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Organisation

The Public Advocate is the independent statutory officer appointed under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1990 to protect and promote the human rights of adults with decision-making disabilities.

The Office of the Public Advocate is part of the Department of the Attorney General. Formal and informal arrangements have been established between the Public Advocate and a number of Government and non-Government agencies and advocacy services.

Staff at the Office of the Public Advocate are committed to providing quality services which are accessible and sensitive to people's individual needs, promote personal dignity, independence and choice, and meet professional and service standards.

Last Updated: 22-Jul-2014

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