Helping to make the job a little easier

When someone dies, there are a lot of people, companies, agencies and others that need to be notified. Use our checklist to make sure you don't miss anyone.

Banking and finances

  • Accountant
  • Bank or credit union
  • Credit card provider/s
  • Financial advisor
  • Superannuation fund


  • Employers and former employer/s (if necessary)

Educational institutions

  • College
  • School
  • University
  • Other institutions

Estate and funeral planning

  • Executor of the will
  • Funeral bond provider
  • Funeral insurance provider
  • NSW Trustee & Guardian
  • Preferred funeral director
  • Pre-planned or pre-paid funeral provider
  • Solicitor

Home services

  • Gardener
  • House cleaner
  • In-home nursing care
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Newspaper delivery
  • Pool cleaner
  • Landlord
  • Other in-home service providers


  • Electricity provider
  • Gas provider
  • Telecommunications provider (internet, fixed line and mobile)
  • Water provider
  • Local council


  • Home and contents insurance provider
  • Income protection insurance provider
  • Life insurance provider
  • Motor vehicle insurance provider
  • Private health insurance provider
  • Other insurance providers

Medical and health services

  • Ambulance service
  • Dentist
  • Chiropractor
  • General practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Optometrist
  • Social worker
  • Other medical professionals and specialist

Online and social media accounts

  • Email accounts (e.g. Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo etc)
  • Internet service providers
  • Music streaming sites (e.g. Apple Music, Spotify)
  • TV streaming sites (e.g. Amazon Prime, Netflix, Stan)
  • PayPal
  • Shopping sites (e.g. Amazon, eBay, Etsy etc)
  • Social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube)
  • Other online and social media accounts

These days we all have a plethora of online and social media accounts. When someone dies, it can be difficult to identify and close them all. Help is on hand. eClosure provides and easy-to-use online service to help grieving families close online accounts after their loved one has died.

Service and other registered clubs and membership associations

  • RSL club
  • Football club
  • Professional membership associations (e.g. Australian Medical Association, The Law Society etc)
  • Social clubs
  • Trade unions
  • Other membership clubs


  • Church and/or religious advisor
  • Magazine and newspaper subscriptions