Other trading names file

Data file for other trading names' details

Field description

Field name#

Data type

ABR bulk data file information

SBR definition

Primary Identifier



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.

Other Trading Name



The business name registered for the entity under the law of a state or territory. If there is no registered business name for the entity, any name by which suppliers or clients know the entity

The full name by which an organisation is known.



# Please Note: Field names are not contained in the ABR bulk data files. 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 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
23 Jun 2020