The basic ASIC register (ie the list or ACNs with names) is already available via data.gov.au. There is a richer data set that is still public data but it is only available for purchase from ASIC. This includes company structure, ownership, relationships to other entities, registration certificates, documents lodged with ASIC, and history of changes. It seems to be a false economy to charge for this data, effectively ...more »
Although the ATO publishes the Tax rate companies are supposed to pay. It would be useful for the public to have access to the actual rates being paid by different sectors of industry etc. That is it may be the case that some industries on avaerage pay far less than the ATO's rate.