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Liquidation: 3 February 2014
Voluntary Administration: 26 October 2012


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Vaughan Strawbridge, David Lombe and John Greig




Harry Pulver


Background information

Retail Adventures Pty Limited ("the Company") was Australia's largest discount variety store operator and operated nationally under four brand names – Crazy Clark's, Sam's Warehouse, Go-Lo and Chickenfeed. The Company was placed into Voluntary Administration on 26 October 2012 at which time the Administrators took control of the Company and its operations in accordance with the Corporations Act 2001.


The Administrators subsequently sold the business to DSG Holdings Australia Pty Ltd on 13 March 2013.


The company was placed into liquidation on 3 February 2014.


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Information for creditors

Application by creditors funded by IMF Bentham Limited

Affidavit of Kathryn Evans
1 May 2015

Submissions in Reply by Sperling Enterprises
29 April 2015

Affidavit of Susanna Khouri 
28 April 2015

Submission by TNW Australia
2 April 2015

Amended Originating Process
30 March 2015

Second Affidavit of Vaughan Strawbridge
27 March2015

Submission by Sperling Enterprises
11 March 2015

Affidavit of Vaughan Strawbridge
27 February 2015

Affidavit of Susanna Margaret Khouri
27 February 2015

Originating process
23 December 2014

Affidavit of Scott Hedge
23 December 2014

Affidavit of Paul Rainford
18 December 2014

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Notice to creditors re: circular 
25 September 2015

Circular to creditors
3 August 2015

Notice to creditors re: circular
22 April 2015

Circular to creditors
20 February 2015

Circular to creditors
3 February 2015



Annual report to creditors
14 April 2016

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