Automatic language translation
Our website uses an automatic service to translate our content into different languages. These translations should be used as a guide only.
The Public Guardian is a public official appointed by the Guardianship Division of the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) or Supreme Court of NSW to make healthcare, lifestyle and medical decisions for a person who lacks decision-making ability.
The Public Guardian is the 'guardian of last resort'.
The Public Guardian is part of NSW Trustee & Guardian
The Public Guardian delegates their decision-making authority to a team of guardians who are responsible for making health and lifestyle decisions for people who have the Public Guardian appointed as their guardian.
We also work to help:
promote the rights and best interests of all people with a disability in NSW