National Innovation and Science Agenda – Improving bankruptcy and insolvency laws

This consultation process has now been completed. Submissions available
Consultation Type
Proposals Paper

Key Documents

As part of the National Innovation and Science Agenda, the Government committed to releasing a proposals paper on measures to improve Australia’s bankruptcy and insolvency laws by making changes to the default bankruptcy period, introducing a safe harbour for directors, and changing the operation of ‘ipso facto’ clauses.


87 submissions were received for this consultation, including 5 confidential submissions.

Alexander David Clark - pdf 83.91 KB
Arnold Bloch Leibler - pdf 437.05 KB
Arnold Bloch Leibler - rtf 14.76 MB
Ashurst Australia - pdf 320.43 KB
Assaf Farid - pdf 96.41 KB
ASX - pdf 137.79 KB
Auckram Brian - pdf 126.87 KB
Auckram Brian - rtf 129.38 KB