Powers of attorney and guardianship
Do you have questions about powers of attorney in Victoria? We explain what powers of attorney are and the different types you need for financial, medical and lifestyle decisions.
Choosing the right power of attorney
Information about the types of powers of attorney in Victoria and how to choose the right one for your needs. Covers general powers of attorney; enduring powers of attorney; medical powers of attorney; supportive powers of attorney.
Take control - a guide to making enduring powers of attorney
Explains how to appoint enduring powers of attorney in Victoria to plan for decisions about financial, legal, personal or medical matters if you become unable to make them yourself.
Side by side: a guide to appointing supportive attorneys
A guide to supportive power of attorneys who can support you when you are making decisions. Includes information about how to appoint them, the decisions involved, when the power ends and how the Office of the Public Advocate can help.
Guardianship and administration
If a person has a disability and cannot make decisions for themselves, VCAT can appoint a guardian or administrator to make personal, lifestyle, financial and legal decisions on that person's behalf. Includes information on the VCAT process and how the Office of Public Advocate can help.
Want to speak with someone? Office of the Public Advocate: 1300 309 337.