- A bereavement payment is designed to help with costs following the death of a pensioner or a current or former serving member.
- You can get a one-off bereavement payment if your partner was getting benefits under the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004. You can get help with costs after the death of a veteran if they were getting benefits under the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.
- The amount of the bereavement payment depends on when the person who died was injured.
- The what to do when someone dies life event contains additional information to help you manage the things that need to be done at this difficult time.