Information for solicitors and executors


Preparing a Will

If you are drafting a Will for a client who wishes to leave a gift to Cancer Council Victoria, the following wording is preferred:

I give to Cancer Council Victoria (ABN 61 426 486 715) ________________________, free of all duties and deductions, to be used for its general/research* purposes. The receipt of an authorised Cancer Council officer shall be deemed proof of payment.


*select as applicable

If your client has a more specific idea for their gift, please contact our Bequest Manager on 03 9541 6512 or for advice.

Administering an estate

If you are administering an estate which includes a gift to Cancer Council Victoria, we would appreciate you notifying our Estates Officer as early as possible. We will also require the following:

  • The full name and last address of the deceased
  • The date of death
  • A copy of the final Will

Currently, this can only be sent electronically to Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our physical office is closed and we cannot receive mail. We apologise for the inconvenience.