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Support for justice. A guide for people with a disability, their support professionals, family carers, friends and advocates

December 2018

This free publication has been produced for people living with a disability, their support professionals, family carers, friends and advocates in Victoria. It has plain language and easy-to-read information about the law and your rights, and contact details of organisations you can call if you need some help. Support for justice is designed for supported reading. It works best if a person with a disability and a supporter read it together.

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Take Control

Take control

March 2018

This free booklet, published by the Office of the Public Advocate, explains how to make powers of attorney and guardianship and includes the forms.

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Side by side

March 2018

This free booklet, published by the Office of the Public Advocate, for people with disability and people who support people with disability, explains how to appoint a supportive attorney and includes the form.

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Guardianship and administration

March 2018

This free brochure, published by the Office of the Public Advocate, gives an overview of guardianship and administration for people with disability.

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Making an enduring power of attorney

Making an enduring power of attorney

March 2018

This brochure gives an overview of making an enduring power of attorney. It has been updated to incorporate changes in the law with the commencement of the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 on 12 March 2018.

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Making an advance care directive

Making an advance care directive

March 2018

This brochure gives an overview of how an when an advance care directive is used, as well as the difference between a values directive and an instructional directive contained within the advance care directive.

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Appointing a medical treatment decision maker

Appointing a medical treatment decision maker

March 2018

This brochure gives an overview of the role of a medical treatment decision maker, and how you can appoint a medical treatment decision maker under the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016.

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Role of a medical support person

March 2018

This free brochure, published by the Office of the Public Advocate, gives an overview of the role of the medical support person.

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