Future Planning: People with Disability

The Department has developed the following information about planning for the future of a family member with disability:

  • two booklets to assist families planning for the future of a family member with disability


The Special Disability Trusts: Getting things sorted booklet includes information on:

  • planning for the future, taking account of disability issues generally
  • how families can use trusts to provide for family members with disability
  • availability of concessions from social security and veterans' entitlement means tests for beneficiaries and eligible family members establishing a Special Disability Trust.

The Planning for the future: People with disability booklet includes:

  • guidance on the things to consider when planning for the future
  • options available to families when planning for the future
  • information about how to set up a trust
  • information about how to obtain financial and legal advice
  • useful contacts
  • future planning checklist.

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