Registered business information is stored as public and non-public data in the Australian Business Register (ABR).
Access to non-public data is available only to eligible government agencies. The following information explains different methods of accessing public and non-public ABR data.
Once your agency has been granted access to non-public data, the following products and services are available.
ABR Explorer is an online reporting tool for authorised government agencies. You can extract available ABR information and generate reports, charts and tables straight from your computer.
Your agency can use the integrated mapping feature directly linked to NationalMapExternal Link for planning, development and emergency response.
Find out more about ABR Explorer.
The ABR provides web services for eligible government agencies to retrieve live public and non-public details of Australian business number (ABN) records.
The Data transfer facility is a secure facility hosted by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) that enables government agencies to download extracts of non-public bulk data.
ABN Lookup is the public view of the ABR. Using ABN LookupExternal Link agencies can download public data into their applications and databases, and:
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.
Government agencies with current Australian Business Register terms and conditions in place can download large volumes of data via the Data Transfer Facility.