• Kylie Steinhardt wins 2019 Public Advocate's Art Prize

    Kylie Steinhardt wins 2019 Public Advocate's Art Prize

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  • Awards recognise police overcoming communication barriers

    Awards recognise police overcoming communication barriers

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  • Landmark report: Violence by co-residents in group homes

    Landmark report: Violence by co-residents in group homes

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  • Accessible Disability Action Plan launched

    Accessible Disability Action Plan launched

    OPA celebrates International Day for People with Disability.

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  • New resource: The right of people to make their own medical decisions

    New resource: The right of people to make their own medical decisions

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  • New guide on financial enduring powers of attorney

    New guide on financial enduring powers of attorney

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  • 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.

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  • Information in your language

    Information in your language

    New OPA fact sheets provide information about planning for your future in 17 community languages

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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.

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