Make a Bequest

Perhaps you have thought about providing a future for orangutans by leaving a gift in your will? By making a bequest to Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Australia Inc (ABN 46 485 375 414) you will be helping secure a safer future for orangutans. Every gift is greatly appreciated.

Moneys received from bequests will be directed into areas such as the rescue and rehabilitation of threatened orangutans and the acquisition of suitable habitat for their eventual release.

"My gift will help BOS achieve the things I can't do" - P.Harris, WA

Wording your Bequest:

Here are two options for wording your bequest:

A proportion of your estate
Leaving a proportion of your estate means that your gift will not be affected by fluctuations in the size of your estate. Alternatively you could specify a fixed dollar amount.

"I give and bequeath (free of all duties) .....% of my estate to Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Australia Inc in aid of that charity and for its general purposes, with the written acknowledgement of Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Australia Inc to be accepted by my executors as a full and complete discharge."

The residue of your estate
It is important to include a residuary clause in your Will, in order to dispose of any assets not otherwise mentioned.

"I give and bequeath (free of all duties) the rest and residue of my estate to Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Australia Inc, in aid of that charity and for its general purposes, with the written acknowledgement of Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Australia Inc to be accepted by my executors as a full and complete discharge."

The registered street address of BOS Australia is Attn. Mariana von-Lucken, c/o HLB Mann Judd (NSW) Pty Ltd, Level 19 - 207 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000.

Further information

If you would like more information about leaving BOS Australia a gift in your will or wish to inform us that you have made a bequest to BOS Australia,  please contact our office on 02 9011 5455 or email us at contact@orangutans.com.au