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Aligning your Will with your values

A Will gives you the power to choose how your life’s work and your assets will benefit your loved ones and the causes you care about most.

You have the power to help shape the future of Australia’s natural places – a future where our extraordinary landscapes and the plants and animals that they support remain safe.

Staff at our Friendly Beaches Reserve, Tasmania. Photo Annette Ruzicka.

The difference your gift could make

Gifts in Wills account for about 25% of our annual income.

When you remember Bush Heritage in your Will and let us know about your decision, you'll be giving us the financial security to commit to the kind of long-term, landscape-scale projects across Australia that will result in real, lasting change for the environment.

Gifts in Wills have played an important role in the history of Bush Heritage and are recognised on our gifts in Wills supporter honour board.

Up to 25% of our income comes from bequests.

How to leave a gift in your Will to Bush Heritage

There are many ways to leave a gift to Bush Heritage in your Will, and it’s important to find the one that’s right for you.

Once you've considered which people and charities you'd like to remember, and who your executor will be, we recommend speaking with your solicitor to have your Will written.

Ecologists Michelle Hall and Angela Sanders share a laugh. Photo Nic Duncan.

Types of gifts

Whole or part of your estate

A residual gift

A percentage of your estate

A specific amount

An in specie gift

 

Join a like-minded community

When you include a gift in your Will to Bush Heritage and tell us about it, you'll be invited to join the Bush Legacy Circle – a growing community of like-minded people connected by their commitment to the future of the Australian bush.

You and your loved ones will receive invitations to events featuring talks by our reserve managers and ecologists, guided trips to Bush Heritage reserves, and regular updates on our work. Fill out the form below to begin your journey, or to request more information.  

Bequest supporters Mark Darby and Cate Caddy. Photo Tony Harrington.

Let us know

If you've included Bush Heritage in your Will or are considering leaving us a gift, please fill in this form to let us know so we can welcome you to the Bush Legacy Circle – our growing group of gifts in Wills supporters. Knowing more about your support also gives us greater confidence to plan our long-term conservation projects across Australia’s magnificent landscapes.

Bush Legacy Circle at Dome Rock, Boolcoomatta.

Please note your information will be held securely in accordance with our Privacy Policy and Australian Privacy Law.

Get in touch

Sally, Miranda and Alannah, our experienced Gifts in Wills team, are here to support you in making the right decision for you and your loved ones. We understand that writing your Will is a very personal matter, and as such any information you share with us will be kept in absolute confidence, in accordance with our privacy policy and Australian Privacy Law

To get in touch with us directly, email [email protected], call 1300 628 873 or use the form above.   

Our Gifts in Wills Team: Alannah Dixon, Sally Friend and Miranda Bouwman.