Form 6 - Application for voluntary cancellation of incorporation

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Not for profit

Form last updated 1 April 2021


For use when an incorporated association passes a special resolution in accordance with the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (the Act) to voluntarily cancel its incorporation. The incorporation of an association can only be voluntarily cancelled if it is solvent.


  • Type directly into this form electronically before printing and signing it or hand print neatly using an ink pen in block letters
  • Tick where appropriate and attach additional pages if space in this form is insufficient.
  • An incomplete application cannot be processed
  • Please do not staple the documents
  • This form must be submitted to the Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) within 28 days of the special resolution being passed.

Distribution plan - section c

Only complete this section if the association has any surplus property after the satisfaction of all debts and liabilities. Consumer Protection will provide written advice of when the distribution plan is approved for implementation. The association must not distribute the surplus property before receiving this advice.


The application fee/s is payable at the time of lodging this application.

Lodging the application 

Make a copy of this application (including attachments) for your own records. Email submissions cannot be accepted.

Our online portal AssociationsOnline can be used to submit this application electronically. For more information please visit our website.

You may also lodge the application and pay the fee by mail or in person:

By post

In person (8.30am to 5.00pm weekdays)

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Consumer Protection Division
Associations and Charities Branch
Locked Bag 100

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Consumer Protection Licensing
Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street






Further information

For further information or clarification regarding eligible beneficiaries you can contact the Associations Branch directly by telephone on 1300 304 074 or by email

Apply online via the AssociationsOnline portal

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Last updated 04 Dec 2023

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