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  • Appendix B – ABR performance

    Table 12A: Latest performance results

    Performance criteria

    Latest result
    2016–17

    Performance target
    2018–19

    Increased use of the ABR as the national business dataset (a)

    Government agencies

    232 using ABR Explorer (66% increase)
    32.5% increase in ABN Lookup searches

    Government agencies

    340 ABR Explorer
    12 ABR Connect
    1.1 billion ABN Lookup searches

    Reduction in the administrative cost to businesses and government in dealing with each other

    $1.39 billion

    $1.55 billion

    NOTE
    (a) Description updated for 2018–19
    Table 12B: Performance targets for 2019–20 to 2021–22

    Performance criteria

    Performance target
    2019–20

    Performance target
    2020–21

    Performance target
    2021–22

    Increased use of the ABR as the national business dataset (a)

    Government agencies

    370 ABR Explorer
    14 ABR Connect
    1.3 billion ABN Lookup searches

    Government agencies

    400 ABR Explorer
    16 ABR Connect
    1.5 billion ABN Lookup searches

    Government agencies

    420 ABR Explorer
    18 ABR Connect
    1.8 billion ABN Lookup searches

    Reduction in the administrative cost to businesses and government in dealing with each other

    $1.95 billion

    $1.98 billion

    $2.00 billion

    NOTE
    (a) Description updated for 2018–19
      Last modified: 01 Aug 2018QC 56312