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Death administration guide

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A guide for executors and personal representatives

After someone close to you dies, there are several administrative tasks that may need to be completed, depending on the circumstances and your relationship with the deceased. Where possible, rather than manage these responsibilities on your own, call upon a trusted family member or friend to help you out.
We have created the following checklist of the most common tasks to be undertaken, along with important resource links to the appropriate governing agencies and organisations.


Death Admin Guide

The Griefline Death Administration Guide includes a checklist of the most common tasks to be undertaken by executors and personal representatives after someone's death. 

It also includes important links and resources for different government agencies and organisations you may need to contact, and where to register the death and obtain a death certificate for each state and territory in Australia.

Dealing with death admin while you're grieving the loss of a loved one is tough. So, we've also included some basic tips for supporting yourself during the process.

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