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Health and ageing
What laws affect older people? How do I make a complaint about my doctor?
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Find information from NSW Fair Trading about tenants and landlords, buying and selling, strata, agents and managers, holiday parks and retirement villages.
A consumer guide to the legal and human rights of people with mental illness, from the Mental Health Coordinating Council.
The Public Guardian is appointed by 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.
Designed for seniors, this guide from NSW Fair Trading gives information on shopping rights, avoiding scams, housing, building or renovating, buying and maintaining a car, and planning ahead.
NCAT's Guardianship Division makes decisions about people who have a decision making disability. Find information including the application process, forms, and hearings.
Anti-Discrimination NSW can help if you’ve experienced discrimination. You can find information or lodge a complaint.
This book deals comprehensively with the issue of capacity and the common law and statute law in Australia over a wide range of the situations in which questions of capacity arise.
A guide to assessing a person's capacity to make legal, medical, financial and personal decisions.
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