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ADA Law Community Legal Service

ADA Law is ADA Australia’s community legal service. ADA Law provides a human rights law and advocacy service to support adults whose capacity is in question. We can provide legal advice, representation and non-legal advocacy with guardianship and administration matters, including support before the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT); and enduring powers of attorney and advance health directives.

What we do

HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCACY (www.adalaw.com.au/human-rights-advocacy)

Individual legal help and advocacy for adults who have guardianship and administration matters before the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal, or under an Enduring Power of Attorney or Advance Health Directives. Find out more information.

ELDER ABUSE ADVOCACY (www.adalaw.com.au/elder-abuse-advocacy)

Information and individual advocacy support for older people living in residential care who are experiencing or at risk of elder abuse. Find out more information.

MENTAL HEALTH REVIEW TRIBUNAL (www.adalaw.com.au/mhrt)

Assistance with MHRT hearings about: Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) applications; Forensic Order Reviews when the Attorney General’s Representative will be attending the hearing; and Review of Treatment Authorities for people under 18 years of age. Find out more information.