Tag: Guardianship and administration

Response by QAI to Draft Guidelines for Australian Tribunals

QAI’s response to the Draft Guidelines QAI congratulates NCAT and AGAC on the development of a comprehensive, informative, contemporary set of guidelines that we consider will be of significant value to Australian tribunals hearing and determining guardianship and administration matters.  We are particularly pleased to see that the Guidelines reflect the human rights obligations Australia […]

Guardianship and Administration and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

Read QAI’s submission here: QAI’s submission on the Guardianship and Administration and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 For more information about the inquiry, including a list of other submissions, see http://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/work-of-committees/committees/LACSC/inquiries/current-inquiries/GAOLAB2017 

Decisions About My Life? The Choice Should be Mine

QAI’s position statement on supported decision-making QAI Paper on supported decision-making

Conclusions on the Use of Restrictive Practices for People with an Intellectual or Cognitive Impairment: How to Return Respect and Control to Marginalised People

A research paper outlining QAI’s conclusions on the use of Restrictive Practices on people with an intellectual or cognitive disability Final QAI conclusions on the use of RP – October 2014 final version 2

Cover page of Queensland Handbook for practitioners on legal capacity

Queensland Handbook for Practitioners on Legal Capacity

To open an electronic copy of the Queensland Handbook for Practitioners on Legal Capacity, please click here. The Handbook is not available in hard copy. The idea for the Queensland Handbook for Practitioners on Legal Capacity had its genesis through regularly coming across issues of client capacity in QAI’s work and realising there was a gap for this […]