Registration of a Cooperative - Queensland


You require this registration to establish and operate a Cooperative in Queensland. You may also have to pay lodgement or late fees on forms following registration.

The name of the cooperative must include the word 'Cooperative' or the abbreviation 'Co op' and end with the word 'Limited' or the abbreviation 'Ltd'.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


This registration will remain in effect indefinitely.


Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $356.40

Approval of draft disclosure statement for a proposed trading cooperative

Application $178.00

Approval of proposed rules for a cooperative

Application $878.80

Registration under section 362

Application $178.00

Registration under sections 19, 24, 361

Regulation(s) name

Cooperatives Regulation 1997 QLD

Application process

You should contact Office of Fair Trading for further information prior to completing and submitting an application.

Transfer process

This registration cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Office of Fair Trading

Registration Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Queensland Government Service Centre

Registration Services

Office of Fair Trading

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Operating address: Upper Plaza Terrace
33 Charlotte Street
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO Box 3111
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Phone: 07 3405 0985
Fax: 07 3405 0731
Website: Office of Fair Trading (Opens in new window)