Information for solicitors and Executors

Our legal name

Cancer Council Western Australia (Inc)

Our address and ABN

420 Bagot Road Subiaco WA 6065
Phone: (08) 9212 4333
Fax: (08) 9212 4334

ABN: 15 190 821 561

Cancer Council WA is a Public Benevolent Institution and has deductible gift recipient (DGR) status.

 

Here are some suggested clauses for people who would like to include a gift in their Will to Cancer Council WA:

  1. Unspecified
    "I give to Cancer Council Western Australia (Inc) the sum of $_______ to be used for its general purposes and the receipt of the Executive Director of that Council will be sufficient discharge to my Executor/Trustee"
  2. Specified
    "I give to Cancer Council Western Australia (Inc) the sum of $______ to be used for the purposes of (name specific purpose, for example research, patient and supportive care services, cancer prevention programs) and the receipt of the Executive Director of that Council will be sufficient discharge to my Executor/Trustee"
  3. Residuary Gift in Will
    "I give to Cancer Council Western Australia (Inc) for its general purposes (or name specific purpose) all (or stated fraction) of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate whether real or personal and the receipt of the Executive Director of that Council will be sufficient discharge to my Executor/Trustee"
  4. Gift to Trust to Life Beneficiary with remainder (or part thereof) to Cancer Council Western Australia (Inc)
    A person may be interested in providing for family members during their lifetime and, at the same time, keeping the estate intact for other general purposes thereafter.
    "I give (insert amount or details) to my Executor upon trust to pay the income therefrom to (name of beneficiary) during his lifetime and upon death of the said (name of beneficiary) to pay the capital to Cancer Council Western Australia (Inc) for its authorised purposes"

I'm an executor

If you are seeking information on how to act as an executor, feel free to contact our Donor Relations and Estates team on (08) 9212 4391. You might also want to seek legal advice. You may also find it useful to consult Legal Aid Western Australia's description of the duties of executors.

Contact us

For more information about including gifts in Wills to Cancer Council WA, contact our Donor Relations and Estates team on (08) 9212 4391 or email donorrelations@cancerwa.asn.au.

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