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Queensland advance care planning forms

Advance care planning documents will only be used if a person is unable to make or communicate their decisions. People can change their mind, their plans, their Statement of Choices and legal documents at any time while they have decision-making capacity to do so.

Download the Statement of Choices form

The Statement of Choices form focuses on a person’s wishes and choices for health care into the future.

Statement of Choices Form A

Statement of Choices Form A—for people who can make their own health care decisions.

It is a good idea to include your doctor, family, and substitute decision-maker/s in the process to ensure they understand your wishes.

Tips for how to complete Form A

Statement of Choices Form A

Statement of Choices Form B—for people who cannot make their own health care decisions or who require support with decision-making.

If you are the substitute decision-maker, when completing the form, give your views based on what you believe is in the person's best interests, taking into account their previously expressed wishes and the views of their significant others. Include the person’s doctor and other decision-makers in the process to ensure the form most completly reflects the person’s values.

Tips for how to complete Form B

Important

New Advance Health Directive (AHD) and Enduring Power of Attorney (EPOA) forms have been approved for use in Queensland from 30 November 2020.

If an AHD or EPOA was made correctly using an older version of the form and it was valid, it will continue to be valid. For more information, please read these Frequently Asked Questions about the new EPOA and AHD forms and when you should use them.


Download the Advance Health Directive form

An Advance Health Directive (Form 4) can be used by people who have decision-making capacity. It allows you to give directions about your future healthcare and special health care. You can also use this form to appoint an attorney(s) for health matters.

Advance Health Directive

Advance Health Directive (Queensland)

Please read the Advance Health Directive explanatory guide (Form 10) before you begin filling in your Advance Health Directive (Form 4).

Use this Additional page (Form 8) if you wish to attach any additional pages to this document.


Download an Enduring Power of Attorney form

Short form

An Enduring Power of Attorney short form (Form 2) can be used if you have decision-making capacity and wish to appoint the same attorney for health and/or financial matters.

Enduring Power of Attorney short form

Enduring Power of Attorney short form (Queensland)

Please read the Enduring Power of Attorney explanatory guide (Form 9) before you begin filling in your Enduring Power of Attorney (Form 2 or Form 3).

Use this Additional page (Form 8) if you wish to attach any additional pages to this document.

Long form

An Enduring Power of Attorney long form (Form 3) can be used to appoint different attorneys for personal (including health) matters and for financial matters.

Enduring Power of Attorney long form

Enduring Power of Attorney long form (Queensland)

Please read the Enduring Power of Attorney explanatory guide (Form 9) before you begin filling in your Enduring Power of Attorney (Form 2 or Form 3).

Use this Additional page (Form 8) if you wish to attach any additional pages to this document.


Download the Interpreter’s/Translator’s Statement form

An Interpreter's/Translator's Statement (Form 7) is used by an interpreter or translator who interprets or translates an Advance Health Directive or Enduring Power of Attorney document. This form must be attached to the document to which it applies.


Download the Revocation of an Enduring Power of Attorney form

A Revocation of an Enduring Power of Attorney form can be used if you have decision-making capacity and wish to revoke (cancel) the appointment of a person or persons as your attorney(s). 

Last updated 10 February 2021
Last reviewed 20 January 2021

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