Useful links

Carers Queensland
Carers Queensland is the peak body that represents the interests of carers across the state. Their Family Support & Advocacy Program provides carers with free support, information, advice and representation on adult guardianship and administration matters.

Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors
The Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors helps people with a disability and their families to access a range of supports and services they need as they move through the different stages of their life.

Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women
The Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women is the lead agency for the whole-of-government response to child protection in Queensland.

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 the state.  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 with 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 and ensure that the involuntary processes of assessment, treatment and detention of people with mental illness are properly applied.

Neighbourhood disputes
Queensland Government website with information on neighbourhood dispute resolution and new laws for trees and fences.

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

Queensland Legislation
This website contains information and publications on current, proposed and superseded legislation.

The Office of the Public Guardian - adults
QCAT appoints the Public Guardian to make personal and health care decisions for adults with impaired decision making capacity who have no one else suitable to appoint.

The Office of the Public Guardian - children and young people
The OPG has special responsibilities to support and protect the rights of children and young people in out-of-home care.

The Office of the Public Guardian - Guardianship and Decision Making
The OPG has a free service that offers information on the guardianship process and how to meet legislative requirements.

The Public Trustee of Queensland
QCAT appoints The Public Trustee to make financial decisions for adults with impaired decision making capacity who have no one else suitable to appoint.

Queensland Courts
Queensland Courts administers justice around the state. The website contains courthouse locations, listings and procedural information.

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

Queensland Ombudsman
The Queensland Ombudsman is an independent complaints investigation agency. Their role is to give people a timely, effective and independent way to have administrative actions of agencies investigated.

Queensland Statewide Tenant Advice and Referral Service
A specialist statewide community legal service for tenancy law matters and provides a free tenancy law advice service for residential tenants.

Real Estate Institute of Queensland
The REIQ is the state’s peak body for the real estate profession, including property and resident unit managers.

Residential Tenancies Authority
The RTA offers tenants, lessors, agents, residents and providers a range of services including dispute resolution.

Supreme Court Library Queensland
QCAT's written decisions are published on this website. They also maintain QCAT's library resources.

Timetables and journey planners for all public transport in South East Queensland.

Youth Advocacy Centre
The Youth Advocacy Centre offers free confidential legal, youth and family support assistance to young people under 17 who live in or around the greater Brisbane region. Telephone support is also provided to young people outside of this area throughout Queensland.

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