Guide to reading current and historical business name extracts
Type of extract
Provides current and historical information.
Name of company
The name of the business being searched in this extract.
The ACN (Australian Company Number) is a unique nine digit identification number issued to every company in Australia. This is th eACN of the company being searched.
Date and time
When the search was undertaken. The information was correct at the time of issue.
Business name details
Current address for service of documents
An address that the business name holder must provide for receiving communication and notices.
This is the date the address started.
Historical address details
If there are any former addresses, they will be listed on the extract below the current address.
Principal place of business
The address where the business name holder carries on business.
This is the type of holder of the business name (individual, partnership, company etc).
This is the name of the current holder of the business name.
This is the holder's Australian Business Number that is currently linked to the business name.
If the holder is a company, their Australian Company Number (ACN) or Australian Registered Body Number (ARBN) will also be listed here.
Holder start date
This is the date from when the holder took ownership of the business name.
Shows the names of the current partners.
Current holder start date
This is the date from when the current partner commenced ownership of the business name.
Historic partner details
If there are any, details of all partners who have previously held the business name will be listed.
Holder end date
This is the date from when the historic partner ceased ownership of the business name.
Business name representatives
If the business name has any nominated representatives, these will be listed here.
This is the current representative for the business name.
Historic principal contact(s)
This is a list of the previous representatives for the business name.
Current business name details
This is a summary of all the current business name details.
Next renewal date
When the business name is next due for renewal.
Former state and territory registration details
If the business name was registered before 28 May 2012, the former state and territory registration details will be listed here.
Former state or territory of registration
The state or territory where the business name was previously registered.
Former state or territory identifier
The business name registration number that was issued by the previous state or territory body.