Contractor offences

Exclusion due to insolvency

A person becomes an 'excluded individual' when they:

  • become bankrupt, or take advantage of bankruptcy laws by entering into an agreement under the Bankruptcy Act 1966
  • are a director, secretary or influential person for a company at any time up to two years before the company has a provisional liquidator, liquidator, administrator or controller appointed, or is wound up or ordered to be wound up.

The Excluded individuals and companies fact sheet (PDF) has more information. 

Excluded individual restrictions

If you are excluded, you can't:

  • hold a QBCC contractor or nominee supervisor’s licence, or
  • run a QBCC-licensed company, or
  • be in partnership with a QBCC licensee.

A person involved in 2 separate insolvency events faces life exclusion.