Support Directory

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Office of the Public Advocate SA

Main focus is on the rights and needs of mentally incapacitated persons. 

SA

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Office of the Public Advocate VIC

Safeguards the rights and interests of people with a disability. Provides information and assistance regarding Enduring Power of Attorney and Guardianship matters.

VIC

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-4:45pm

Office of the Public Advocate WA

Protects and promotes the human rights of Western Australian adults with decision-making disabilities.

WA

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-4:30pm

Office of the Public Guardian NT

Provides guardianship information, advocacy, education, research, investigation and support to the Northern Territory community on behalf of adults with impaired decision-making capacity.

NT

Mon-Fri: 8:00am-4:00pm

Office of the Public Guardian QLD

Promotes and protects the human rights of adults with impaired decision-making capacity, including investigating and acting on allegations of abuse, neglect or exploitation.

QLD

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Office of the Public Guardian TAS

Promotes and protects the rights and interests of adults with disabilities in Tasmania, acting as guardian of last resort when so appointed.

TAS

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Older Peoples Legal Service, Legal Aid TAS

Specialist legal advice and support for older Tasmanian’s who may be at risk of abuse. 

TAS

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Older Persons ACT Legal Service, Legal Aid ACT

Provides resources and a National Elders Abuse Hotline that assists elders with legal issues involving elder abuse, enduring powers of attorney, guardianship and financial arrangements with family members.

ACT

Mon-Fri: 8:30am-5:00pm

Older Persons Advocacy Network

Older Persons Advocacy Network seeks to ensure that aged care consumers understand, exercise their rights and participate in the decisions affecting their care. 

NA

Mon-Fri: 8:00am-8:00pm

Older Women's Network NSW

Promotes the rights, dignity and wellbeing of older women.

NSW

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm 

Peninsula Health

Part of Victoria’s trial integrated model of care for responding to suspected elder abuse. They have an elder abuse prevention and response liaison officer, that will help empower elder people to make decisions around their own life choices.

VIC

Mon-Fri: 8:00am-4:00pm

Public Guardian NSW

The Public Guardian promotes the rights and interests of people with disabilities in New South Wales through the practice of guardianship, adovacy and education. 

NSW

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

Public Trustee and Guardian ACT

Offers permanent and secure Trustee, Guardianship and Administration services to the Australian Captial Territory community.

ACT

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm

QLife

Provides free LGBTI+ peer support and referral for people in Australia wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. 

NA

Mon-Sun: 3pm-12am

Redfern Legal Centre

Free legal advice, referral and casework to disadvantaged people living in the City of Sydney, Botany Bay and Leichhardt local community. 

NSW

Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:00pm