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The 2017 Public Advocate's Awards for Outstanding Service to People with Disability have been annouced.
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.
OPA Volunteers Conference 2017
Geelong artist Adrian Segon has been awarded the 2017 Public Advocate's Prize for his painting, 'Adrian's House'.
More detailed information for lawyers who advise clients in relation to enduring powers of attorney and in proceedings at the Guardianship List of VCAT.
Landmark report explores ways to address the over-incarceration of people with an acquired brain injury.
For when your patient can't consent and there is no person responsible to provide consent.
The Victorian Public Advocate is empowered by law to promote and safeguard the rights and interests of people with disability.
When a decision can be made by, with, or for an adult with significant cognitive disability.
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An interactive program for choosing the right person to make decisions on your behalf.
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