Articles About: family

Keeping Victorians’ family stories alive

Discovering or rediscovering ‘cherished things’ and sharing the stories behind them, allows families to reconnect with their heritage ....

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How to write a condolence message

Finding the appropriate words to help comfort during a time of grief and sorrow can be difficult....

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Your gifts and your will

You can leave your assets to any individual or organisation of your choice, however it is important to adequately provide for your family and dependents to avoid conflict...

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Preparing a deceased estate property for sale

Preparing a deceased estate property for sale can be a daunting task especially when you are grieving the loss of a loved one. ...

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Be savvy and sort out your financial affairs

Having your finances well-documented and accessible can avoid any potential conflict within your family and help your executor administer your estate efficiently....

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How to write a legacy letter

Your handwritten, heartfelt legacy letter may be received as gift to treasure, something tangible to be passed on. Your legacy will hopefully live on to inspire generatio...

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A checklist for choosing a guardian

Take some time to think about who is the person best placed to care for your children in the event you and/or your partner are no longer around....

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A resource to help carers in Victoria

'Today I was extremely proud to officially launch the first ever jointly-published edition of ‘Securing Their Future’ – an informative guide for parents, relatives ...

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Leaving a legacy letter for a child

A personal letter you write for your children can have a healing effect and provide them with a sense of comfort during a difficult time....

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Safeguarding someone with a disability

Have you considered taking steps to provide for your beneficiaries after you pass away, especially if you care for someone with a decision-making disability?...

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