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What we do
The Office of the Public Advocate provides access to advocacy, guardianship and administration services which protect and promote the financial interests and welfare of adults with a decision-making disability by providing:
- Advocacy and investigation services.
- Advocacy for the appropriate appointment of guardians and administrators and appropriate interventions in relation to enduring powers of attorney and enduring powers of guardianship.
- Guardianship and administration services provided through the appointment of the Public Advocate by the State Administrative Tribunal.
- Community education services regarding the guardianship and administration system.