Legal & insurance


Travelling with MS including travel insurance

Planning a holiday? In this session, Chris Porter and John Berrill discusses what to consider when planning to travel.


(Recorded Nov 2016)
Webinar Handout: Travelling with MS including travel insurance

Additional resource
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers - Information sheet : Travel Insurance for people with chronic illness Icon



Take Control - Willls and Powers of Attorney


(Recorded Feb 2016)
Webinar handout : Take Control - Wills and Powers of Attorney
Please contact MS Connect for further advice and information about the Powers of Attorney in your state.

Take Control and Plan Ahead

VIC
Office of the Public Advocate - Powers of attorney
Victoria Legal Aid - publications & resources

NSW & ACT
Legal Aid NSW - Order a publication
Public Guardian

Additional resource
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers - Information sheet : Powers of Attorney Icon
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers - Information sheet : Why have a will? Icon

Conversation with Centrelink - Special Disability Trusts

A Special Disability Trust (SDT) is a trust established primarily by a family member to provide for the current and future care and accommodation needs of a person with a sever disability or medical condition.


(Recorded October 2016)
Webinar handout: Conversation with Centrelink - Special Disability Trust

Additional resources
SDT Estate Planning
Model trust deed for Special Disability Trusts
Special Disability Trusts: Getting Things Sorted
Special Disability Trusts: Questions and Answers
Social Security (Special Disability Trust - Discretionary Spending) (FaHCSIA) Determination 2013

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