Bankruptcy report - national personal insolvency index

The National Personal Insolvency Index (NPII) is a publicly available and permanent electronic record of all personal insolvency proceedings in Australia.

The NPII provides information about individuals who have been subject to proceedings under the Bankruptcy Act 1996 (external link) from August 1928.

It does not include any information on company liquidations or administrations.

Information recorded on the NPII

  • Name, date of birth (if known), residential address and occupation as disclosed on documents accepted by the Official Receiver
  • Previous names and aliases (if known)
  • Type of proceeding; date it started; administration number
  • Name and contact details of the trustee or administrator of the proceeding
  • Current status of the person and/or the proceeding. For example whether a person is discharged from bankruptcy or whether a creditor’s petition for a person’s bankruptcy is in progress.

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Updated: 29 May 2020