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Personal Property Securities Register

We are the online government noticeboard of security interests in personal property

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A $2 search will show you if the vehicle you want to buy is recorded as free from debt, stolen or written off

A $2 search will show you if the goods you want to buy are likely to be free from debt or other things that could put your money at risk.

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Looking to buy a second-hand caravan, boat or camper trailer

If you’re looking to buy (privately) a second-hand car, boat, caravan, or camper trailer for your next adventure, make sure you do a $2 PPSR search before you hand over any money.

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Check before you buy your first second-hand car

Are you or someone you know a new driver and looking to buy their first car? If you are buying a second-hand car privately, you should complete a $2 PPSR car search.

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Report suspected misuse of the PPSR

We actively monitor PPSR compliance and take action against misuse. Misuse can attract civil or criminal penalties or result in the suspension or termination of a person’s access to the PPSR.

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Resources

Find our range of resources to support businesses using the PPSR - with practical examples of businesses using the register.

From the news room

Public statement by the Australian Financial Security Authority

Statement: Outcome of the Registrar of Personal Property Securities v Brookfield [2024] FCA 29 – January 2024

On 30 January 2024, the Federal Court of Australia handed down its judgment in the case of the…

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Looking to buy a second-hand caravan, boat or camper trailer for the school holidays

Spring is here, school holidays coming up. Explore Australia's wonders in the great outdoors

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Thank you for attending bstreetsmart NSW

The PPSR team joined the NSW bstreetsmart event to promote the $2 PPSR car search to young first…

The Australian Financial Security Authority acknowledges the traditional custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past, present and emerging, and extend our respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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