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Removal notice - section 318(1)(b)

Notice of intention to remove 4523 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(aaa)

Notice of intention to remove 2 companies from the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(ba)

Notice of intention to remove 40 companies from the Companies Register

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Notice of intention to correct the register

Notice of intention to correct the Companies Register for 1 company

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 34 companies to the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 373 companies from the Companies Register

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Restoration notice

Notice of intention to restore 35 companies to the Companies Register

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Removal notice - section 318(1)(d)

Notice of intention to remove 234 companies from the Companies Register

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Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act passed into law

The Insolvency Practitioners Regulation Act was passed by Parliament on 17 June 2019 and is expected to come into force in June 2020.

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Conviction for Faleako Pepa

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 30 January 2019

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Conviction for Alex Oliver Bergen

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 18 October 2018

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Conviction for Marc McRae Lawrence

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 21 May 2019

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Conviction for Martin Roy Parsons

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 22 May 2019

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High Court imposes first permanent prohibition under Companies Act

The High Court has permanently prohibited Lance Jack Ryan from being involved in the management of a company.

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Updating a director’s ASIC details

Change a director’s Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) details including Australian Company Number (ACN), company name and addresses.

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Directors’ full names are required on the Companies Register

On the Companies Register, we require directors to provide their full name, as they appear on their passport or driver’s licence.

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Conviction for Ee Kuoh Lau

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 29 May 2018

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NZ takes top spot for ease of doing business

New Zealand has taken the top spot in the World Bank’s annual ease of doing business ranking for the third year in a row.

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Conviction for Belinda Aroha Molly Bennett

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 24 August 2018

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Conviction for Anatalea Andrew Lafaitele

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 30 May 2018

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We’re making it easier for businesses to enter their Business Industry Code information

The Companies Office has updated the Business Industry Code (BIC) field to make it easier for you to input your BIC.

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Conviction for Mark Anthony McCreath

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 25 July 2018.

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Electronic signatures — avoiding rejection

The Companies Office accepts documents that are signed electronically. Make sure you follow our standards for using electronic signatures to avoid getting your documents rejected.

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Reducing the time you spend on annual returns

Following on from a successful pilot, we are now inviting all our customers to provide optional additional information as part of the annual return process.

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Conviction for Tere Junior Makita

Conviction obtained by the registrar of Companies on 25 May 2018

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Conviction for Fatai Tafilo

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 8 May 2018

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Conviction for Amandeep Singh

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, convicted and sentenced on 13 March 2018

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Conviction for Samuel Raymond North

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 1 March 2018.

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Conviction for David Blake

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 19 September 2017.

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Conviction for Lance Jack Ryan

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 19 September 2017.

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Conviction for Jasmeet Kaur

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 4 September 2017

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Conviction for Navjot Singh

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 31 May 2017

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Conviction for Jamie Colin Somerville

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 26 July 2017

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Conviction for Raemon Michael Parkinson

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 18 July 2017

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Conviction for Yosef Chtouki

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 12 May 2016

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Conviction for Tania Mata Dixon

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 29 October 2015

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Conviction for Bryan Holmes

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 7 November 2016

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Conviction for Alan Charles Ferens

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 15 July 2016

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Conviction for Christopher Michael Andrews

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 2 December 2015

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Conviction for Dewa Nand

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 16 September 2016

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Conviction for Gillian Geraldine Boakes

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 26 May 2015

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Conviction for Dhanshuk Amarsee

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 8 September 2015

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Conviction for Armajit Singh Barring

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 30 April 2015

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Conviction for Gregory John Anderson

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 24 March 2015

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Conviction for Shane John Brady

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies on 8 October 2014

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Conviction for Nicola Mary James

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 28 August 2014

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Conviction for Edwin Francis Murray

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 28 August 2014

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Conviction for Keith John Madden

Conviction obtained by the Registrar of Companies, sentenced on 25 July 2014

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