Change of name
If a MOG change changes the name of a government organisation, that organisation should contact us to advise of its new legal name.
The organisation should also consider visiting the ASIC website to find out whether it can register its former 'legal' name as a business name. Registered business names will be displayed in the ABN Lookup. The government organisation needs to notify its suppliers of its new legal name as well as any new registered business names.
Abolition of the losing agency and transfer of its functions
If a MOG change also abolishes the losing agency, the gaining agency should consider visiting the ASIC website to find out whether it can register the 'legal' name of the abolished agency as a business name. Registered business names will be displayed in the ABN Lookup. The gaining agency needs to notify its suppliers its legal name as well as any registered business names.
Get it done
Government organisations can phone us on 1300 720 092 to request a copy of the form Change of registration details (NAT 2943).