A Q&A guide to private client law in Australia. The Q&A gives a high level overview of tax; tax residence; inheritance tax; buying property; wills and estate management; succession regimes; intestacy; trusts; charities; co-ownership; familial relationships; minority and capacity, and proposals for reform. To compare answers across multiple jurisdictions, visit the Private client Country Q&A tool. The Q&A is part of the multi-jurisdictional guide to private client law. For a full list of jurisdictional Q&As visit www.practicallaw.com/privateclient-mjg.