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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 [...]

Message to Customers

Dear Valued Customers In the District Court this morning, a former employee of Public Trustee, Alana Bartels, was sentenced to five years and six months imprisonment with a non-parole period of two years and six months for a series of dishonesty charges. The sentence imposed reflects the seriousness of these offences. Following Ms Bartels’ arrest, [...]

Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo

Friday, 27th October 2017, Adelaide Showground Public Trustee is proud to be an exhibitor at the annual Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo, Adelaide’s largest Disability and Ageing event and an exciting community event that attracts audiences of 4,000 people and more than 160 exhibitors. The Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo explores practical ideas, research and initiatives under the ‘My [...]

Message to Customers

Dear Valued Customer A former officer of the Deceased Estates section of Public Trustee has pleaded guilty to eight dishonesty charges. The former officer handled Deceased Estates, and the allegations do not relate to Public Trustee’s Will-writing, Tax, Trusts, Personal Estates or Regulatory branches. The former officer was suspended from duty pending finalisation of court action [...]

Communications to Customers

The Evaluation Report, by the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, of the Practices, Policies and Procedures of the Public Trustee has been tabled in Parliament. The Evaluation found that management and staff of Public Trustee are dedicated to the service of customers and have been working continuously to improve that service. We have made a number [...]