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 construction company within the period of two years before the company appoints a provisional liquidator, liquidator, administrator or controller.

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.