###Update October 2018 - frequency change to Business Names dataset ###
From 31 October 2018, the Business Names dataset will be updated weekly every Wednesday.
ASIC is Australia’s corporate, markets and financial services regulator. ASIC contributes to Australia’s economic reputation and wellbeing by ensuring that Australia’s financial markets are fair and transparent, supported by confident and informed investors and consumers.
Australian business names are required to keep their details up to date on ASIC's Business Name Register. Information contained in the register is made available to the public to search via ASIC's website.
Select data from the ASIC's Business Name Register will be uploaded each month to www.data.gov.au. The data made available will be a snapshot of the register at a point in time. Legislation prescribes the type of information ASIC is allowed to disclose to the public.
The information included in the downloadable dataset is:
Additional information about companies can be found via ASIC's website. Accessing some information may attract a fee.
More information about searching ASIC's registers.