Do you have a connection with Australia?
Residents of Australia are free to file for bankruptcy if you have overwhelming debts which you cannot pay. The Official Receiver at AFSA has the discretion to reject a debtors' petition if:
Non residents can only file for bankruptcy in Australia if they can demonstrate a connection with Australia. To do this you will need to demonstrate:
If you cannot demonstrate a connection with Australia or the Official Receiver is of the view that your Statement of Affairs is inadequate or believes you can pay your debts (within a reasonable period) then your bankruptcy application may be refused.
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