Support for Former Employees of Bonza Aviation (in liquidation)

The Administrator for the company, Hall Chadwick, has provided information on its website.

On this page:

Former employees can contact the administrator at for further information.

If you need to speak to someone about the impact your retrenchment is having on you and/or your family, reach out to a service listed in the Looking after yourself section below.

Employment Support

The Australian Government provides support for any worker who loses their job.

Immediate assistance is available to all retrenched workers, to help you find a job, access training or help you decide what’s next.

How and where to get help after losing your job can be a difficult situation to navigate. The table below summarises the type of supports available to help you find work or pursue other pathways as quickly as possible.

Support for all workers across Australia

Financial advice and assistance

Financial assistancePeople older than 22 and below the Age Pension age may be eligible for income support payments.Payment and Service Finder
Apply online or call: 13 28 50
Financial CounsellingIf you feel overwhelmed by debt, contact a financial counsellor as soon as possible.National Debt Helpline – Call: 1800 007 007
Mob Strong Debt Helpline, for Indigenous Australians – Call: 1800 808 488
Financial Information ServiceServices Australia’s Financial Information Service (FIS) is available to everyone. Find out how lump sum payments affect Centrelink entitlements.Call: 13 23 00 (Say “Financial Information Service” when prompted).
Redundancy pay and entitlementsThe Redundancy Information Statement (RIS) outlines your rights and entitlements when you’ve been retrenched.Redundancy Information Statement
Unpaid entitlementsIf there is bankruptcy or liquidation the Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) is available to eligible former employees to help you get your unpaid entitlements and claims* can be submitted online.
*A minimum 16 week claim processing time applies.
Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG)
FEG Assistance Factsheet

Help with finding work

Free support with:

  • resumes
  • job searches
  • interview techniques
  • referrals to training and programs
Workforce Australia is the Australian Government’s employment service. If you have been retrenched, you and your partner can access immediate support for up to 6 months after your retrenchment date – regardless of whether you’re receiving Centrelink payments or not.Workforce Australia
Find a "Workforce Australia Employment Services" Provider near you
Job support for Mature Age people 45 years+Assistance with job searches, digital literacy and support to transfer your existing skills to a new job or industry.Career Transition Assistance
Information for people 45+:
Support for mature age workers
Job support for Young People aged 15-24Support for young people aged 15-24 to find work (including apprenticeships and traineeships), training and local community services.Transition to Work
Job support if you’re living with DisabilityA Disability Employment Service (DES) provider can help you find suitable work.Job Access
Call: 1800 464 800
National Customer Service LineFor enquiries about Employment providers, programs or services.Call: 1800 805 260

Looking after yourself

Health and WellbeingLosing your job can be a very difficult time. Talk to someone about taking care of you and your family’s mental health.Beyond Blue – Call: 1300 224 636
Lifeline Australia – Call: 13 11 14
Support for young people aged 16-25 years:
Headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation – Call: 1800 650 890

Online resources

Advice for retrenched former employeesInformation and links to supports available for retrenched workers.What’s Next?
Changing careersHelp with identifying careers or jobs that match your skills and experience.Job Switch
Search Job VacanciesSearch Workforce Australia’s current job vacancies.Workforce Australia for Individuals – Job Search
Tax and RetirementATO information about redundancy payments.ATO – Redundancy and Early Retirement
Training and job optionsAdvice on looking for work, finding training or exploring other job options.Your Career

Support for retrenched workers in Queensland and Victoria:

Upcoming Jobs Events

Gold CoastNSWSouth AustraliaSunshine CoastVictoria
Diversity Jobs Fair
12 September
Sydney Careers & Employment Expo
16 to 17 August
Hordern Pavilion, Moore Park
Healthcare Job Fair
3 July
2024 Sunshine Coast Careers Expo
16 July
Venue 114
114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina QLD 4575
Melbourne Career Expo
26 to 28 July Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre – Door 9
 Healthcare Job Fair
10 July


Should you require further assistance, email

Please note: your email may be referred to a specialist to assist with your enquiry. You may provide your contact details and request a call back - please do not include any personal or sensitive information you do not wish to be shared with another government agency or authorised party.