Deaths

When someone dies, you will need to provide information to your funeral director so they can register the death.

Use our free online search of births, deaths and marriages certificates dating back to 1788 to trace and build your family tree.
When someone dies, there can be pressure to make big decisions quickly. This guide provides information to help you make the right decisions for you.
A guide for people in NSW who have been made an executor in a will. It covers finding the will, finding assets, probate, working with beneficiaries, tax and distributing assets.
You can notify multiple organisations of a death by visiting the Australian Death Notification Service website.
When a person dies without a will you can ask us to search our records to see if they have been recorded as a parent to any children. This is know as a section 50 search.
A death certificate is the official copy of information we hold on the register about a person who has died.
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