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Can I register a company with the words "trust" or "trustee" in the company name?

You can't use words that could mislead people about a company's activities. As "Trust" and "Trustee" are restricted terms, you must seek additional approval before you can use them in a company name (there is a cost involved in this).

To apply for ministerial consent and for more information, visit ASIC's website here.

If you have already obtained ministerial consent, please advise in the special instructions of your online company registration order and send a copy of the approval letter to