Additional Resources

The Office of the Public Advocate provides information to stakeholders and service providers on a variety of topics, including additional resources.

The Public Advocate produces a range of publications and is involved in research projects which seek to broaden public and professional awareness of the issues affecting people with decision-making disabilities.

In addition to our publications page we have the following additional resources: 

Australian Guardianship and Administration Council

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Australian Guardianship and Administration Council (AGAC) represents State and Territory government agencies that have a role in protecting adults in Australia who have a decision-making disability that impairs their capacity to make personal or financial decisions.

Membership includes:

  • Guardianship Tribunals.
  • Public Advocates
  • Public Guardians
  • Public Trustees

For more information visit their website: https://www.agac.org.au/

Relationships Australia WA – Disability Royal Commission Counselling and Support

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The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability was established in 2019 and will run until the end of 2023.

The Disability Royal Commission (DRC) is listening to personal experiences and stories of members of the community. This may include a person with disability and their supporters (family, guardians, friends, carers and support workers).

Persons in WA affected by the DRC can contact Relationships Australia WA to receive free counselling and support which enables people to share their personal experiences in a safe and trauma-informed way. 

Relationships Australia has locations across the Perth metro and Regional centres.

For more information visit the Relationships Australia website or contact 61 8 6164 0180 or email drc@relationshipswa.org.au.

Page reviewed 19 April 2022