Key web pages and entry points for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Online lodgement of company documents with ASIC for officeholders and registered agents
The free registers of the Australian Securities & Investments Commission provide information about companies and people they register or licence plus other matters.
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
Business name registration at ASIC Connect portal
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.
Part of the MoneySmart website, this page 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.
It's not worth leaving your family's wellbeing to chance. With sensible money management and a few simple strategies, you can give your family the reassurance of financial security. Includes links to teaching your kids about money; and relationships and money.
MoneySmart guide about what steps to take if you're worried about the security of your job, or cut-backs. Find out what you can do to make sure you can still cope financially.
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.
MoneySmart page providing tips and tools for retirement income planning. Developing a flexible financial plan that uses a combination of income sources, will allow you to have a more comfortable retirement.
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.
Part of the MoneySmart website, this page 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 insurance, home and contents insurance, life insurance, travel insurance and health insurance.
MoneySmart website explaining how to go about insuring your home and contents; and how to make a claim.
If you have superannuation or shares, you can consider yourself an investor. Whether you are an experienced investor or a beginner, there are plenty of steps you can take to grow your money and keep it safe. This section of the MoneySmart website guides you through the basic principles of investing and how to find a good financial adviser.
Leaving home is both exciting and daunting. 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.
Losing your job isn't just about your career. It can affect your health and relationships. The first thing to do is sort out your finances for the next 2 months. After that, you can start thinking about the longer term. MoneySmart page with information and guidance 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. Taking these MoneySmart practical steps can 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.
MoneySmart page offering tips and tools to help you gain control of your money. Includes links to budgeting, saving, banking, debt management and insurance information, so you can work out where your money is going and how you can save more by spending less.
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.
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 - Use these personal finance apps to get instant calculations and financial assessments on your phone.
The MoneySamrt 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.
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. Maybe you're considering travelling, volunteering or downsizing to cheaper, more manageable accommodation? 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.
Funerals in Australia can cost anywhere from $4000 to $15,000. To make things easier for people you leave behind, you may want to think about contributing towards the cost of your funeral.
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.
Most people can expect to live to age 80 or 90 so you want your income to last the distance. Whether you're years away from retirement or already retired, here are some MoneySmart things you can do to secure your financial future.
Australian Securities & Investments Commission page with 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.
Many of us dream of being our own boss, but without the backup of a regular wage or salary, running your own show calls for careful money management. Part of the MoneySmart website, this section provides guidance about cash flow, tax, retirement savings and income protection.
Australian Securities & Investments Commission page with information about what you need to know when you're starting a company, for example, register your company, choosing a company name and sending ASIC the right form.
When you start work, don't just rely on your employer to get your entitlements right. Here are some MoneySmart things you should consider, including obtaining a tax file number, checking your payslip, checking your superannuation, savings goals and income protection.
Learning doesn't have to stop when you leave school. Read about getting organised to pay for your education so that you have time and energy left over for your learning. 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.