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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.


Nominations close 5pm Friday 7 September 2018.
Awards Ceremony Night 13 October 2018.


August 9 is International Day of Indigenous Peoples


OPG remembers World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 2018