Dataset: Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG)


The Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) is a legislative safety net scheme of last resort. Eligible employees who have lost their job due to liquidation or bankruptcy of their employer and who are owed certain unpaid employment entitlements can lodge a claim through FEG for financial assistance. Further information on FEG is available from Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) | Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (

This dataset includes the following:

###Quarterly Data

• FEG claims received
• FEG cases received
• FEG claims paid

Note: Data is updated quarterly in arrears

###Biannual Data

• FEG claims received by jurisdiction
• FEG claims received by industry
• Total FEG expenditure by entitlements paid

Note: Data is updated biannually in arrears. Available from July 2022

These data have been published in line with the Department of Employment and Workplace Relation's privacy policy and relevant government agency data release protocols.

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General Information