CENTRELINK

The Commonwealth Government, through Centrelink, provides financial assistance towards the costs involved in the funeral of a pensioner.

Contact your Local Centrelink Office (click here to find your local office) or Phone: 132 300.

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

If the deceased was a returned serviceman, or woman, the Department of Veterans Affairs may assist with funeral and other benefits.

259 Queen Street, Brisbane. 4000

Phone – Local: 133 254

Phone – Regional: 1800 555 254

Postal Address: GPO Box 9998, Brisbane.  4001

Other organisations that may provide information and assistance include private health funds, unions and superannuation funds.

 

COMMUNITY INFORMATION

BIGGENDEN COMMUNITY CARE & RESPITE                                        4127 1150

BIGGENDEN HOSPITAL                                                                            4127 6400

BUNDABERG LEGACY                                                                              4152 5958

BUNDABERG REGIONAL COUNCIL                                                         1300 883699

CARE FOR CARERS                                                                                  4150 1918

CHILDERS HOSPITAL                                                                                4192 1133

CHILDERS MAGISTRATES COURT                                                          4126 1455

CHILDERS NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE                                                 4130 4690

FOREST VIEW CHILDERS INC. HOSTEL                                                 4126 2455

ISIS COMMUNITY CARE                                                                            4130 4690

ISIS RSL                                                                                                      4126 1354

NORTH BURNETT REGIONAL COUNCIL                                                 4127 6888

WOODGATE COMMUNITY CARE SERVICE                                            4126 3190

WOODGATE RSL                                                                                       4126 5272

 

GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT WEBSITES


Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement                        
www.grief.org.au

The Compassionate Friends-
Supporting Family After a Child Dies                                     www.compassionatefriendsqld.org.au                                                                                                    

Survivors of Suicide Bereavement Support                           www.sosbsa.org.au