Who can apply?

An application for a guardianship order can be made by:

  • the person who the application is about
  • the Public Advocate
  • a guardian of the person
  • a substitute decision maker for the person under an advance care directive
  • a 'person responsible' as defined in the Guardianship and Administration Act
  • any person who can satisfy SACAT that they have a proper interest in the welfare of the person who the application is about. 
  • an administrator of the person’s estate including the Public Trustee.