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Join a raft of high-profile Australian speakers, and speakers from Canada, Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore, at the Australian Guardianship and Administration Council (AGAC) national conference at Canberra’s Hyatt Hotel on 14-15 March 2019.


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.


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.


The Office of the Public Guardian celebrates people with differing abilities and values the rich diversity this contributes to our community.


The annual report details our achievements in providing high-level advocacy, support and guardianship services in the Northern Territory.

National Carers Week

The Office of the Public Guardian is pleased to recognise and celebrate the outstanding contribution Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers make to our nation.

Mental Health Week

The aim of Mental Health Week is to promote social and emotional wellbeing to the community, encouraging people to maximise their health potential, enhancing the coping capacity of communities, families and individuals, and increasing mental health recovery.

Dementia Awareness Month

Dementia Awareness Month is Dementia Australia’s national awareness-raising campaign held every year throughout September


World Alzheimer’s Day is campaigned internationally on 21 September every year.