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Information for solicitors

Below is the suggested wording for your client to use when writing the specifics of their bequest to the Wilderness Society in their Will. 

It is not compulsory they use this exact wording, however, it will reduce misunderstandings and ensure their wishes are met.

“I bequeath to The Wilderness Society Ltd. (ABN: 18 611 229 086) for the purpose of fostering and restoring wilderness in Australia (a specified sum), or (specified items), or (the residue of my estate) free of all duties and the receipt of the Secretary or other authorised officer for the time being shall be a complete and sufficient discharge for the executor(s).”

The Wilderness Society address 

The Wilderness Society 
GPO Box 716 
Hobart, TAS 7001
ABN: 18 611 229 086

Bequest specifics 

If your client wishes to leave a bequest that is more complicated than the above suggested wording, please contact our bequest officer for a confidential conversation before their Will is completed.

Solicitor friends of Forever Wild

These lists are available on this website for all our supporters in each state and territory and are distributed nationally at our annual events. 

Simply register by emailing our Forever Wild Coordinator, Tracey James at or phone on 1800 030 641 or (03) 9038 0876. 

Thank your client

Once your client has written their Will and decided to include the Wilderness Society as a beneficiary, please ask them to let us know so we can thank them personally and invite them to join our next annual Honour Roll. 

Alternatively, please let us know and we will forward you a letter to give to them.

Thank you for your support.