Information for solicitors

Australians preparing their Wills today have the chance to build a brighter future for children tomorrow.

Suggested wording for a Gift in Will

I hereby give and bequeath ___________________ (*insert details) to the Save the Children Australia, Level 6 250 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002 ABN 99 008 610 035 to be used for its general purposes. The official receipt of the organisation shall be a full and sufficient discharge to my Executors and/or Trustees.

Please contact us with any questions, and let us know if the Will-maker would like to receive more information about our work. You can find our suggested wording and instructions in our Gifts in Wills booklet.

Information for executors

As an executor you are the nominated person who is responsible to carry out the instructions and wishes of the testator. Please contact us with any questions you have about administering a gift to Save the Children.

Please send the following documents relating to the gift:

  • A copy of the last Will, along with any codicils
  • Details of the next of kin so we can thank them
  • On completion of the administration, a copy of the estate accounts.

When you're ready to distribute the gift from the estate, please make a cheque payable to: Save the Children Australia. Please post the cheque to Gifts in Wills Manager, Save the Children Australia, 33 Lincoln Square South, Carlton, Vic 3053

In addition to leaving a charitable bequest in your will, there are a number of other ways to honour a loved one with a charity gift to Save the Children.