What is the NSW Public Trustee?
NSW Trustee and Guardian commenced operations on 1 July 2009 merging the Public Trustee NSW and the Office of the Protective Commissioner. The Public Trustee New South Wales was created by an Act of Parliament in 1913. Its role continues under NSW Trustee and Guardian to act as an independent and impartial Executor, Administrator and Trustee for the people of NSW.
The NSW Trustee and Guardian is also one of the largest vendors of real estate in New South Wales. On average its sells over 700 predominantly residential properties each year. If you are thinking of purchasing real estate check the following listing of properties that are currently for sale by the NSW Trustee and Guardian on behalf of its clients. When the NSW Trustee and Guardian sells a property, a licensed real estate agent is appointed to handle the sale on our behalf. If you are interested in any of the properties listed below please direct any further inquiries to the real estate agent listing the property.
NSW Trustee and Guardian occasionally also administers estates where next of kin and or beneficiaries cannot, for various reasons, be established or located. Included on this page are a number of estates where all measures taken have failed to establish next of kin or beneficiaries. Under normal circumstances, where either entitlement cannot be established or beneficiaries located, proceeds from estates are held by NSW Trustee and Guardian for six years and then paid to the NSW Treasury as unclaimed monies.
If you would like legal advice in relation to any aspect of a matter involving the new south wales public trustee, please do not hesitate to contact us as we are more than happy to assist. You can submit an inquiry using the form to the top right of this website.