Further information

ABN Look Up
Australian Business Number (ABN) lookup. Enter the organisation name or Australian Company Number (ACN) to lookup and verify the ABN.​
 
     
Australian Charities and Not For Profit Commission
Visit the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission (ACNC) website.​
 
     
Australian Securities and Investment Commission
Visit the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) site. Find out more about: Business names, Starting a company, Making a complaint, Paying fees, Using ASIC's online services and Frequently asked questions (FAQs).  Register or renew a business name, check and change company details, key differences between company structures, your legal obligations as a small business operator, visit ASIC's small business hub. Search the Companies and Organisations register.​
 
     
Australian Tax Office advice for Not For Profit Organisations
A range of useful advice from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) for Not for Profit (NFP) organisations under the following topic headings: Getting started, Your workers, Online Services, Gifts and fundraising, Statements and returns, Your organisation, Payments to ATO and Key links.​
 
     

Consumer Affairs Victoria
Visit the Victorian Government Consumer Affairs (CAV) website.​
 
     
Registered Not For Profits and Charities ASIC worksheet 
This Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) information sheet (INFO 81) provides general advice on the differences between a company structure and an incorporated association. Before you register your organisation, you should consider what structure best suits your organisation's purposes..​