Last updated: July 2021

Deceased Estate Administration Guide

Executors and Administrators often don’t know where to start or what to do next. We can help you.

Use Australia’s most comprehensive deceased estate administration process guide to learn about the estate administration and know what you need to do. simplyEstate helps you find out where to start and what to complete next so you can work through everything in your own time.

Deceased Estate Administration Overview

The estate administration process is made up of eight main areas. Click on the item that you haven’t completed yet to find out more:

Where to Start?

Answer a few questions to find out where you should start.

How it Works

How simplyEstate Administration works

The Process Guide allows you to work through the deceased estate administration process in a structured way.


You have full control and decide at each step how much you want to do yourself, how much support you want from us or from one of our carefully selected Specialist Partners across Australia near you.

What Our Users Say


“Losing a loved one is emotionally very difficult. Being faced shortly after with another difficult task as Executor can be overwhelming, especially if the estate is complex. Having the simplyEstate guidelines at hand made the task much easier to navigate with confidence and accuracy.”


Anthony Frizza


“I wish I’d found your site earlier in the process – it is incredibly useful, clear and easy to understand. I am most impressed with your customer service and helpfulness.”


Alison Bird


“Fantastic resource, it has been my gospel during the estate administration process allowing me to just cross things off or read if they are relevant. Thanks for your effort and diligence in putting this information in the public domain.”

Kevin Dickinson