Death and bereavement
We have payments, support and other services to help you when someone close to you dies.
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It can be a difficult time and you may be going through many different emotions. Talk with your doctor about your grief. They can give you information and refer you to support and counselling services.
There’s a lot to organise when you die. We’ve outlined what you need to do before you die to relieve the burden off your family.
There’s a lot to do when someone close to you dies. What you’ll need to do depends on your relationship with the person who has died.
Grieving the death of someone in your family is a tough thing to go through. There are many things to consider. We have payments and services that may help you.
Page last updated: 20 March 2020
This information was printed 6 April 2021 from https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/subjects/death-and-bereavement. It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.