Who will know I am bankrupt?
Your creditors, bank, accountant, and solicitor will be notified of your bankruptcy. This will not be advertised in the paper. It will however, be shown on your credit record for the period of your bankruptcy, as well as an additional two years. The Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA) keeps a record of all persons who become bankrupt in Australia. Members of the public can pay a fee to search AFSA’s records for a person’s name.