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According to the Corporations Act 2001, all companies in Australia, both public (ending with “Ltd” or “Limited”) or private (ending in “Pty Ltd”) require one or more directors who “ordinarily reside” in Australia.
Private Companies require a minimum of one director, including at least one who must be a Resident Director (s201A(1)). There is no requirement for a Company Secretary in a private company, though if one has been appointed, they must also be a resident of Australia (s204A(1)).
Public Companies require a minimum of three directors, two of whom must ordinarily reside in Australia (s201A(2)). Public companies are also required to appoint at least one Company Secretary who must reside in Australia (s204A(2)).