How transitional registers identified grantors

Searching by grantor is a good way of finding migrated registrations from transitional registers. When searching for a migrated registration, consider how a transitional register identified the grantor.

Previous register name Organisation grantor Individual grantor
How transitional registers identified grantors

Australian Capital Territory Register of Cooperative Charges

Organisation number and type, for example:

  1. ABN = 12 345 678 901 
  2. ACN = 345 678 901

The organisation number and type may not match the PPSR's rules for how grantors should be identified. You may have to search by all identifying numbers.

If the register did not store the organisation number and type, search by the organisation name.

No individual grantors.

Australian Capital Territory General Register of Deeds and Interests

Organisation number and type, for example: 1. ABN = 12 345 678 901 2. ACN = 345 678 901 The organisation number and type may not match the PPSR's rules for how grantors should be identified. You may have to search by all identifying numbers.

If the register did not store the organisation number and type, search by the organisation name.

One or more given names followed by the family name, or the first name followed by the initial of the second given name followed by the family name. For example:

  1. Given names = Mary Family name = Smith
  2. Given names = Mary Jane Family name = Smith
  3. Given names = Mary Jane Elizabeth Family name = Smith
  4. Given names = Mary J Family name = Smith

ASIC Register of Company Charges (Commonwealth)

Organisation number and type, for example:

  1. ABN = 12 345 678 901
  2. ACN = 345 678 901

The organisation number and type may not match the PPSR's rules for how grantors should be identified. You may have to search by all identifying numbers.

Where the company has been deregistered, search by the organisation name. See deregistered grantor companies.

No individual grantors.

AFMA Fisheries Register (Commonwealth)

Organisation number and type, for example:

  1. ABN = 12 345 678 901 
  2. ACN = 345 678 901

The organisation number and type may not match the PPSR's rules for how grantors should be identified. You may have to search by all identifying numbers.

If the register did not store the organisation number and type, search by the organisation name.

One or more given names followed by the family name. For example:

  1. Given names = Mary Family name = Smith 
  2. Given names = Mary Jane Family name = Smith 
  3. Given names = Mary Jane Elizabeth Family name = Smith

AMSA Australian Register of Ships (Commonwealth)

(Grantor details are not included for consumer registrations. In these cases, search by serial number.)

Organisation number and type, for example:

  1. ABN = 12 345 678 901 
  2. ACN = 345 678 901

The organisation number and type may not match the PPSR's rules for how grantors should be identified. You may have to search by all identifying numbers.

If the register did not store the organisation number and type, search by the organisation name.

One or more given names followed by the family name. For example:

  1. Given names = Mary Family name = Smith 
  2. Given names = Mary Jane Family name = Smith 
  3. Given names = Mary Jane Elizabeth Family name = Smith

New South Wales Registry of Cooperatives and Associations

Organisation number and type, for example:

  1. ABN = 12 345 678 901 
  2. ACN = 345 678 901

The organisation number and type may not match the PPSR's rules for how grantors should be identified. You may have to search by all identifying numbers.

If the register did not store the organisation number and type, search by the organisation name.

No individual grantors.

New South Wales REVS

No grantor information provided - search by serial number.

No grantor information provided - search by serial number.

New South Wales Land and Property Management Authority Security Interest in Goods Register

Organisation name as recorded on the migrating register.

One or more given names followed by the family name. For example:

  1. Given names = Mary Family name = Smith 
  2. Given names = Mary Jane Family name = Smith 
  3. Given names = Mary Jane Elizabeth Family name = Smith

Northern Territory Bills of Sale Register

Organisation number and type, for example:

ABN = 12 345 678 901 
ACN = 345 678 901

The organisation number and type may not match the PPSR's rules for how grantors should be identified. You may have to search by all identifying numbers.

If the register did not store the organisation number and type, search by the organisation name.

The organisation name is often followed by the trading name or trust name, for example:

  1. Organisation name = XYZ Pty Ltd trading as 123 Goods 
  2. Organisation name = XYZ Pty Ltd as trustee for the Smithson Family Trust

One or more given names followed by the family name, or the first given name followed by the initial of the second given name followed by the family name, or one or initials followed by the family name. For example:

  1. Given names = Mary Family name = Smith
  2. Given names = Mary Jane Family name = Smith 
  3. Given names = Mary Jane Elizabeth Family name = Smith 
  4. Given names = Mary J Family name = Smith
  5. Given names = M Family name = Smith 
  6. Given names = M J Family name = Smith
  7. Given names = M J E Family name = Smith

Northern Territory Stock Mortgages Register

(Individual grantor's details are migrated as an organisation name.)

