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Legislation

Queensland Legislation related to guardianship matters includes the:

  • Disability Services Act 2006
  • Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 
  • Mental Health Act 2000
  • Powers of Attorney Act 1998
  • Public Trustee Act 1978
  • Queensland Civil and Administrative Act 2009 
  • Residential Services (Accreditation) Act 2002
  • Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008

The Acts are available on the Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel website.

Commonwealth Legislation related to guardianship matters includes the:

  • Disability Discrimination Act (Commonwealth) 1992
  • Aged Care Act (Commonwealth) 1997

The Acts are available on the Commonwealth of Australian Law website.

Descriptions of QCAT's jurisdiction on this website are general information only. They do not definitively describe the types of applications on which QCAT can make decisions. The relevant legislation determines QCAT's jurisdiction. If you are unsure about your legal rights, you should seek legal advice. Your individual circumstances should guide any actions taken to resolve your dispute.

Last reviewed
1 July 2014
Last updated
19 June 2014

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