ARITA in the media

Many insolvent businesses aren’t looking after their bookkeeping: Ian Purchas – Sky News (07/04/2024)

Risky business: why builders are leading insolvency numbers – The Canberra Times (02/04/2024)

'The cost of doing business': A building sector at boiling point – Australian Financial Review (01/03/2024)

Retail, hospitality operators brace for insolvency crunch – The Australian (02/01/2024)

The ‘vital reform’ needed in corporate insolvency – Lawyers Weekly (18/07/2023)

Insolvency report ticks all the boxes: ARITA – Accountants Daily (13/07/2023)

Report says it’s time to bust business trusts – Australian Financial Review (12/07/2023)

Insolvency laws ‘disadvantage individuals and small businesses’ dragged into company collapses – The Australian (12/07/2023)

‘Moving deck chairs’: ASIC restructure fails to satisfy critics – Australian Financial Review (04/05/2023)

Construction insolvencies march towards a decade high – Australian Financial Review (18/04/2023)

Housing minister warned of risks months before Porter Davis collapse – (18/04/2023)

Early intervention 'critical' as insolvencies surge – Accounting Times (24/03/2023)

ASIC’s enforcement record ‘completely unacceptable’ – Australian Financial Review (19/03/2023)

Small business needs a short-cut to survival or exit – Accountants Daily (13/03/2023)

Thousands of defunct businesses ‘simply handing back the keys’ – Accountants Daily (10/03/2023)

Gone in 38 seconds: Regulator using AI to reject serious criminal complaints – (06/03/2023)

Qld director incurs 5-year ban over unpaid $2m debt from collapsed companies – (03/02/2023)

Unfit-for-purpose insolvency law needs complete overhaul: ARITA – Accountants Daily (24/01/2023)

It was meant to help small businesses save themselves, but experts are calling the simplified restructuring scheme “insanity” – SmartCompany (23/01/2023)

ATO raises alarm on Vestey Trust asset protection schemes for SMSFs – Australian Financial Review (20/01/2023)

Before Richard Ludwig's company went bust, he and his pre-insolvency advisers smuggled more than $740,000 out of the business – ABC News (24/11/2021)

Insolvency sector urges ATO to speed up debt collection activities – The Australian (2/12/2021)

Business collapses down 40% on pre-pandemic levels: Have we dodged the insolvency cliff? – Smart Company (8/11/2021)

Moments: Michael Brereton CA’s path to ARITA president – Acuity (26/8/2021)

Stronger enforcement needed in pre-insolvency industry - 7:30 with Leigh Sales, ABC News (24/11/2021)

Businesses face end of Jobkeeper today  – Sky News (28/03/2021)

Coalition close to IR bill deal with One Nation – The Australian (17/03/2021)

Massive job loss warning to crossbench over Industrial Relations Bill – The Australian (17/03/2021)

Bosses put IR heat on crossbench – Australian Financial Review (17/03/2021)

Business warns crossbench of job losses if industrial bill dies – Sydney Morning Herald (16/03/2021)

Crossbench warned of 'massive' job losses if it rejects IR reforms – Australian Financial Review (16/03/2021)

Interview with John Winter on Jobkeeper & insolvencies  – Fear & Greed, Sean Aylmer (08/03/2021)

New insolvency law could cause 'influx of shonky operators' – Australian Financial Review (2/12/2020)

Bankruptcy reform to lift economic recovery – Australian Financial Review (16/11/2020)

Surge in insolvencies will be good news for some – Australian Financial Review (10/11/2020)

The Job Ahead – 4 Corners, ABC (28/09/2020)

Fears over the growing stockpile of zombie companies – Sydney Morning Herald (26/09/2020)

Profession cautiously receives insolvency reform proposal – Accountants Daily (25/09/2020)

Tens of thousands of businesses could collapse by mid next year as JobKeeper scheme ends, experts say – ABC (24/09/2020)

Insolvency changes may not have the impact Josh Frydenberg wants them to – Daily Telegraph (24/09/2020)

