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Carers Queensland
Carers Queensland is the peak body that represents the interests of carers in Queensland. Carers Queensland’s Family Support & Advocacy Program can provide carers (throughout Queensland) with free support, information, advice and representation in regards to adult guardianship and administration matters.

Department of Communities
The Department of Communities is committed to promoting and supporting excellence in the delivery of human services to Queenslanders. The Department of Communities also includes Child Safety services and Disability, Home and Community Care, and Community Mental Health services.

Department of Justice and Attorney-General
The Department of Justice and Attorney-General is the government agency responsible for administering justice in Queensland.

Foster Care Queensland
Foster Care Queensland is the peak body for foster and kinship carers in Queensland.  If you are a carer and are applying to QCAT to have a decision reviewed, you can also apply to Foster Care Queensland to act on your behalf throughout the tribunal's process.

Legal Aid Queensland and other legal advice organisations
Legal Aid Queensland provides access to justice for disadvantaged Queenslanders by providing legal information, advice and representation.

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Mental Health Review Tribunal
The role of the Mental Health Review Tribunal is to review persons subject to the Mental Health Act 2000 to make sure that the involuntary processes of assessment, treatment and detention of people with mental illness are properly applied.

Neighbourhood disputes
Contains information on neighbourhood dispute resolution and new laws for trees and fences.

Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel Contains information and publications related to legislation and a list of all current, repealed and superseded Acts.

Public Advocate
The role of the Public Advocate is systemic advocacy which promotes and protects the rights and interests of adults with impaired decision-making capacity.

Public Guardian - adults
The Office of the Public Guardian is an independent statutory body that protects the rights and interests of vulnerable Queenslanders, including adults with impaired capacity to make their own decisions. The Public Guardian can also be the guardian of last resort for adults who have nobody else to be their guardian.

Public Guardian - for children and young peopleThe Office of the Public Guardian is a new independent statutory body, protecting the rights and interests of vulnerable Queenslanders. The OPG has special responsibilities to support and protect the rights of children and young people in out-of-home care.

Public Guardian - Guardianship Information Service
The Guardianship Information Service (GIS) is a free advice offering information on the guardianship process and meeting legislative requirements.

Public Trustee
The Public Trustee of Queensland can act as a person's decision maker for financial and some legal matters either under an order from QCAT or the Supreme Court of Queensland or as an attorney under an enduring power of attorney.

Queensland Courts
Queensland courthouses are established throughout the state.

Queensland Government
This site provides information about and links to all Queensland government agencies.

Queensland Ombudsman's Office
The Queensland Ombudsman's Office is an independent complaints investigation agency. Their role is to ensure that public agencies act fairly and make the right decisions for Queenslanders.

Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA)
The RTA assists tenants, lessors, agents, residents and providers by offering a range of services including the Dispute Resolution Service.

Supreme Court of Queensland Library Written decisions made by QCAT are published on this website.

Tenants Queensland
A specialist statewide community legal service for tenancy law matters and provides a free tenancy law advice service for residential tenants.

Timetables and journey planners for all public transport in the south-east Queensland region.

Youth advocacy Centre
The Youth Advocacy Centre offers free confidential legal and welfare assistance to young people under 17 who live in or around Brisbane. Telephone support is also provided to young people outside of Brisbane and throughout Queensland.

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Last reviewed
20 April 2012
Last updated
7 September 2015

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