Guardianship & Administration

We have over 30 years combined experience working directly in the guardianship and administration system in Western Australia. We have intimate knowledge of the processes involved in applying for, appealing and revoking guardianship and administration orders both in Western Australia and interstate, as well as extensive knowledge of the relevant legislation, having worked in managment position and as senior guardians and investigators for the Office of the Public Advocate.

We provide the following services in relation to guardianship and administration:

  • Assistance with applications and appeals to the State Administrative Tribunal
  • Advocacy for family members who are involved in the guardianship and administration system
  • Representation and support for people and/or their family members at hearings of the State Administrative Tribunal
  • Advocacy and liaison with public and private guardians and administrators
  • Independent supervision of contact where a guardian has determined that this is required
  • Independent assessments on the need for guardianship and administration
  • Conciliation and mediation aimed at preventing the need for guardianship/administration orders
  • Conciliation, mediation, advocacy and support in seeking revocation of orders
  • Counselling for family members or those under guardianship/administration who are unhappy with their situation
  • We also have access to a range of allied health professionals who can provide specialist assessment in relation to cognitive function or capacity, functional ability and assessment of the home environment as well as the need for mobility aids and/or equipment.
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Acknowledgement of Country

The Facilitatrix Team is situated on Whadjuk Nyoongar Boodjar and works across the lands known as Western Australia. We have staff located across the lands known as Australia.

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians throughout these lands, and pay our respects to their Elders, past and present. We recognise the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities’ strength and resilience in the face of colonisation and honour their continuing connection to land, water, and skies. We support the values that they have lived, for generations: inclusivity, sustainability, and regeneration.

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Acknowledgement of Lived Experience

We recognise and support the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and are committed to upholding the convention and supporting carers, families, service providers and the community to do the same. We acknowledge and respect the unique experiences of those with a lived experience of disability.

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Acknowledgement of Diversity

We embrace diversity and support the elimination of all forms of discrimination, welcoming people irrespective of their age, faith, cultural background, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, neurodiversity, ethnicity, and perspective.

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