Worker payments an obstacle to saving thousands of company failures – Australian Financial Review (24/09/2020)

New insolvency laws leave creditors vulnerable, WA experts warn – The West Australian (24/09/2020)

Beware the zombie business apocalypse – Acuity (16/09/2020)

The attack of the zombie companies - and the Govt (stupidly) lets them live – Ross Greenwood, The Money Minutes (9/09/2020)

Warning on insolvency help – The West Australian (8/09/2020)

‘Kicking the can down the road’: Insolvency relief measures extended – Accountants Daily (8/09/2020)

More harm than good business get reprieve but thousands still set to fail – Sydney Morning Herald (8/09/2020)

Extended interview with John Winter – The Business, ABC (8/09/2020)

Coronavirus crisis: Insolvency, bankruptcy protections extended until end of 2020 – The West Australian (7/09/2020)

Banking bosses prepare for jump in business failing – Sydney Morning Herald (4/09/2020)

Australia’s Covid-19 Temporary Relief for Financially Distressed Companies – Shielding the Inevitable? – Who's Who Legal (2/09/2020)

CreditorWatch, ARITA and AICM urge Federal Government to wind back temporary insolvency measures – The West Australian (1/09/2020)

Australian businesses must be allowed to fail or they risk 'derailing' the country's economic recovery, creditors warn – Business Insider Australia (1/09/2020)

CreditorWatch, AICM and ARITA call upon the government not to extend safe harbour provisions – (creditor)watch (1/09/2020)

New report shows Covid 19 relief measures could be doing more harm than good –, Finance (1/09/2020)

US-style debtor-led bankruptcy arrangement risky, government warned – Accountants Daily (25/08/2020)

Too soft on insolvencies will do more harm than good – Australian Financial Review (25/08/2020)

Hundreds of insolvency firms accessing JobKeeper – Australian Financial Review (21/08/2020)

Revealed: every NSW business gone bust in 2020 – Daily Telegraph (14/08/2020)

Cash flow improves for small businesses but ‘zombie companies’ are on the rise: CreditorWatch – The West Australian (12/08/2020)

Notice to Banks #2: Australia's dormant red ink is an economic time bomb – Crikey (11/08/2020)

Interview with John Winter – Fear & Greed, Sean Aylmer (10/08/2020)

How accountants can help with their clients’ exit strategies – InPractice, CPA Australia (July 2020)

Meet the man who says not enough Australian businesses are going broke – InQueensland (27/07/2020)

Coronavirus stimulus measures like JobKeeper are keeping zombie businesses alive, warn insolvency practitioners – ABC News (24/07/2020)

JobKeeper keeping zombies alive – ExecutiveCareer (24/07/2020)

Propping up non-viable businesses will hurt the economy in the long run – 6PR882 News Talk radio (20/07/2020)

Revamped loan scheme could leave businesses saddled with debt, experts warn – The West Australian (20/07/2020)

Australia faces avalanche of business failures in September 'fiscal cliff' – Reuters (20/07/2020)

Plans needed to avert insolvency tidal wave – The Australian (17/07/2020)

If you are going to fail, fail good – Banking Finance Oath (2/07/2020)

Potential 'avalanche' of small company wind-ups looms – Australian Financial Review (15/06/2020)

Pulling the plug: an ethical decision for businesses as well as hospitals – Ethics Alliance (31/05/2020)

Australia risks 'insolvency tsunami' when Coronavirus aid ends – Nikkei Asian review (26/05/2020)

Insolvency sector ill equipped for approaching tsunami – Australian Financial Review (12/05/2020)

Insolvency law to be changed as avalanche expected – Australian Financial Review (22/03/2020)

Mate I'm terrified; sense of dread grips corporate undertakers as Coronavirus spreads – Sydney Morning Herald (21/03/2020)

Bankruptcy lawyers clash on suspending insolvent trading laws – Australian Financial Review (18/03/2020)