Scope selected as the preferred owner to secure the future for Disability Services Australia

We are excited to share some great news!

KPMG Australia Partners Gayle Dickerson, James Dampney and Peter Gothard undertook a comprehensive expressions of interest process after being appointed as Voluntary Administrators of DSA in August 2021. Administrators today, 18th November 2021, selected Scope as the preferred owner after strong interest from a wide range of parties, with unions and key stakeholders supporting the decision.

Gayle Dickerson, Restructuring Services Partner, KPMG Australia said, “DSA is now well placed for a bright long-term future under the strong and committed leadership of Scope, with participants set to enjoy a continuation of high-quality support, innovation and market-leading capabilities.” 

Scope CEO Dr Jennifer Fitzgerald said, “We believe we share a great synergy with DSA – shared vision, common values and a strong commitment to mission. We’re looking forward to building the future together and creating greater social change for the benefit of all Australians with a disability.”

KMPG will present more details in relation to the proposed offer in December.

Read the full media statement.

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