Ongoing obligations and standards (RDAA)

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Registered debt agreement administrators

In this section you will find guidance and direction on meeting your ongoing general and specific obligations as a personal insolvency practitioner within our regulatory framework. This information includes links to relevant pages and more details available in the Inspector-General Practice Statements (IGPS) and Inspector-General Practice Directions (IGPD).

Alleged offences and tip-offs

We expect you to refer alleged offences under the Bankruptcy Act. For debt agreement proposals lodged after 27 June 2019, you have a duty to refer alleged offences under the Bankruptcy Act. Find out how to refer alleged offences to AFSA’s Enforcement team, or make a pre-referral enquiry.

For more details about types of offences and reporting obligations.

See the Guidance video: Referring alleged offences [YouTube]


Find out about the Inspector-General in Bankruptcy’s expectations on effective communication with bankrupts, creditors, debtors and other stakeholders

Remuneration, charges and payments

Find out more about a debt agreement administrator's obligations to collect realisation and interest charges on funds received into an estate:

See the insolvency practitioner remuneration guidance video series.

Forwarding unclaimed moneys (s254) to AFSA

For more details about making an EFT payment for s254 unclaimed moneys, see claim unclaimed money.

If you have any questions, please contact our Finance team at

Cancelling your registration

AFSA will take action to cancel the registration of a debt agreement administrator on a voluntary basis or on an involuntary basis if there are sufficient grounds to justify the removal of an administrator from the insolvency profession.