Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS)

ABLIS is a free online service that will help you find the right local, Queensland and Australian government licences, permits, registrations, approvals and codes of practice you need to operate a business.

Visit ABLIS to receive a detailed and personalised report containing:

  • a summary of state or territory, local and Australian government requirements
  • information about licence fees, how to apply, periods of cover and renewals
  • how to access application and renewal forms
  • who to contact for more help and information.

Australian Business Account (ABA)

ABLIS complements the Australian Business Account (ABA), a national online service that helps you manage your government related licences, permits and registrations. With an ABA you can:

  • create a free business account
  • save relevant compliance regulations from ABLIS in a 'to-do-list'
  • use your ABA details to pre-fill licences, permits or application forms
  • submit and pay government application forms online (where available)
  • deal with all levels of government, in all states and territories for certain transactions.


General enquiries 13 QGOV (13 74 68)