The Public Advocate supports children, young people and adults experiencing vulnerability. We provide a range of services that focus on upholding a person’s human rights, and maximising their autonomy and dignity of choice.
Our goal is to facilitate improved and sustainable outcomes, and promote the protection of children, young people and adults experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, abuse, neglect or exploitation.
By supporting people to exercise their rights through: voicing concerns; accessing information; resolving issues; and identifying available options.
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As a means by which to encourage and foster the development, provision and reform of policies, programs, services, and facilities.
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We oversee and monitor systems to promote the rights and freedom of persons experiencing vulnerability, and encourage transparent and accountable decision-making practices.
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