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  • Modernising Business Registers Business Advisory Group

    The Modernising Business Registers Business Advisory Group helps design and implement the Modernising Business Registers Program through members’ collective knowledge, experience and influence.

    Primarily, the Modernising Business Registers Business Advisory Group will:

    • shape and influence design and implementation options
    • identify, assess and make recommendations on issues and proposed innovations
    • work collaboratively to bring together a broad perspective on issues.

    The ATO consultation protocol underpins our consultation framework arrangements.


    The secretariat of the Modernising Business Registers Business Advisory Group can be contacted by email at


    Group membership details are listed below.




    Martin Jacobs (Co-chair), Commonwealth Business Registry Service

    Australian Securities and Investments Commission Rosanne Bell (Co-chair)


    Peter Taft (Secretariat), Commonwealth Business Registry Service


    Lainie Alexander, Commonwealth Business Registry Service

    Association of Independent Insolvency Practitioners

    Stephen Hathway

    Australian Accounting Standards Board

    Kris Peach

    Australian Bureau of Statistics

    Bill Allen

    Australian Business Software Industry Association

    Karen Lay-Brew

    Australian Institute of Credit Management

    Nick Pilavidis

    Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnover Association

    Natasha McHatten

    Australian Securities and Investment Commission

    Robin Hayes

    BGL Corporate Solutions Pty Ltd

    Warren Renden

    Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

    Susan Franks

    Council of Small Business of Australia

    Peter Strong


    Yan De Horta

    Governance Institute of Australia

    Michelle Huckel


    John Ahern

    Law Council of Australia

    Coralie Kenny

    Law Council of Australia

    David Castle


    Mike Behling

    Ozedi Holdings Pty Ltd

    David Field

    The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

    Matthew Addison

    Key messages

    Key messages from meetings held are available below.

    Last modified: 09 Oct 2019QC 58405