Open Knowledge

Company Register 100% open


What data is expected?

List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Company address
  • Updated at least once a month

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? Yes(Here)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (CSV, MDB)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as ASIC - Company Register published by Australian Securities and Investments Commission)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Basic registered company data is published monthly to the Federal open data catalogue, where it can be used in bulk or via API.

There is also a dataset for the Australian Business Register at


  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Updated at least once a month.

Does not include company address.

Reviewer comments

All fine!



  • Rebecca Sentance


  • Stephen Gates