Important notice: Fundraising and corporate finance documents are now lodged with ASIC through the ASIC Regulatory Portal. Visit our information page for more detail about this change.

ASIC has general administration of the Corporations Act 2001 (Corporations Act), including Chapter 6D, which relates to fundraising through the issue or sale of securities. This section of the website sets out general information on the various aspects of fundraising, including any regulatory guidance we have issued.

Raising funds in Australia

The basics on raising funds in Australia.

Regulatory documents on raising funds

A subject-based index of fundraising regulatory documents and class orders.

Media releases

Media and information releases on fundraising.

Consultation papers

These documents seek feedback from stakeholders on matters we are considering, including proposed relief or proposed regulatory guidance.


How to apply for relief from the corporate finance provisions. Applications for relief should be submitted through the ASIC Regulatory Portal. Fees will apply to an application and details about payment options are provided in the portal. For more information see How you apply for relief.

Search Offer Notice Board (formerly OFFERlist)

Search Offer Notice Board for fundraising offer documents.

Corporate Finance Liaison meetings

Information about meetings with corporate finance stakeholders on ASIC's current policy and regulatory approaches.

More in this section

Lodging prospectuses and other disclosure documents

Stop orders: what they are and when we will issue one

When can you fundraise without a disclosure document?

Are there any restrictions on advertising or 'cold calling'?

Consolidation of regulatory guidance on disclosure documents - March 2016

Related links

What's new

More releases on fundraising

Last updated: 20/10/2014 12:00