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Our services

Because we are established under separate state/territory legislation, our activities may vary, however we commonly provide the following professional services:

  • Wills - Preparation of wills by professional qualified staff
  • Attorney Services - Preparation of acting as attorney services
  • Deceased Estate Administration - either as executor or administrator
  • Trusts - preparation of trusts deeds and acting as trustee in a range of trusts
  • Financial services - including taxation, financial planning and investment services
  • Financial Management - some of our members provide financial management services to protect and support vulnerable people in our communities.
  • Sale of assets including sale by auction of real estate, vehicles as well as goods and chattels

Some Public/State trustees may also provide services ancillary to the above services including:

  • Administration of Proceeds of Crime;
  • Administration of certain Unclaimed Moneys; or
  • Charitable Trust administration

Public/State trustees collectively undertake the following each year:

  • Prepare 44,500 Wills
  • Prepare 8,200 Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Administer 7,900 Estates
  • Administer 22,800 trusts
  • Control $7,836,239,000 in Funds Under Management.
  • Sell 1,580 Properties
  • Lodge 37,500 Income Tax Returns

Because we are owned by our respective governments we are not established to make profits - our prime reason for being is to provide trustee services to everyone in our community.

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