• Community Visitors report 64% increase in mental health violence

    Community Visitors report 64% increase in mental health violence

    Abuse, violence and neglect continue to be an issue for some of Victoria’s most vulnerable, according to this year’s Community Visitors Annual Report.

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  • OPA volunteers honoured

    OPA volunteers honoured

    Two of OPA's long-standing volunteers have been honoured at the Victorian Premier's Volunteer Champion Awards 2018.

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  • Can your adult patient consent? A new app for health practitioners

    Can your adult patient consent? A new app for health practitioners

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  • Public Advocate honours Amaze

    Public Advocate honours Amaze

    2018 Public Advocate Award recognises outstanding work for people with autism and their families.

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  • Public Advocate honoured for work supporting the most marginalised

    Public Advocate honoured for work supporting the most marginalised

    Colleen Pearce presented with honorary doctorate from RMIT University.

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  • OPA awarded Communication Access Symbol

    OPA awarded Communication Access Symbol

    Recognisies our commitment to ensuring people who have communication difficulties are able to communicate successfully with our office.

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