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How We’re Improving Services for our Financial Administration Clients
Being able to put yourself in the shoes of those experiencing hardship is the first step in an empathetic onboarding process at State Trustees.
The Guardianship and Administration Act: One year on, and what it means for our clients
In a year filled with upheaval, a global pandemic wasn’t the only change we were managing at State Trustees. Our General Manager of Financial Administration, Josie Brown, talks about what the introduction of new legislation this year meant for our people and our clients.
Exercise Parks for Seniors to be Built in Ballarat and Banyule
Seniors Exercise Parks feature innovative outdoor exercise equipment designed for older people that integrates multiple exercise stations to improve strength, balance, flexibility, mobility and function.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme and how we can help
Jenny* lives in regional Victoria. She is an active member […]
Financial Elder Abuse, what is it and how do we respond?
Every year on June 15 we mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to highlight the physical, emotional, sexual and financial abuse of older people. Financial abuse is the most common form of abuse and every year State Trustees uncovers at least 100 cases of alleged financial elder abuse.
COVID-19 sparks surge in young people making wills
In March, 2020 State Trustees saw the total number of will kits purchased online rise by more than 260% compared to the same period in 2019.
Regional Victorians with disability prioritised in $250,000 grant round
To celebrate 25 years of giving, the State Trustees Australia Foundation Community Inclusion grant round will be increased to $250,000 for 2020
State Trustees Australia Foundation 25th Anniversary
State Trustees celebrated the 25th Anniversary of State Trustees Australia Foundation (the Foundation) on 6 December 2019 at the CONNECTED Art Exhibition Celebration Event.
Refreshing the State Trustees Australia Foundation Strategy
2019 was a time of reflection and review of the Foundation’s granting to date, and a new strategy was developed. We are excited to announce our refreshed strategy.
When should enduring powers of attorney be established?
Enduring powers of attorney can be critical for protecting the finances of our elderly, but there are also steps we can take to assist our communities to manage their finances before they put powers of attorney in place
2019 CONNECTED Art Exhibition Winners
Congratulations to all the artists that participated in the 2019 CONNECTED Art Exhibition.
2019 CONNECTED Art Exhibition
Celebrating Emerging Artists with Disability or Experience of Mental Illness.
Victorian Seniors urged to get a Will this October 2019
In October 2019, as part of the Victorian Seniors Festival 2019, we’re offered a half price Will appointment to all Victorians over 60.
Entries open for CONNECTED Art Exhibition
State Trustees is pleased to announce entries are now open for the 17th CONNECTED Art Exhibition. The exhibition recognises and showcases some of Victoria’s most talented emerging artists living with disability or mental illness.
State Trustees makes submission to Royal Commission into Aged Care
State Trustees Victoria and the Public Trustee and Guardian of the Australian Capital Territory have made a joint submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care. Both The joint submission makes several recommendations.
1 July 2019 price changes explained
Every year at State Trustees we conduct a review of our pricing to ensure it remains fair and equitable. As the state trustee for Victoria, we want Victorians to access our services when they need it most.
Victorian Ombudsman Report
Today the Victorian Ombudsman published the report of her investigation into State Trustees’ performance in administering the financial affairs of clients with a disability.