Our systems advocacy reports
Under the Guardianship and Administration Act 2000, the Public Advocate may provide reports about systemic issues to the Minister, who must table the reports in Parliament.
The following systemic advocacy reports have been tabled in Parliament since the introduction of this provision in November 2012.
Decision-making support and Queensland’s guardianship system
The systemic advocacy report—Decision-making support and Queensland’s guardianship system—was tabled in Parliament on 15 June 2016.
On 16 June 2016, the Public Advocate issued a statement regarding the report.
Upholding the right to life and health: A review of the deaths in care of people with disability in Queensland
The systemic advocacy report—Upholding the right to life and health: A review of the deaths in care of people with disability - in Queensland—was tabled in Parliament on 16 March 2016.
On 16 March 2016, the Public Advocate issued a statement regarding the report.
Use of electronic monitoring at disability sites in Queensland
The systemic advocacy report—Inquiry into the use of electronic monitoring at disability accommodation sites in Queensland—was released during Privacy Awareness Week (4‐10 May) in 2014. The report was tabled in Parliament on 21 May 2014.
People with disability residing long-term in health care facilities
A systemic advocacy report—People with intellectual disability or cognitive impairment residing long‐term in health care facilities: Addressing the barriers to deinstitutionalisation—was tabled in Parliament on 7 November 2013.
In December 2013, the Public Advocate released an addendum to the report.