ASIC to Deliver a National Business Name Service

ASIC will be establishing a national online services that will enable businesses to register for a business name and a Australian Business Name (ABN) in a single transaction.

This will reduce the red tape for business.

ASIC is aiming to deliver an online business name service that:

  • is cheaper and easier to use
  • has consistant rules regardless of where you live accross Australia
  • allows a business to register for both a business name and ABN in a single online interaction with the Government
  • offers consistant advice about how to start and operate a business
  • offers a nationally consistent and improved searching service for business name information
  • and will result in ASIC being the single source of company and business name information.