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Fair Entitlements Guarantee Recovery Program

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

Under the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) Recovery Program, liquidators of companies and trustees in bankruptcy (where FEG advances have been made) can continue to apply for funding for the purposes of pursuing recovery proceedings including litigation, and other activities, to increase assets available to creditors in the winding up or bankruptcy process.

How to apply

Apply for funding assistance at FEG IP Online.

Or complete an Application form for funding assistance and email it to

Active Creditor team

The FEG Recovery Program includes an Active Creditor team. They participate in insolvency matters where funds have or are expected to be advanced under the FEG scheme, to ensure the department is an informed and engaged creditor. Their role includes attending creditors’ meetings and engaging with insolvency practitioners on issues of law that concern the recovery of FEG advances.

Get more information

To find out more about funding assistance, or to speak to a member of our Active Creditor team

  • call the FEG Recovery Hotline on 02 6121 5444 (9am-5pm Monday to Friday Canberra time excluding ACT and national public holidays)