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 Eligibility and how to apply

Eligibility and how to apply for assistance through the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG).

Eligibility for FEG assistance

You may be eligible for FEG assistance if your employer entered liquidation or bankruptcy on or after 5 December 2012.

The Fair Entitlements Guarantee Act 2012 sets out the eligibility requirements for FEG.

For more information read the Eligibility for FEG assistance Fact Sheet.

How to apply for FEG assistance

The preferred way for you to lodge your claim for FEG assistance is online at FEG Online Services.

FEG Online Services is easy to use and will ensure that the department receives your claim promptly. The How do I access FEG Online Services Fact Sheet provides a step-by-step guide to use FEG Online Services.

The How do I apply for FEG assistance Fact Sheet provides information on how to lodge a claim for assistance and the types of supporting documentation that may assist the department to decide your claim.

If it is not possible to use FEG Online Services, you can print and complete the FEG Claim Form and send it to the Attorney-General's Department by email, post or fax. Alternatively, you can call the FEG Hotline and we will post the claim form to you.

FEG Hotline: 1300 135 040 (9am–5pm Monday to Friday Canberra time, excluding ACT and national public holidays)

Email: feg@jobs.gov.au


Fair Entitlements Guarantee Branch
Attorney-General’s Department
GPO Box 9880

Fax: (02) 6276 8717