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Abr.gov.au vs ASIC Connect

Does anyone have any insight into the differences between using the APIs provided by abr.gov.au and ASIC Connect (or are they the same thing behind the scenes perhaps)? i.e. of I want to validate business names, check ABNs etc which one should I be using, there seems to be a lot of overlap?

I recommend using the ABR API’s if they provide the data you require. For ABN registrations that is the source of truth.

Raw data also available (and regularly updated, but I would not assume as quickly as the API) from https://data.gov.au/dataset/ds-dga-5bd7fcab-e315-42cb-8daf-50b7efc2027e/details