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Planning ahead for your future health care

It makes good sense to safeguard yourself so your wishes are known should something unforeseen happen....

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2016 Grassroot Grants recipients

The Grants program aims to help people live independently and build and maintain physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing and resilience, as well as reduce the inciden...

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Choosing an aged care facility

Even if you aren’t looking to move an elderly parent or relative into care right now, you might want to start thinking about your criteria for a facility ahead of time....

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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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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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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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