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Our story

We are a Victorian Government-backed company providing financial and legal services to all Victorians at important life moments.

We are here for all Victorians

Our services include Will, Power of Attorney and Trust preparation, Deceased Estate Administration, Trust Administration, Legal Services and Financial Administration for individuals.

 

1939 Laws are passed in Victoria to assist State Trustees to be created.

 

1940 State Trustees begins, first known as The Public Trustee of Victoria.

 

1987 State Trustees becomes a statutory corporation within the Victorian Public Sector called State Trust Corporation of Victoria.

 

1994 State Trustees becomes a state-government owned company, the first in Victoria.

 

Today The organisation operates with 500+ employees, across three locations across Victoria.

How we support Victorians

Diligent care

Our people take pride in looking after Victorians from all walks of life. We listen to your unique needs and preferences and take the time to explain what needs doing and then make sure it’s done well.

Comprehensive expertise

Our skilled and experienced team has worked with thousands of clients across a variety of specialist services. Whether your needs are complex or simple, we are here to help.

Enduring accountability

We have an 80 year history of being here when you need us, with the highest level of accountability to the Government and the people of Victoria, not private owners.

Hear from our clients

With an 80-year history of being here for life’s important moments, you can have complete confidence that your financial and legal affairs are in good order.

The values that guide our everyday actions

Care

We are here, we are trustworthy, and approach every interaction with empathy and open mindedness. We support the growth and wellbeing of our people.

Unity

We work together. We collaborate and respectfully share feedback, thoughts and ideas amongst our people. Everyone’s perspective is valued.

Passion

We bring our best. We deliver on promises, take accountability, listen and consider the bigger picture. We are empowered to try new things and learn from mistakes.

Reconciliation Action Plan

As an organisation who values and celebrates our diversity, we are committed to creating an environment where people feel they belong and reflect the diverse communities in which we live, work and serve.

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Making a difference in our community

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Empowering positive ageing: State Trustees Australia Foundation grants $750k

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State Trustees Australia Foundation Supports Youth Initiatives in Regional Victoria

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State Trustees Australia Foundation distributes $250k to 13 charities

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State Trustees Limited operates on the lands of Traditional Custodians. We acknowledge their history, culture and Elders past, present and emerging. State Trustees is committed to cultivating inclusive environments for staff and clients. We celebrate and value people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures and abilities.

Original artwork ‘Four Sisters Coming Together’ by Melissa Bell 2023