Safeguarding the rights and interests of people with disability.
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Updated to reflect new legislation which came into effect 12 March 2018.
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.
Guide promotes human rights and dignity of people with disability.
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.
Attorney-General launches joint OPA-VALS project.
The 2017 Public Advocate's Awards for Outstanding Service to People with Disability have been annouced.
More detailed information for lawyers who advise clients in relation to enduring powers of attorney and in proceedings at the Guardianship List of VCAT.
The Victorian Public Advocate is empowered by law to promote and safeguard the rights and interests of people with disability.
Released 12 March 2018. Updated to incorporate recent legislative change.
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