Agency file

Data file for agency details

Field description

Field name

Data type

ABR bulk data file information

SBR definition

Primary Identifier

PID

integer

Unique identifer 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.

ABN

ABN

varchar(20)

A unique 11-digit identifier issued to entities registered in the ABR

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.

Entity Type

Ent_Typ_Cd

varchar(3)

Child entity types

Refer to Appendix A for further information

The legal or business structure of an organisation. It determines the nature of the organisation's business as described by the Australian Standard 4590.

Entity Organisation Name

Org_Nm

varchar(200)

The name of the entity that appears on official documents or legal papers

The full name by which an organisation is known.

Entity Name Title

(Individuals only)

Nm_Titl_Cd

varchar(12)

Refer to Appendix B for further information

A term indicating a person's status or used as a form of address or reference.

Entity Name Given Name

(Individuals only)

Prsn_Gvn_Nm

varchar(40)

 

The name given to a person that is the person's identifying name within the family group or the name by which the person is uniquely socially identified; the name borne by an individual, often assigned by his or her parents shortly after birth, as opposed to the inherited surname.

 

Entity Name Other Given Names

(Individuals only)

Prsn_Othr_Gvn_Nm

varchar(100)

 

The middle name given to a person that complements that person's identifying name within the family group or the name by which the person is uniquely socially identified.

Entity Name Family Name

(Individuals only)

Prsn_Fmly_Nm

varchar(40)

 

The last name or surname given to a person. The name by which a family group is identified.

Entity Name Suffix

(Individuals only)

Nm_Sufx_Cd

varchar(5)

Refer to Appendix C for further information

Awards, Honours or any other kind of denominations that may follow the name of the person.

ABN Registration Date of Effect

ABN_Regn_Dt

varchar(8)1

The date the registration comes into effect

Date when the organisation registration becomes effective.

ABN Cancellation Date of Effect

ABN_Cancn_Dt

varchar(8)1

The date the registration ceases to be effective

Date when the organisation registration becomes non effective.

Main Trading Name2

Mn_Trdg_Nm

varchar(200)

 

The full name by which an organisation is known.

Service of Notice Address Line 1

SON_Addr_Ln_1

varchar(38)

 

First line utilising free format that is used to create a semi structured address.

Service of Notice Address Line 2

SON_Addr_Ln_2

varchar(38)

 

Second line utilising free format that is used to create a semi structured address.

Service of Notice Address Suburb

SON_Sbrb

varchar(46)

 

A word or combination of words, by which a geographic locality/suburb is designated or known.

Service of Notice Address State Code

SON_Stt

varchar(3)

 

The code that is assigned to each Australian State or Territory

Service of Notice Address Postcode

SON_Pc

varchar(12)

 

The Australian descriptor for a postal delivery area, aligned with locality, suburb or place

Service of Notice Address Country Code

SON_Cntry_Cd

varchar(3)

 

This represents the Country Name as prescribed by AS4590 and inherited from ISO 3166

Service of Notice Address DPID

SON_DPID

integer

 

Implements a unique identification number that is assigned by Australia Post for that address. This number is printed onto correspondence as a barcode and results in a discount from Australia Post.

Business Address Line 1

Mn_Bus_Addr_Ln_1

varchar(38)

The entity’s main business (street) address within Australia

First line utilising free format that is used to create a semi structured address.

Business Address Line 2

Mn_Bus_Addr_Ln_2

varchar(38)

 

Second line utilising free format that is used to create a semi structured address.

Business Address Suburb

Mn_Bus_Sbrb

varchar(46)

 

A word or combination of words, by which a geographic locality/suburb is designated or known.

Business Address State Code

Mn_Bus_Stt

varchar(3)

 

The code that is assigned to each Australian State or Territory

Business Address Postcode

Mn_Bus_Pc

varchar(12)

 

The Australian descriptor for a postal delivery area, aligned with locality, suburb or place

Business Address Country Code

Mn_Bus_Cntry_Cd

varchar(3)

 

This represents the Country Code as prescribed by AS4590 and inherited from ISO 3166

Business Address DPID

Mn_Bus_DPID

integer

 

Implements a unique identification number that is assigned by Australia Post for that address. This number is printed onto correspondence as a barcode and results in a discount from Australia Post.

Email

Ent_Eml

varchar(200)

The entity’s email address

Denotes the address of an electronic mail service.

PartyID

Prty_Id_Blnk

varchar(1)

 

 

GST Registration Date of Effect

GST_Regn_Dt

varchar(8)1

The date the GST registration comes into effect

Date when the organisation registration becomes effective.

GST Cancellation Date of Effect

GST_Cancn_Dt

varchar(8)1

The date the GST registration ceases to be effective

Date when the organisation registration becomes non effective.

Business Industry Code

Mn_Indy_Clsn

varchar(5)

ANZSIC codes are four-digit numbers. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) uses a five-digit code referred to as Business Industry Code  

This is a code that identifies the classification of the industry in which the organisation operated during the relevant period. The Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification 2006 (ANZSIC) coding system has a 4 level hierarchical structure, where subdivision, group, class and subclass levels are denoted by numeric codes.

Business Industry Description

Mn_Indy_Clsn_Descn

varchar(100)

 

This is the description of the 2006 Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) code.

ASIC Number

ACN

varchar(20)

The ASIC number is represented as a single field i.e. ACN or ARBN or ARSN

ACN: An Australian Company Number (ACN) is a unique nine-digit number issued by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) as an identifier to every Australian company registered under the Corporations Act 2001

 

 

 

 

ARBN: The Australian Registered Body Number (ARBN) is a nine digit number allocated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) when a foreign company or registrable Australian body is registered under the Corporations Act 2001.

 

 

 

 

ARSN: The Australian Registered Scheme Number (ARSN) is a nine digit number allocated by Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to managed investment schemes registered in Australia.

Suppression Indicator

Sprsn_Ind

varchar(1)

ABR data value for this field is either Y or N

This indicates whether detailed information relating to an entity has been suppressed.

# - 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 Date fields are supplied in character format (YYYYMMDD). You may need to change the date format to one that suits your applications.

2 The ABR ceased collecting and updating trading names from 28 May 2012. Trading names collected before that date will be displayed in the ABN Lookup and the ABR until 31 October 2023.

Last modified
2 Nov 2018
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