Bequests and family provision applications

Research projects

Charitable bequests

Related fact sheets and reports

Practical guide for bequest officers – Family provision and bequests in wills

Glossary of terms in wills and estates, including family provision applications

Selected cases on family provision law in Australian and New Zealand jurisdictions which have involved charities

Pets and bequests – A factsheet for a Queensland pet owner

Accepting bequests from animal lovers

Wiepking, Pamala, Scaife, Wendy, & McDonald, Katie (2012) Motives and barriers to bequest giving. Journal of Consumer Behaviour11(1), pp. 56-66.

McGregor-Lowndes, Myles & Hannah, Frances (2012) Marketing charitable bequests to lawyers. International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing17(1), pp. 1-12.

Weipking, Pamela, Madden, Kym, & McDonald, Katie (2010) Leaving a legacy: Bequest giving in Australia. Australasian Marketing Journal18(1), pp. 15-22.

Scaife, Wendy (2010) Individuals in a mass market environment: Australian bequest donors seek better communication from charities. In Rundle-Thiele, S & Russell-Bennett, R (Eds.) Connecting Thought and Action: proceedings of the 2010 International Nonprofit and Social Marketing Conference. Faculty of Business, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, pp. 177-180.

McGregor-Lowndes, Myles & Hannah, Frances M. (2008) Every player wins a prize? Family provision applications and bequests to charity. The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies, Brisbane, Queensland.

Madden, Kym M. & Scaife, Wendy A. (2008) Keeping giving going : charitable bequests and Australians. Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane , Queensland.

Hannah, Frances M. & McGregorLowndes, Myles (2008) From testamentary freedom to testamentary duty: Finding the balance.

Routley, Claire, Sargeant, Adrian, & Scaife, Wendy (2007) Bequests to Educational Institutions: Who Gives and Why? Nova Hedwigia7(3), pp. 193-201.