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If you are concerned about an adult’s well-being and you think they might need a guardian, you can apply to the Northern Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal for a guardian

Are there decisions a guardian is not allowed to make?

There are number of decisions the Guardianship of Adults Act 2016 say guardians are not allowed to make.


What will the Office of the Public Guardian do if you make a complaint?


Our offices will be closed to the public from Friday the 25th of December 2020 and reopen Monday the 4th of January 2021, for urgent matters during this time

As a guardian, how do you deal with the represented adult’s property? If you have authority to manage financial matters for the person with impaired capacity, you must deal with their property by acting only in their interests, and using the skill and jud

As a guardian, how do you deal with the person’s property?


We are excited to announce the 2019-20 Annual Report for


What if the adult has an advance care statement?