Who To Notify When Someone Dies

In the days and weeks following a death, you will want to notify many organisations. Below is a guide to help with administrative tasks.

Feel free to Download & print our Who To Notify form to assist

Organisations to Notify

  • Centrelink
  • Veteran’s Affairs
  • Solicitor or Public Trustee
  • Bank/Financial Institutions
  • Accountant
  • Superannuation Company
  • Employer
  • Professional Associations
  • Australian Tax Office
  • Insurance Companies
  • RTA
  • Electoral Office
  • Medicare
  • Clubs/Organisations
  • Church
  • Home Help, Meals on Wheels etc.
  • Post Office
  • Private Health Fund
  • Local Government; rates etc.
  • Phone Company
  • Electricity/Gas Company
  • Service Organisations; Lions Club etc.
  • Doctor
  • Dentist
  • Specialist
  • Chemist
  • Home Delivery Services; newspapers etc
  • Home Appliance Rental
  • Home Medical Aids Rental
  • Blood Bank
  • Close or memorialise social media and email accounts (further information available here)


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