- About us
- What is advance care planning?
- How to complete an advance care plan
- Queensland advance care planning forms
- ACP resources
- Information for GPs
Justices of the Peace (JPs) or Commissioners of Declarations (Cdecs) are trained Queenslanders who can witness and certify legal documents such as the Enduring Power of Attorney or Advance Health Directive.
Find a JP or Cdec close to you.
The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) protects the rights, interests and wellbeing of adults with impaired decision-making capacity, and children and young people in the child protection system.
The Public Guardian can:
For assistance with any of the above visit www.publicguardian.qld.gov.au/ or contact 1300 653 187.
While you are still able to make your own decisions, you can nominate the Public Guardian to be your attorney for personal/health matters in an Enduring Power of Attorney or Advance Health Directive.
Further information about the Application for Public Guardian to act as Attorney is available at www.publicguardian.qld.gov.au/about-us/forms.
The Public Trustee Queensland can assist you with the completion of an Enduring Power of Attorney document (a fee may apply). They also offer free Wills, investment, executor and financial administration services to all Queenslanders. There are 15 branches in locations across Queensland.
For more information, visit the Public Trustee website www.pt.qld.gov.au or call 1300 360 044.
Aged and Disability Advocates Australia (ADA Australia) is a not-for-profit, independent, community-based advocacy and education service supporting and improving the wellbeing of older people and people with disability.
They provide advocacy services to older people and people with disability in metropolitan, regional, rural and remote communities across Queensland. Their services are free, confidential and client focused.
To find out more information about ADA and how they may be able to help you, visit their www.adaaustralia.com.au or contact them on 1800 818 338.