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Find quick links to the most sought after government information for business. – the Australian Government's principal business resource

Offers you simple and convenient access to all of the government information, forms and services you need. Includes planning, starting and growing your business. along with services such as ABN Look up, and GovForms for finding and managing government forms.

Department of Industry and Science

ABN Lookup for an Australian business number

ABN Lookup is the public view of the Australian Business Register (ABR). It provides access to the publicly available information supplied by businesses when they register for an Australian business number (ABN).

Department of Industry and Science

Apply for an Australian business number

An ABN is a unique 11 digit identifying number that businesses use when dealing with other businesses.  You can apply for an ABN or access and update your ABN details online.

Australian Taxation Office

ASIC – Search the registers for company information

Searching ASIC's registers will provide you with information on companies, business names, and people they register or licence, plus other matters including company information.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Australian Business Register (ABR)

The ABR stores details about businesses and organisations when they register for an Australian business number (ABN).  You can use the Register to identify and verify business information.  Incudes information about AUSkey, a secure login that identifies you when you access participating government online services for business.

Australian Taxation Office

Best practice guides

Assist small businesses and employees with a range of workplace issues such as flexible working arrangements and managing underperformance.

Fair Work Ombudsman


Provides tax information for businesses. Find out about registration, BAS, yearly reports and returns, payments to ATO and your tax obligations regarding your workers.

Australian Taxation Office

Business name registration

Find out about registering a business name in Australia. A National Business Names Registration System managed by ASIC has replaced the state and territory registers.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Directory of government and business associations

Lists contact details for federal, state, territory and local government agencies, and non-government associations that may be of assistance to businesses.

Department of Industry and Science

Single Business Service

Provides an online presence, a contact centre and a face-to-face business facilitation network to link interested businesses with relevant programmes and services. Contact 13 28 46.

Department of Industry and Science

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