Home / News

Building Works

The Public Trustee is undergoing some changes to our office accommodation. While every effort is being made to ensure continuity of customer service, there may be some interruption to service from 12.00pm on Friday 20th March and Friday 27th March 2020. During this time there may be some impact on how quickly we can respond [...]

Temporary Shopfront Relocation

The Public Trustee is undergoing some renovations so we can better serve our customers. This means that our general reception area at Shop 1, GHD Building, Victoria Square will be temporarily closed. During this time will still be providing our usual services and those visiting our office can find us just around the corner, still [...]

Reform to PT/OPA Services

The State Government has announced its intention to merge the Public Trustee and the Office of the Public Advocate, under reforms aimed at improving services to vulnerable South Australians. The proposed merger would see customers and clients who currently use the services of both PT and OPA dealing with one agency that addresses all of [...]

Changes to Public Trustee Services

From July 1 2019, the Public Trustee will only create new Wills or Enduring Powers of Attorney free of charge for eligible concession holders or people who are subject to a protection or administration order issued by the Courts or the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. If you have a current Will or Enduring [...]

Public Trustee Telephony System

Public Trustee has introduced a new telephone system from 18th December. This new system will provide a better experience for customers by more efficiently getting you through to the right person.  We are continuing to work through the transition to the new system and apologise if you experience any delays in the meantime.  If you [...]

New Port Lincoln Location

Public Trustee has a new location for Will appointments in Port Lincoln. Appointments will now be conducted at; Port Lincoln Library 2 London Street, Port Lincoln Find out when our next visit is and make a free appointment by calling (08) 8226 9204 or 1800 673 119 (country landline freecall), emailing or via our online [...]

Now showing at Wallis Cinemas: assistance for SA seniors

Please give a round of applause to SA’s Wallis Cinemas! It’s now showing a Community Service Announcement highlighting services provided by agencies – including ours - that assist and protect older South Australians. This pre-movie promo informs cinema patrons about the Alliance for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and its member agencies. They include the [...]

Introducing the New Acting Public Trustee

Ms Nicolle Rantanen has been appointed as Acting Public Trustee for a period of six months commencing 19th March 2018. Nicolle's current position is Chief Operating Officer of the Department of Treasury and Finance.  Nicolle is also Chair of the State Procurement Board, Deputy Chair of the South Australian Financing Authority and chairs various other [...]