Organisation number and type, for example:

  1. ABN = 12 345 678 901 
  2. ACN = 345 678 901

The organisation number and type may not match the PPSR's rules for how grantors should be identified. You may have to search by all identifying numbers.

If the register did not store the organisation number and type, search by the organisation name.

An individual grantor will be registered as an "organisation name" with one or more given names followed by the family name. For example:

  1. Organisation name = Mary Smith 
  2. Organisation name = Mary Jane Smith 
  3. Organisation name = Mary Jane Elizabeth Smith

Where there is more than one individual grantor, these are all listed in the organisation name field, for example:

  1. Organisation name = Mary Smith and John Smith and Fred Smith

Queensland Bills of Sale

Organisation name as recorded on the migrating register

One or more given names followed by the family name. For example:

  1. Given names = Mary Family name = Smith 
  2. Given names = Mary Jane Family name = Smith 
  3. Given names = Mary Jane Elizabeth Family name = Smith

Queensland Registry of Cooperatives

Organisation number and type, for example:

  1. ABN = 12 345 678 901 
  2. ACN = 345 678 901

The organisation number and type may not match the PPSR's rules for how grantors should be identified. You may have to search by all identifying numbers.

If the register did not store the organisation number and type, search by the organisation name.

No individual grantors.

Queensland REVS

No grantor information provided - search by serial number.

No grantor information provided - search by serial number.

South Australian Cooperatives and Associations

Organisation name as recorded on the migrating register.

No individual grantors.

South Australian Registry of Deed and Crop Liens

Organisation number and type, for example:

  1. ABN = 12 345 678 901 
  2. ACN = 345 678 901

The organisation number and type may not match the PPSR's rules for how grantors should be identified. You may have to search by all identifying numbers.

If the register did not store the organisation number and type, search by the organisation name.

One or more given names followed by the family name. For example:

  1. Given names = Mary Family name = Smith 
  2. Given names = Mary Jane Family name = Smith 
  3. Given names = Mary Jane Elizabeth Family name = Smith

South Australian Vehicle Securities Register

No grantor information provided - search by serial number.

No grantor information provided - search by serial number.

Tasmanian Register of Bills of Sale, Stock, Wool and Crop Mortgages and Cooperative Charges

(Individual grantor's details are migrated as an organisation name.)

Organisation name as recorded on the migrating register. The organisation name is often followed by the organisation identifier, for example XYZ Pty Ltd, 00 123 456 789.

An individual grantor will be registered as an "organisation name" with the family name, then one or more given name. For example:

  1. Organisation name = Smith, Mary 
  2. Organisation name = Smith, Mary Jane 
  3. Organisation name = Smith, Mary Jane Elizabeth

(PPSR ignores all punctuation in the organisation name field.)

Tasmanian Motor Vehicle Securities Register

No grantor information provided - search by serial number.

No grantor information provided - search by serial number.

Victorian Register of Cooperative Charges

Organisation number and type, for example:

ABN = 12 345 678 901 
ACN = 345 678 901

The organisation number and type may not match the PPSR's rules for how grantors should be identified. You may have to search by all identifying numbers.

If the register did not store the organisation number and type, search by the organisation name.

No individual grantors.

Victorian Register of Stock Mortgages

Organisation number and type, for example:

ABN = 12 345 678 901 
ACN = 345 678 901

The organisation number and type may not match the PPSR's rules for how grantors should be identified. You may have to search by all identifying numbers.

If the register did not store the organisation number and type, search by the organisation name.

One or more given names followed by the family name. For example:

  1. Given names = Mary Family name = Smith 
  2. Given names = Mary Jane Family name = Smith 
  3. Given names = Mary Jane Elizabeth Family name = Smith

Victorian Vehicle Securities Register

No grantor information provided - search by serial number.

No grantor information provided - search by serial number.

Western Australian REVS

No grantor information provided - search by serial number.

No grantor information provided - search by serial number.

Western Australian Bills of Sale Register

(Individual grantor's details are migrated as an organisation name.)

Organisation name as recorded on the migrating register.

An individual grantor will be registered as an "organisation name" with the family name followed by one or more given names. For example:

  1. Organisation name = Smith Mary 
  2. Organisation name = Smith Mary Jane 
  3. Organisation name = Smith Mary Jane Elizabeth