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Post preview - What is the point of having a Will if it can be challenged?

What is the point of having a Will if it can be challenged?

When you make your Will you would like to think that your choice of beneficiaries could not be challenged. There have been some recent cases…

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Post preview - The Walk Against Elder Abuse

The Walk Against Elder Abuse

The Public Trustee joined the COTA Tasmania’s annual Walk Against Elder Abuse in Hobart and Launceston on June 14, 2019 – the eve of World…

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Post preview - Minister opens the new Public Trustees office

Minister opens the new Public Trustees office

In a strong show of investment and confidence in the northern Tasmanian community, the Public Trustee has expanded their northern presence by opening a new…

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Post preview - Elder Abuse Prevention Strategy

Elder Abuse Prevention Strategy

The Public Trustee supports Respect and Protect Older Tasmanians: Tasmania’s Elder Abuse Prevention Strategy 2019-2022 (you can read the Tasmanian strategy here) and is a…

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Post preview - Partnering with Palliative Care Tasmania

Partnering with Palliative Care Tasmania

The 2020 Tasmanian Palliative Care Awards have officially launched and are looking for nominees. This is the only state-wide award to honour and recognise those…

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Post preview - Palliative Care Awards: The Winners

Palliative Care Awards: The Winners

Palliative Care Tasmania is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Tasmanian Palliative Care Awards. Her Excellency, the Honourable Professor Kate Warner Governor of…

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Post preview - Dying without a Will

Dying without a Will

We all like to think that by the time we die, we will be well and truly prepared. However, unfortunately this is often not the…

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Post preview - A Will for all your life stages

A Will for all your life stages

Most people would agree that having a Will is an important document to have in place, but not high on the list of fun things…

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Post preview - Our Hobart office has been refurbished

Our Hobart office has been refurbished

Trustee House in Murray Street Hobart was purpose-built for the Public Trustee in 1989. Since that time we’ve made some minor alterations, but it was…

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