Recommended wording for bequests

The Foundation encourages you to discuss your plans with a solicitor when making or amending your Will to ensure your goals are achieved.

Please note, in all the options below you can also specify a purpose for which you would like the Hospital to use your Bequest, e.g. heart lung transplantation unit, homeless health, mental health, palliative care or where most needed.

At any stage in the preparation of your Will or to advise the Foundation of your intention to leave a bequest, please call the Foundation on 1800 800 595 or email for more information.

ST VINCENT’S CURRAN FOUNDATION

“I give to the St Vincent’s Curran Foundation (ABN 94 674 597 413) of St Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst NSW 2010:
(insert one of the following)

(A) ____ % of my estate (insert amount); or

(B) all my share and interest in the property know as (insert full address of property); or

(C) the sum of $_____ (insert amount);  or

(D) the residue of my estate; and/or

(E) In the event that any of my nominated beneficiaries should predecease me then their bequest shall not fail but I give and bequeath the share of my deceased beneficiary to St Vincent’s Curran Foundation for its general purposes (or for specific purpose if applicable),

… and I direct that the receipt of the Chief Executive Officer or other appropriate officer of the St Vincent’s Curran Foundation shall be sufficient to discharge my Executor(s) who is not bound to see its application.”

Please note, the St Vincent’s Curran Foundation (ABN 94 674 597 413) is a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission; endorsed to access the Income Tax Exemption and GST Concession; and endorsed as a deductible gift recipient as a public ancillary fund covered by Item 2 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Cth).

ST VINCENT’S HOSPITAL SYDNEY

“I give to St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Ltd (ABN 77 054 038 872) of Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010 :
(insert one of the following)

(A) ____ % of my estate (insert amount); or

(B) all my share and interest in the property know as (insert full address of property); or

(C) the sum of $_____ (insert amount);  or

(D) the residue of my estate; and/or

(E) In the event that any of my nominated beneficiaries should predecease me then their bequest shall not fail but I give and bequeath the share of my deceased beneficiary to St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney for its general purposes (or for specific purpose if applicable),

… and I direct that the receipt of the Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital or other authorised body of the Hospital shall be sufficient discharge to my Executor(s) who is not bound to see to its application.”

Please note, the St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Limited (ABN 77 054 038 872) is a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission; endorsed to access the Income Tax Exemption and GST Concession; and endorsed as a deductible gift recipientcovered by Item 1 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Cth).

SACRED HEART HEALTH SERVICE 

“I give to St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Ltd (ABN 77 054 038 872) of Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010  for its facility Sacred Heart Health Service:
(insert one of the following)

(A) ____ % of my estate (insert amount); or

(B) all my share and interest in the property know as (insert full address of property); or

(C) the sum of $_____ (insert amount);  or

(D) the residue of my estate; and/or

(E) In the event that any of my nominated beneficiaries should predecease me then their bequest shall not fail but I give and bequeath the share of my deceased beneficiary to St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Ltd for Sacred Heart Health Service for its general purposes (or for specific purpose if applicable),

… and I direct that the receipt of the Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital or other authorised body of the Hospital shall be sufficient discharge to my Executor(s) who is not bound to see to its application.”

Please note, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Limited (ABN 77 054 038 872) and its facility Sacred Heart Health Service is a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission; endorsed to access the Income Tax Exemption and GST Concession; and endorsed as a deductible gift recipient covered by Item 1 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Cth).

ST JOSEPH’S HOSPITAL

“I give to St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Ltd (ABN 77 054 038 872) of Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010  for its facility St Joseph’s Hospital:
(insert one of the following)

(A) ____ % of my estate (insert amount); or

(B) all my share and interest in the property know as (insert full address of property); or

(C) the sum of $_____ (insert amount);  or

(D) the residue of my estate; and/or

(E) In the event that any of my nominated beneficiaries should predecease me then their bequest shall not fail but I give and bequeath the share of my deceased beneficiary to St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Ltd for St Joseph’s Hospital  for its general purposes (or for specific purpose if applicable),

… and I direct that the receipt of the Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital or other authorised body of the Hospital shall be sufficient discharge to my Executor(s) who is not bound to see to its application.”

Please note, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Limited (ABN 77 054 038 872) and its facility St Joseph’s Hospital is a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission; endorsed to access the Income Tax Exemption and GST Concession; and endorsed as a deductible gift recipient covered by Item 1 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Cth).

ST VINCENT’S PRIVATE HOSPITAL SYDNEY

“I give to St Vincent’s Private Hospital (ABN 99 269 630 262) of Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010:
(insert either a, b, c or d)

(A) ____ % of my estate (insert amount); or

(B) all my share and interest in the property know as (insert full address of property); or

(C) the sum of $_____ (insert amount);  or

(D) the residue of my estate; and/or

(E) In the event that any of my nominated beneficiaries should predecease me then their bequest shall not fail but I give and bequeath the share of my deceased beneficiary to St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney for its general purposes (or for specific purpose if applicable),

… and I direct that the receipt of the Chief Executive Officer of the Hospital or other authorised body of the Hospital shall be sufficient discharge to my Executor(s) who is not bound to see to its application.”

Please note, St Vincent’s Private Hospital (ABN 99 269 630 262) is a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission; endorsed to access the Income Tax Exemption and GST Concession; and endorsed as a deductible gift recipient covered by Item 1of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Cth).

Should you require more information at any stage of preparing your Will, or if you would like to advise us of your intention to leave a bequest, please call the Foundation on 1800 800 595 or email fundraising@stvincents.com.au for more information