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Fair Entitlements Guarantee Recovery Program

A program designed to increase the recovery of amounts advanced under the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG).

Under the FEG Recovery Program, liquidators of companies and bankruptcy trustees (where FEG advances have been made) can apply for funding to pursue recovery proceedings, such as litigation, to increase the returns available to creditors in the external administration.

Apply for FEG Recovery Funding

Apply for FEG Recovery online through FEG IP Online.

You can also complete an application form for funding assistance and email it to

FEG Active Creditor

The FEG Active Creditor area is part of the FEG Recovery Program. They ensure our department is an informed and engaged creditor.

The FEG Active Creditor area:

  • attends creditors’ meetings
  • takes part and participates in Committees of Inspection
  • reviews anticipated distributions
  • engages with insolvency practitioners on issues of law that concern the recovery of FEG advances.

Get more information

To enquire about the FEG Recovery Program or to speak with the FEG Active Creditor area, please call the FEG Recovery Hotline on 02 5122 4111 (Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm AEST/AEDT).

To ask about a specific external administration matter, please contact us at FEG IP Online.