• Future planning in the time of COVID-19

    Future planning in the time of COVID-19

    Read more

  • COVID-19: A message to People with Disability from the Public Advocate

    COVID-19: A message to People with Disability from the Public Advocate

    Read more

  • New guardianship and administration laws start 1 March

    New guardianship and administration laws start 1 March

    Read more

  • Australia Day Honours

    Australia Day Honours

    Public Advocate, former volunteer recognised in 2020 Australia Day Awards.

    Read more

  • SDA residency agreements: Notifications to the Public Advocate

    SDA residency agreements: Notifications to the Public Advocate

    Under the Residential Tenancies Act 1997, SDA providers are required to notify the Public Advocate when they issue or receive certain notices.

    Read more

The Public Advocate

 

 

In the news

Violence in Group Homes coverRoyal Comission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation in Disability Care  

This landmark research report identifying abuse and violence between co-residents of disability group homes was tabled as OPA's submission to the Royal Commission at its Melbourne public hearings.

Read more >>

Visit OPA's media centre >>

Subscribe to
OPA updates  

 Close-up-of-OPA Diamond

Stay up-to-date with the latest news, information, publications, community education and other events from OPA.

Subscribe now

Read previous newsletters