KordaMentha KordaMentha is an Australian advisory and investment firm that provides specialist forensic, real estate, turnaround / restructuring and investment management services. The business was formed in April 2002 by Mark Korda and Mark Mentha. Located at
Level 24, 333 Collins Street, Victoria, Australia.
Phone: +61 3 8623 3333
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Bill Buckby


Townsville +61 7 4724 9803

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'As an experienced insolvency practitioner, I continue to be motivated to produce excellent results for my clients. I bring to each engagement a broad cross section of business and insolvency knowledge, together with a unique interest in both the opportunities and challenges for businesses within the local community and for the broader economic landscape of the region. '

Bill is one of Queensland’s leading insolvency practitioners, having worked on many of the state’s most significant assignments. Bill has been a qualified Chartered Accountant for over 25 years, having worked for a Big Four firm in Brisbane and Townsville.


Many of Bill’s assignments have been in the capacity as Receiver and Manager for many of Australia’s leading banking and financial institutions as well as confidential consultancy roles and specific appointments for the State and Federal Governments. During his career, Bill has worked on some of Queensland’s major insolvency appointments including Storm Financial Limited, one of Australia’s largest corporate collapses, which was a challenging and complex assignment. In addition, Bill has controlled the operations of many businesses including hotels, motels, restaurants, resorts, construction and property development companies, medical centres, football clubs, regional airline operations and mining companies. Further, Bill has extensive experience in agribusiness including high profile and complex assignments.


Bill is a well-respected member of the Queensland business community and is also recognised for his broad range of commercial skills and his ability to achieve results.


Bill is an active member of the broader community holding or having held Board and advisory positions in Queensland sporting organisations and Queensland Hospital and Health organisations.

Significant Engagements

  • Ansett Resources and Industries – mining and fishing
  • Austexx – Flinders Plaza – commercial
  • Blue on Blue Resort Properties
  • Glenwood Homes Group
  • Hedley Group of Companies – property and hotels
  • Lamont Group – builders and developers
  • Oakview Lane Properties
  • Palm Island Aboriginal Council
  • Papagelou Group – commercial
  • Proserpine Co-Operative Sugar Milling Association
  • Qld Pork – piggery and abattoir
  • Riverside Ridge Properties – residential development
  • Storm Financial Group of Companies
  • Various major horticultural farms including mango, lychee, tomato, banana and paw paw
  • Wharton and others– cattle properties.

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  • Bachelor of Business-Accounting major
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Registered and Official Liquidator

Memberships & Publications

  • Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)
  • Australian Institute of Credit Management (AICM)
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