Shaping Queensland's Guardianship Legislation: Principles and Capacity

Activity occurred prior to the current government.

The Queensland Law Reform Commission has commenced stage two of its consultation on Queensland's guardianship laws. Stage one looked at rules of confidentiality.

Stage two is looking more widely at the guardianship legislation and separate discussion papers dealing with the issues will be published. The Commission's first discussion paper and companion paper for stage two looks at the threshold issues of capacity, the general principles and health care principle.

Read the Queensland Government Response to the Queensland Law Reform Commission Report, Public Justice, Private Lives: A New Approach to Confidentiality in the Guardianship System.

You can also view the Queensland Law Reform Commission's full report and draft legislation.

Submissions for stage two closed on Friday 12 December 2008.