Form 10 - Review of a guardian and/or administrator - Application process

1. Under what circumstances can I ask QCAT to review the appointment of the guardian or administrator?

As outlined in QCAT Practice Direction 8 of 2010 a review of an appointment of a guardian and/or administrator made by the Tribunal will only be conducted at the end of the period of the appointment as ordered by the Tribunal except in cases where:

  • New and relevant information has become available since the hearing; or
  • A relevant change in circumstances has occurred since the hearing; or
  • Relevant information that was not presented to the Tribunal at the hearing has become available;

And, in accordance with s31 of the Guardianship and Administration Act 2000:

  • The current appointee is no longer competent; or
  • Another person is more appropriate for appointment.

When you complete the application form you must provide information to address the above.   On receiving the application a decision will be made as to whether the Tribunal will proceed to a hearing.


2.  Complete and lodge these forms:

To apply for a review of the appointment of a guardian and/or administrator you must complete and lodge:

Form 10 - Application for administration/guardianship appointment or review - Guardianship and Administration Act 2000

The purpose of this form is to ask the tribunal to appoint a guardian, and/or administrator, and/or ask for approval for containment / seclusion / other restrictive practices, and/or ask for a review of the appointment of a guardian and/or administrator.

PDF File (933.9 KB)

Health professional report – Guardianship and Administration Act 2000

Form to be completed by medical and related health professionals to provide expert opinion about an Adult’s capacity to make decisions.

PDF File (438.4 KB)

3. How to lodge your application

Emailenquiries@qcat.qld.gov.au
In person

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Floor 11, 259 Queen Street
Brisbane Qld 4000

or at any local Magistrates Court

Mail to

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal
GPO Box 1639
Brisbane Qld 4001


4. What happens next?

Find out what happens after you apply.