Replaced ABN file

Data file for replaced ABN 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.

Replaced ABN



If the Registrar has changed the ABN –the previous ABN

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.

ABN Change Date of Effect




This is the date that the change of a registration came into effect.

# 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 This is the data file for replaced ABN details.

Last modified
23 Jun 2020