These resources are from Mental Health Law Centre

The links below are not intended to be comprehensive; nor legal advice.  These resources and links are intended to be for informational purposes only, and are not a substitute for independent professional advice. Before acting or relying on any content found on this website or links, you should seek legal or other professional advice for your particular circumstances from a community legal centre, or another lawyer.

Please click on the below titles for short videos explaining Guardianship and Administration:

What are Orders?

What guardianship and administration orders are, how they differ from one another and the different types of orders that might be made. 

How to Prepare for a Hearing

How a hearing works, including familiarising them with the State Administrative Tribunal building and its processes.

Changing or Appealing an Order

What happens after an order is made, including grounds for a review or appeal.

Subject to resources, the Mental Health Law Centre can provide assistance on guardianship and administration matters. 

Lawyers at the Centre can assist with:

  • Seeking a review of a guardianship or administration order;
  • Seeking a change to a guardianship or administration order, for instance, for a different individual to become the guardian or administrator;
  • Seeking to revoke a guardianship or administration order;
  • Representing at hearings; and
  • Appealing against a decision.

Clients must meet the eligibility criteria for the Mental Health Law Centre services and they require 10 working days’ notice for both Guardianship and Administration matters.