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Public Trustee employee charged with abuse of public office. An investigation by the Independent Commission Against Corruption has resulted in in an officer of the Trusts and Deceased Estates section of the Public Trustee being charged with abuse of public office. The allegations relate to actions taken between 2004 and 2006. The officer concerned handled [...]

Changes to Shopfront Reception Areas

The Public Trustee is making some changes to our ground level reception areas. From close of business Friday 15th May 2020 the current reception area at Shop 6 (facing Grote Street) of the GHD Building Victoria Square will be permanently closed. From Monday 18th May we will be providing our usual services to all customers [...]

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 [...]