Link

    Replaced ABN

     

    varchar(20)

    If the Registrar has changed the ABN –the previous ABN

    A unique public identifier issued to all entities registered in the Australian Business Register (ABR), to be used in their dealings with government. Companies registered under the Corporations Law and business entities carrying on an enterprise in Australia are entitled to an ABN.

    AustralianBusinessNumber.IdentifierExternal Link

    ABN Change Date of Effect

     

    char(8)1

     

    This is the date that the change of a registration came into effect.

    OrganisationDetails.RegistrationChanged.DateExternal Link

    # Please Note: Field names are not contained in the ABR bulk data files downloaded from the Data Transfer Facility. The field names are provided in SQL (structured query language) code available to assist you in generating the data tables with the correct data structure and field headings.

    1 This is the data file for replaced ABN details.

    • Last modified: 04 Mar 2015QC 584