Appointment details

Appointment type Liquidation
Appointment dates 7 August 2019 – Touring
21 August 2019 – Events
10 September 2019 – Entertainment & Production
Appointees Current Liquidator: David Kidman
Former Liquidator: Martin Lewis
Companies subject to Administration Space Touring Pty Ltd (Touring) (In Liquidation) 
ACN 628 983 577
ABN 14 628 983 577

Space Events Pty Ltd (Events) (In Liquidation)
ACN 166 108 998
ABN 94 166 108 998

Space Entertainment Pty Ltd (Entertainment) (In Liquidation)
ACN 145 149 588
ABN 42 145 149 588

Space Production Company Pty Ltd (Production) (In Liquidation)
ACN 145 175 417
ABN 36 145 175 417
Office Adelaide
People taking pictures on mobile phones at a concert

KPMG contact

Tara Martin
+61 8 8236 3174

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Background information

The Space Group of Companies operated music concerts in South Australia, primarily located at the Botanic Gardens. On 6 August 2019, the Companies’ sole director appointed Andrew McCabe and Joseph Hayes of Wexted Advisors (Former Administrators) as Voluntary Administrators of the Space Group of Companies.

Subsequently, the Federal Court of Australia appointed Martin Lewis as Liquidator of Touring, on 7 August 2019, and Liquidator of Events, on 21 August 2019.

On 10 September 2019 at second meetings of creditors held by the Former Administrators of Entertainment and Production, creditors of Entertainment and Production, respectively, resolved that Martin Lewis and David Kidman be appointed joint and several liquidators of each of those entities.

Further information regarding the liquidations of the Space Group of Companies can be found in the respective reports below.

From 31 December 2020, Martin Lewis will resign as Liquidator and David Kidman will be appointed as sole Liquidator of each of the entities in the Space Group of Companies. In relation to Touring and Events, read a copy of the Order in relation the resignation of Martin Lewis and appointment of David Kidman.

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Creditor communications

Information and circulars for creditors.

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Court documents

Court directions proceedings and documentation relating to this matter.

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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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