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Welcome to the Office of the Public Guardian

The Office of the Public Guardian provides guardianship information, advocacy, education, research, investigation and support to the Northern Territory community. 

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What's new

OPG Update

As of March 7 2019, the Office of the Public Guardian will be positioned within the Department of the Attorney-General and Justice. Coinciding with this move is the transfer of the financial management of Represented Adults’ finances to the Public Trustee.

How do you make a complaint about the OPG?

For information about discussing your concern or making a complaint please call 1800 810979 or view our factsheet...

What information do you need to make an adult guardianship application?

When you are completing the form to the Northern Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal to apply for a guardianship order you need information about why the person needs a guardian to help them make decisions.