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) and Assessment of Solvency Guidance Statement (PDF) has more information. 

Excluded individual restrictions

If you are excluded, you can't:

  • hold a QBCC contractor, site supervisor 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