You can use the ASIC online lodgement service to check and change company details, review annual statements, invoices and other documents, lodge forms and receive email alerts.
Searching ASIC's registers will provide you with information on companies, business names, and people they register or licence, plus other matters including company information.
Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) page with information about Australian Company numbers and where they must appear.
Putting your money into a bank account doesn't mean you can forget about it. It's your money so you should make sure it is being looked after in the way you want. Includes information on types of accounts; using your account; what you can expect from banks and how to make a complaint about your bank
Find out about registering a business name in Australia. A National Business Names Registration System managed by ASIC has replaced the state and territory registers.
You've made it through those L-plate hours, passed your driving test and now you want your own set of wheels. Before you hit the car yards, do some research so you don't end up with an expensive rust bucket.
Buying your first home is both exciting and nerve-wracking. It is a major decision that takes lots of planning and research, and careful budgeting. Follow the MoneySmart tips to help you get started.
It's hard to imagine life without a mobile phone, but it can cost you a bomb if you buy the wrong phone or plan. Follow these MoneySmart tips to get a mobile phone deal you can afford.
Provides links to calculators and planners to help with managing money, superannuation, investing, borrowing and credit, and retirement. Also includes a link for mobile phone users to access calculators on the go.
How many superannuation statements did you receive this year? Do you find it hard to keep track of your super accounts? Consider combining your small accounts into a single fund.
The end of a relationship can be an emotional and traumatic time. You may feel anxious or overwhelmed about such a big change in your life.Be kind to yourself. Ask for support if you need it. There are lots of places you can go for help. Get started with these MoneySmart steps.
Provides tips for sensible money management to give your family the reassurance of financial security. Includes links to teaching your kids about money; and relationships and money.
If you are saving for your first home, a first home saver account is a good way to help you reach your goal. The government will contribute an extra amount that is a percentage of your savings each year. These accounts have a few rules so it's important to make sure they are right for you.
The ASIC Gazette is published each Tuesday by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). It contains private company notices including instruments, notices of variation, changes of company type, company reinstatements and company deregistrations.
The Business Gazette is published each Tuesday by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). It contains private company notices advertised by companies under the Corporations Act 2001.
Having a baby is one of the most exciting times in your life. Getting your money under control with these MoneySmart tips before your life changes, will help to meet the needs of your child, and yourself.
The MoneySamrt income tax calculator calculates how much tax you will pay on your employment income this year. You can also find out your marginal tax rate.
Discover financial guidance especially written for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Information includes budgeting and saving, borrowing money, mobile phones, superannuation, scams and warnings, Wills etc.
Explains how insurance works, how to choose an insurance policy that meets your needs and how to minimise problems with claims. Includes links to information about car, life, travel, health and home and contents insurance.
Explains how to go about insuring your home and contents; and how to make a claim.
Provides information to guide you through the basic principles of investing and how to find a good financial adviser.
Losing you job or facing an unexpected financial loss can affect your health and relationships. MoneySmart page has some money tips to help you look after yourself and work out where you stand financially.
Losing your partner changes your life, and money matters may seem unimportant at the time. MoneySmart page has some practical steps to help you get through this period and better prepare you for the future.
Be tax savvy. Moneysmart advice on how to make investments such as shares, property and super, tax-effective. A worthwhile strategy needs to be a sound investment first. Any tax benefit should be secondary.
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and other apps - You can check to see if your finances are under control and what areas need attention with this Moneysmart app.
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and other apps - Get instant calculations on your phone for savings, loans, mortgages, superannuation and interest-free deals with this Moneysmart app.
The MoneySmart mortgage calculator shows how much you can afford to borrow and what your home loan repayments will be. It can also show your repayments if interest rates change.
The right time for moving out of home is different for everyone. With new found freedom comes the responsibility of paying for rent, utility bills, food, transport and more. Check out these MoneySmart tips for when you move out of home. Includes links to a Budget planner, Savings goals calculator and getting help as a tenant.
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android - Search for details on registered organisations in the New Zealand Companies Office (NZCO) and the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) company and business names registers.
This section of the Australilan Securities and Investments Commission site provides information about National consumer credit regulation, registration and licensing.
Online lodgement of company documents with ASIC for officeholders and registered agents.
By the time you are 55, you might be thinking about retirement and what to do once you stop working. As with all major lifestyle changes, your income will probably change. Check these MoneySmart prompts to help you review your finances and make some decisions.
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.
Are you moving in with someone, opening a joint account, or starting a joint loan or investment? It pays to go into love and money matters with your eyes open.
Information for companies about running a company and complying with the Corporations Act.
Every year one in 20 Australians falls victim to scams and personal fraud. Includes links to explain how scams work, how to identify different scams and what to do if you have been scammed. Most importantly, we tell you how to avoid getting caught up in a scam.
Provides guidance about cash flow, tax, retirement savings and income protection for people who are self-employed.
Provides an information sheet setting out the steps involved in starting a company; what you need to know, for example, when choosing your name and sending ASIC the right form.
Information on how to organise your money to pay for your education but still have time and cash left over for fun while studying. Includes information about student costs, fee and income support, studying and working, studying and superannuation.
Knowing how to get the most out of your superannuation will help you save for your retirement and reduce stress. Includes links to information about how superannuation works, keeping your superannuation on target, consolidating superannuation funds, self-managed superannuation, retirement income planning and calculators and planners.
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android - An easy to use app from Moneysmart that allows you to track your spending on the go.
You may have money stashed away which you've forgotten about, or didn't know you had. Search records of unclaimed money from bank accounts, company shares and life policies and see how to lodge a claim.
Learn how to manage your money so that you can do the things you want. Includes links to tools and quizzes to help Under 25's with personal finances.
Find out how you can give instructions to your family about your legal and medical preferences should you fall ill or lose the capacity to make those decisions yourself.