Appointment details

Appointment type Voluntary Administration
Appointment date 29 December 2020
Appointees James Stewart
Companies subject to Administration

Double Sunrise Holdings Pty Limited (Administrators Appointed)
ACN 626 579 299
Gobel Aviation Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed)
ACN 006 160 658
Soar Aviation (FIAD) Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) 
ACN 613 308 820
Soar Aviation Aircraft Holdings Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) 
ACN 613 275 853
Soar Aviation Holdings Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) 
ACN 626 081 089
Soar Aviation Melbourne Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) 
ACN 619 893 186
Soar Aviation Sydney Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) 
ACN 613 279 048
Soar Maintenance Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) 
ACN 630 555 716

Collectively referred to as the ‘Soar Aviation Group'

Office Melbourne
Aeroplane flying against blue sky

KPMG contact

Alexander Burrows
+61 3 8663 8491

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Background information

Brendan Richards and James Stewart were appointed Voluntary Administrators of the Soar Aviation Group on 29 December 2020.

Brendan Richards resigned as liquidator on 8 June 2023.

On 11 January 2021, the first creditors meeting was held whereby the appointment of the administrators was ratified and no committee of inspection was created.

The second creditors meeting will be held on or around 11 February 2021, notification of the meeting will be provided to creditors on or around 4 February 2021 and will be enclosed in the Voluntary Administrators report. A copy of this report will be uploaded to the website.

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Creditor communications

Information and circulars for creditors.

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Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG)

General information for claimants: Fair Entitlements Guarantee website

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ASIC insolvency material

The Australian Securities & Investments Commission provides resources on insolvency for directors, practitioners, employees, creditors and investors.

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Coping with the emotional impact of financial distress.

Beyond Blue

beyondblue offers some useful resources for people struggling with the emotional impact of financial distress.

The beyondblue Support Service provides confidential, one-on-one counselling with a trained mental health professional.
Phone: 1300 22 4636


Lifeline offers phone crisis counselling for people who are experiencing financial and emotional hardship.

Phone: 13 11 14 Australia-wide
Online crisis support chat (7:00pm to 4:00am daily)

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