The Mental Health Law Centre (MHLC) has prepared three videos explaining guardianship and administration orders.

The first video explains what guardianship and administration orders are, how they differ from one another and the different types of orders that might be made. The video can be watched on YouTube here, their website here or on their Facebook page here.

The second video explains how guardianship and administration orders work at the State Administrative Tribunal building. The video can be watched on YouTube here, their website here or on their Facebook page here.

The third video explains what happens after an order is made and how you can review or appeal the order. The video can be watched on YouTube here, their website here or on their Facebook page here.

Quick links:

  • Video #1: What guardianship and administration orders are, how they differ from one another and the different types of orders that might be made.
  • Video #2: How a hearing works, including familiarising them with the State Administrative Tribunal building and its processes.
  • Video #3: What happens after an order is made, including grounds for a review or appeal.

 

Subject to resources, the MHLC can provide assistance on guardianship and administration matters. Lawyers at MHLC can assist with:

  • seeking a review of a guardianship or administration order;
  • seeking a change to a guardianship or administration order, for instance, for a different individual to become the guardian or administrator;
  • seeking to revoke a guardianship or administration order;
  • representing at hearings; and
  • appealing against a decision.

Clients must meet the eligibility criteria for MHLC’s services and they require 10 working days’ notice for both Guardianship and Administration matters.