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MoneySmart is an initiative of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) offering guidance via tips and tools to help people to make the most of their money.

The site includes an information pages around life events such as loosing one’s partner.


Planning Ahead Tools

A website developed by the New South Wales (NSW) Government

  • Office for Ageing
  •  Trustees and Guardian; and
  • Public Guardian.

Offering information about:

  • Preparing a will
  • Making a power of attorney
  • Appointing an enduring guardian and
  • Advance Care Planning


Department of Human Services

Deliver social and health-related payments and services.

Including information on what to do in a crisis, managing your money and what to do following a death.


Owen Hodge Lawyers

Owen Hodge Lawyers are a specialist Sydney based law firm offering a range of services including Will and Estate matters.

Phone: 1800 770 780


Financial Counselling Australia

The peak body for financial counsellors in Australia.  Provides links to financial counsellors plus phone access to financial counsellors.

There is a DebtSelfHelp online assessment tool with fact sheets and letters to use to write to creditors.


Financial Counsellors Association of Australia (NSW)

Peak membership organisation. Provides links to help you find a financial counsellor.

Debt Hotline 1 800 007 007


NSW Trustee and Guardian

Provides professional and independent trustee services writing wills, acting as Executor in deceased estates, administering trusts and Powers of Attorney, and delivering financial management services. 

Tel: 1 800 360 466