Dealing with financial matters following a loved one's death

A helpful infosheet outlining all the financial matters you may need to attend to after a loved one’s death.
Last updated

Jun 2016

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PDF, 72.84 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

It is hard to think clearly about many things, including financial issues, when you’re grieving the sudden loss of a loved one. To assist you at this time, WorkSafe Victoria has produced this information sheet which outlines some of the important matters you may need to deal with. They include:

  • burial or cremation costs, which may be covered by WorkSafe
  • WorkSafe entitlements
  • urgent bills
  • a will
  • current and previous superannuation
  • life insurance
  • financial advice
  • who to contact and what they can help you with

You may be entitled to financial assistance from CentreLink.