About the Guardianship Board

What does the Board do?

The Board can make Administration Orders, Guardianship Orders and Orders giving consent to treatment - read more


Administration Orders

Administration deals with finance, business and legal affairs download an application


Guardianship Orders

Guardianship deals with health, accommodation and lifestyle affairs download an application


Community or Inpatient Treatment Orders

A Treatment Order is a legal way of providing treatment to a person with a mental illness when they are unable to agree to treatment and may not be safe - read more







Advance Care Directives

Advance Care Directives replace Enduring Powers of Guardianship from 1 July 2014. In the first instance, the Office of the Public Advocate will provide preliminary assistance, advice, dispute resolution and declarations about Advance Care Directives.

The Guardianship Board may revoke, vary, review a matter dealt with by the Public Advocate, make a declaration and give directions about an Advance Care Directive download an application

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