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Appointment details

Appointment type Voluntary Administration
Appointment date 23 March 2018 
Appointees Ryan Eagle
Companies subject to Administration Coomboona Dairies Pty Ltd ACN 606 467 618 
Coomboona Dairies Prop Co 1 Pty Ltd ACN 606 468 562
Coomboona Holdings Pty Ltd ACN 606 464 788
Coomboona Dairies OP Co 1 Pty Ltd ACN 606 468 900
Coomboona Genetics Pty Ltd ACN 606 468 491
Goulburn Valley Dairies Pty Ltd ACN 607 012 475
Goulburn Valley Genetics Pty Ltd ACN 607 010 579
Office Melbourne
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KPMG contact

Philip Batey
+61 3 8663 8938

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Background information

Ryan Eagle and Stewart McCallum were appointed as Voluntary Administrators of Coomboona Holdings Pty Ltd and its associated entities on 23 March 2018. 

Subsequent to our appointment as Voluntary Administrators, McGrath Nicol partners were appointed as Receivers and Managers of the Group on 23 March 2018.

Stewart McCallum retired as Administrator of the Group on 29 March 2019.

The Coomboona joint venture between Harvey Norman and Eternal Sound operates as a large-scale dairy and beef farm in Victoria.

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Company details

The Administrators are appointed over the following entities

  • Coomboona Dairies Pty Ltd
  • Coomboona Holdings Pty Ltd
  • Coomboona Genetics Pty Ltd
  • Coomboona Dairies Prop Co 1 Pty Ltd
  • Coomboona Dairies Op Co 1 Pty Ltd
  • Goulburn Valley Dairies Pty Ltd
  • Goulburn Valley Genetics Pty Ltd

Collectively referred to as 'Coomboona Group'.

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Creditor communications

Information and circulars for creditors of the Coomboona Group.

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ASIC insolvency material

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission provides resources on insolvency for directors, practitioners, employees, creditors and investors.

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Coping with the emotional impact of financial distress.

Beyond Blue

beyondblue offers some useful resources for people struggling with the emotional impact of financial distress.

The beyondblue Support Service provides confidential, one-on-one counselling with a trained mental health professional.
Phone: 1300 22 4636


Lifeline offers phone crisis counselling for people who are experiencing financial and emotional hardship.

Phone: 13 11 14 Australia-wide
Online crisis support chat (7:00pm to 4:00am daily)

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