Government Assistance

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Assistance from the Department of Human Services

A number a Government services and payments may be available to you. Read about eligibility and how to start the claiming process for the following payments and services: Bereavement Allowance - a short term income support payment for recently widowe [...]

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Accessing further assistance with funeral costs

You should check all available options for accessing funds prior to arranging a funeral. If you are paying for a deceased's funeral, their bank may be able to release money from their account to pay the funeral expenses, before 'probate' is granted. [...]

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Assistance from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs

This section provides information on the types of assistance available following the death of an eligible veteran. Contact the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) on 13 32 54 (1800 555 254 for regional callers) about how it can help support you wit [...]

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