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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 is adult guardianship?

When an adult close to you has difficulty making decisions, you might want to consider how a guardian can safeguard their best interests.

Merry Christmas

The Office of the Public Guardian wishes you peace, joy and health over the holidays and throughout the coming year. Thank you for your continued support and partnership. We look forward to working with you in 2019.

Human Rights Day 10 December - #STANDUP4HUMANRIGHTS

This year is the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The OPG operates within a human rights framework, advocating and providing services to some of the most vulnerable people in the community.