Adult safeguarding in Queensland: Volume 1. Identifying the gaps
The Public Advocate has released the first of two reports on adult safeguarding in Queensland.
Implementation Update - Public Trustee reforms (March 2022)
One year on from the tabling of ‘Preserving the financial futures of vulnerable Queenslanders: A review of Public Trustee fees, charges and practices’ in the Queensland Parliament, the Public Advocate has released an implementation update, monitoring progress on the 32 reform recommendations.
Joint Issues Paper - Elder Abuse (February 2022)
The Public Advocate, in conjunction with the Queensland Law Society (QLS), has just released a joint issues paper describing the legal environment and issues associated with the violence, abuse and neglect of older persons.
The rights of adults with impaired decision-making ability to sexual relationships (January 2022) - Discussion Paper
The Public Advocate has released a discussion paper recommending that the Queensland Law Reform Commission review Section 216 of the Criminal Code 1899 (Qld), which prohibits sexual activity involving a person with an ‘impairment of the mind’.