• Watch online: Understanding the Guardianship & Administration Act 2019

    Watch online: Understanding the Guardianship & Administration Act 2019

    This webinar for professionals is now available to watch online

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  • Promoting the health of people with disability during the pandemic

    Promoting the health of people with disability during the pandemic

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  • Future planning in the time of COVID-19

    Future planning in the time of COVID-19

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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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Violence in Group Homes coverRoyal Comission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of people with disability 

The Public Advocate and two Community Visitors appeared as witnesses in December 2019 and OPA has prepared written submissions on the following topics:

  • Group Homes
  • Health Care for People with Cognitive Disability
  • Criminal Justice System

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