Are you thinking about contributing to our review of guardianship laws in NSW? We have made an easy-to-understand poster which shows how you can make a submission.
On 28 February 2017 we released Question Paper 6: Remaining Issues. This Question Paper is the last question paper in the Guardianship Act review and considers the issues that Question Papers 1-5 did not cover.
The issues include:
Objectives, principles and language (Chapter 2)
Relationship with Commonwealth laws (Chapter 3)
Adoption information (Chapter 4)
Age (Chapter 5)
Interstate appointments and orders (Chapter 6)
Operation of orders for guardianship and financial management (Chapter 7)
Search and removal powers (Chapter 8)
Enforcing guardians’ decisions (Chapter 9)
Handling personal information (Chapter 10)
The Supreme Court (Chapter 11)
We seek your views about these issues. Submissions close on Friday 12 May 2017.
The Question Paper is also available in Easy Read - an accessible format that uses simple, everyday language and illustrations.
As part of the consultation process are releasing a series of easy-to-answer surveys that can be completed instead of making a formal submission.
The survey is a way to express your opinions about guardianship arrangements in NSW without making a formal submission. We will use the information gathered from the surveys to inform future publications including the Final Report. Even if you only have one or two points about how the law has affected you, we still want to hear them.