Information for associations, cooperatives and limited partnerships

Welcome to the Consumer and Business Services (CBS) licensing system. Information relevant to associations, cooperatives and limited partnerships has been collated on this welcome page to help you with any questions may have. The CBS licensing and registration team are available if you need further assistance.

Forms and applications

Commonly used forms and fact sheets are available from CBS. Links to the most commonly used forms for new applicants are listed below:

Information for incorporated associations and public officers

Information for cooperatives

How to deal with a suspected breach (PDF 406KB)

Checklist for healthy associations (PDF 68KB)

Other forms


Limited partnerships

Application for registration (PDF 270KB)

Notice of change in particulars (PDF 454KB)

Notice of correction or error in register or supply of particular omitted from register (PDF 120KB)

Notice for dissolution or cessation of limited partnerships (PDF 119KB)

Contact us: CBS licensing and registration via email ( or phone 131 882.



Finding information specific to your industry can be found in various places. Some of those resources have been collated and are listed below.

Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS)

CBS news and updates – subscribe and view CBS quarterly newsletter (CBS Connect) and other news