Appointment details

Appointment type Voluntary Administration
Appointment date 25 August 2021
Appointees Gayle Dickerson, James Dampney and Peter Gothard
Companies subject to Administration

Disability Services Australia Limited
ACN 002 507 655
ABN 35 002 507 655

DSA Mentoring Services Limited
ACN 629 308 881
ABN 47 629 308 881

Macquarie Employment Training Service Limited
ACN 643 269 112

Collectively ('the Companies')

Office Sydney
Disability Services Australia Limited
EmailAU-FMDSA@kpmg.com.au
DSA Mentoring Services Limited
EmailAU-FMDSAmentoring@kpmg.com.au
Macquarie Employment Training Service Limited
EmailAU-FMMET@kpmg.com.au
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Background information

On 25 August 2021, Gayle Dickerson, James Dampney and Peter Gothard of KPMG were appointed as Administrators of the Companies. The Administrators want to reassure all stakeholders the Companies will continue to deliver its services to its participants on a normal basis and in accordance with the current NSW public health orders, while we undertake an immediate assessment of the Companies. The ongoing care and support of participants is our first and foremost priority and we are working closely with all stakeholders to ensure that quality of care is maintained.

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First meeting of creditors

6 September 2021

The First Meeting of Creditors was held via teleconference on Monday, 6 September 2021 at 2:00pm (AEST). For further information, read the Minutes of Meeting – 6 May 2021 (PDF 717KB).

 

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Creditor communications

Information and circulars for creditors.

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Information for employees

We provide answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) for employees of Disability Services Australia Limited, DSA Mentoring Services Limited, and Macquarie Employment Training Service Limited.

For information on the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG)  for claimants, visit: https://www.ag.gov.au/industrial-relations/fair-entitlements-guarantee-feg

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Information for participants

We provide answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) for participants of Disability Services Australia Limited, DSA Mentoring Services Limited, and Macquarie Employment Training Service Limited.

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Court documents

Court directions proceedings and documentation relating to this matter.

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Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG)

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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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Support

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

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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