Customs Act 1901(Cth), customs broker licences can only be issued to natural persons, companies or partnerships. A licence cannot be issued to other forms of entity, such as a trust.
You need to ensure you apply for the correct licence type.
Corporate customs broker
If you are acting for a company that requires a licence so that they can operate a customs brokerage business or a natural person that wishes to operate a customs brokerage business owned jointly by yourself and other parties (whether natural people or companies) see the Corporate customs broker page.
Nominee customs broker
If you are a natural person and require a licence to operate as a customs broker employed by a corporate or sole trader customs brokerage, see the Nominee customs broker page.
Sole trader customs broker
If you are a natural person and intend to operate your business as a sole trader, see the Sole trader customs broker page.