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This report provides information about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporate sector, specifically Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations registered under the CATSI Act.

Profile of corporations registered under the CATSI Act

Table 1: Number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations registered under the CATSI Act
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
* The number of registered corporations is as at 30 June.
** A program conducted by the Registrar to deregister defunct corporations accounts for the reduction in the number of registered corporations in 2009–10.
Total corporations* 2552 2605 2723 **2210 2286 2391 2488 2596 2688
New registrations 111 84 125 163 187 173 155 163 170

A total of 2688 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations were registered under the CATSI Act as at 30 June 2015.

There were 170 new registrations during 2014–15, up from 163 in 2013–14 (table 1). Of these, 11 were transfers of existing entities from other incorporation legislation.