Various resources and organisations provide practical help and advice to help with finances during and after an illness.
Information can be obtained through the Centrelink website or by phoning 13 27 17. The Department of Human Services also has financial information services. They offer a confidential interview.
Information on state or territory ambulance services can be found on the following websites (Ambulance cover is also available through private health insurance):
There may be a taxi transport subsidy scheme in your state.
The Money Smart website has a page on dealing with losing your partner.
Last updated 11 April 2016*