Claim for funeral and grief
Claim for funeral cost and grief payment in homicide cases
If there has been a homicide and
- you have paid the funeral expenses, and/or
- you have suffered grief because the person killed was your spouse or partner (see explanation on the claim form), or child under 18
you might be entitled to claim compensation for funeral expenses (up to a maximum of $7,000) and/or compensation for grief (up to a maximum of $10,000). Please note that the amount payable depends, amongst other factors, on the date of the homicide.
To download the claim form for funeral cost and/or a grief payment in homicide cases as a PDF, please click here: Claim for funeral cost and grief payment in homicide cases (PDF 473.8KB)