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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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Your pet and your will

Our pets have a special place in our hearts, yet many of us don’t consider what might happen to them if they outlive us....

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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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Wills and same sex couples

Record your wishes in your will if you want peace-of-mind that your partner and loved ones are adequately provided for....

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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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Working together – a client success story

Every day State Trustees’ teams work together to help and protect clients...

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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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8 books that help to cope with grief

If you or someone close to you is grieving these books may provide some words of comfort and help to heal....

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New powers of attorney legislation

State Trustees applauds changes to legislation which will make it easier to protect vulnerable members of society from instances of financial abuse...

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