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Include a Charity

A mere 7.5 per cent of Australians leave a gift to charity in their wills, but a campaign to raise awareness hopes to boost bequests by 2020.“It was time to really give something back to a country and a city that has been so incredibly welcoming to me and so generous,” says Gabriel Farago of his bequest to the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.Farago came to Australia from Austria as a 16-year-old, with a good education and fluent in many languages. ... Read more →
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Will bequests to charities

Nearly 100 charities have teamed up this week to encourage more Australians to leave a gift to charity in their will.While 89 per cent of Australians support charities in their lifetimes, currently only 7.5 per cent leave a bequest to charity. Include a Charity is hoping to see that figure increased to 12 per cent by 2020, to make an additional $440 million available to charities.One couple who have decided to support a charity after their deaths are retired Leura barrister and ... Read more →
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