In August 2021, The Public Trustee of Queensland commenced a review of its Fees and Charges.
QAI assists many people with disability whose financial affairs are managed by the Public Trustee. Whilst the Public Trustee states that its vision is to protect the dignity and interests of its clients, QAI holds significant concern regarding the impact of its Fees and Charges on the interests and rights of people with a disability. A recent report by the Public Advocate has highlighted a number of issues that suggest the Public Trustee is breaching its legal and fiduciary responsibilities and is ultimately not acting in the interests of its clients. QAI supports the findings in this report and calls for the implementation of its recommendations.
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