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Most of us are unprepared for our own death. Find out what happens to your body after you die. Where does it go? What happens next? Who will have access to it?

Content is sensitive, but as Australian Unity’s Anna Hacker explains, it is important to understand the practical stages of post-mortem to ensure your wishes are carried out.  

Guest: Keren, embalmer at a large funeral home  
Host: Anna Hacker, Principal, Australian Unity Trustees Legal Services 

More information 

For support services, you can visit Beyond Blue 

Register as an organ and tissue donor (Source: Organ Donation Tissue Authority)  

What is embalming? (Source: Funeral Guide)  


If you have a question you would like us to cover in a future episode you can send us an email: WHWID@australianunity.com.au 

What happens when I die? is a podcast by Australian Unity. 

General advice for listeners: Please be aware that the information in this podcast has been prepared without considering the objectives, financial situation, or needs of any individual and is general in nature. If you do wish to act on the information, before doing so you should consider its appropriateness to your circumstances and obtain specific legal and financial advice. As we suggest in the podcast we would always recommend obtaining financial and legal advice relevant to your circumstances before making any decisions and also in line with this suggest getting specialist advice from a tax professional to confirm the impact of this financial advice on your overall tax position.