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Wills and powers of attorney

Find information about making wills and creating powers of attorney: what they are, the issues involved and state and territory agencies that can help.

Powers of Attorney

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Powers of Attorney allow you to give someone else the legal authority to look after your affairs on your behalf. Links to state and territory public advocates and guardians.

What is a Will?

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Information about wills and issues to consider when making a will.

Public Trustee for the ACT


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Having a will allows you to decide what will happen to your assets when you die. Links to state and territory Public Trustees.

Wills - general principles

Information about wills, including how to make one, who can make one, formal requirements and making changes.

Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania

Wills and powers of attorney – MoneySmart

Find out how you can give instructions to your family about your legal and medical preferences should you fall ill or lose the capacity to make those decisions yourself.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission