• New edition of Take Control now available

    New edition of Take Control now available

    Updated to reflect new legislation which came into effect 12 March 2018.

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  • New procedures for health practitioners

    New procedures for health practitioners

    For when your patient can't consent and there is no person responsible to provide consent. New legislation came into effect on 12 March 2018.

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  • Parliamentary Secretary launches guide to supported decision-making

    Parliamentary Secretary launches guide to supported decision-making

    Guide promotes human rights and dignity of people with disability.

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  • OPA awarded Communication Access Symbol

    OPA awarded Communication Access Symbol

    OPA's Reception and Advice Service have been awarded the Communication Access Symbol, recognising our commitment to ensuring people who have communication difficulties are able to communicate successfully with our office.

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  • New legal resources help empower Aboriginal Victorians

    New legal resources help empower Aboriginal Victorians

    Attorney-General launches joint OPA-VALS project.

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  • Police honoured for outstanding service to people with disability

    Police honoured for outstanding service to people with disability

    The 2017 Public Advocate's Awards for Outstanding Service to People with Disability have been annouced.

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  • Additional information for lawyers

    Additional information for lawyers

    More detailed information for lawyers who advise clients in relation to enduring powers of attorney and in proceedings at the Guardianship List of VCAT.

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