Guardianship Division fact sheets

Guardianship Division fact sheets are available in the following categories.

About the Guardianship Division

Fact sheet ​Description
Role of the Guardianship Division (PDF , 136.8 KB) Explains the role of the Guardianship Division at NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT).
Three separate organisations (PDF , 146.7 KB)
Explains how three separate organisations work together for people with disabilities.
Providing information to the Guardianship Division (PDF , 357.1 KB) Details on the confidentiality and disclosure of information provided to NCAT's Guardianship Division.
Who can help you with your Guardianship Division application? (PDF , 77.5 KB) List of organisations that can help you with your Guardianship Division application.

Guardianship and financial management

Fact sheet ​Description
Appointment of a financial manager and/or guardian - information for applicants (PDF , 142.3 KB) Read this fact sheet before you apply to NCAT to appoint a financial manager and/or guardian.
Request to review a guardianship order - information for applicants (PDF , 99.3 KB) Read this fact sheet before you apply to NCAT to review a guardianship order.
Review or revoke a financial management order - information for applicants (PDF , 114.3 KB) Read this fact sheet before you apply to NCAT to review or revoke a financial management order.
Restrictive practices and
guardianship
(PDF , 503.5 KB)
Information about the decisions a guardian can make with restrictive practices.
Restrictive practices and
guardianship (Easy Read version)
(PDF , 4.1 MB)
Easy read: Information about the decisions a guardian can make with restrictive practices.
Guardianship hearings (PDF , 117.2 KB) Information on what to expect at the hearing of a guardianship application at NCAT. 
What happens after a guardianship hearing? (PDF , 119.4 KB) Information on what happens after NCAT's Guardianship Division makes orders for guardianship. 
Review of guardianship orders (PDF , 103.9 KB) Information about how NCAT's Guardianship Division conducts hearings for the review of guardianship orders. 
Financial management hearings (PDF , 143.1 KB) Information on what to expect at the hearing of a financial management application at NCAT.
What happens after a financial management hearing? (PDF , 105.9 KB) Information on what happens after NCAT's Guardianship Division makes orders for financial management. 
Review or revoke financial management orders (PDF , 119.3 KB) Information about how NCAT conducts hearings for the review or revocation of financial management orders.
Making an application about yourself (PDF , 117.3 KB) Information to help you make an application about yourself to NCAT's Guardianship Division on guardianship or financial management orders.

Enduring guardianship and enduring power of attorney

For ​​information about appointing an enduring guardian or making an enduring power of attorney, visit the Planning Ahead Tools website.

Fact sheet ​Description
Review of an enduring guardianship appointment (PDF , 114.9 KB) Information about how you apply to have an enduring guardianship appointment reviewed.
​Review of an Enduring Power of Attorney (PDF , 119.9 KB)
Information about how you apply for a review of the making and/or the operation and effect of an Enduring Power of Attorney.
Review a revocation of an Enduring Power of Attorney (PDF , 100.5 KB) Information about how you apply for a review of a revocation of an Enduring Power of Attorney. 

Consent to medical or dental treatment

Fact sheet ​Description
Consent to medical or dental treatment (PDF , 145.6 KB) Introducing NCAT as the one stop shop for specialist tribunal services in NSW.
​Consent to special treatments (PDF , 140.5 KB)
Information on how NCAT provides consent to special treatment intended or reasonably likely to cause permanent infertility. 
Person responsible (PDF , 137.7 KB) Information on the rights and responsibilities of a 'person responsible'.
Special medical treatment for people under 16 years (PDF , 118.8 KB) Information on how NCAT provides consent to special medical treatment on a child under 16 years.
Special medical treatment (PDF , 119.0 KB) Information on how NCAT deals with applications for consent to special medical treatment. 
Clinical trials (PDF , 132.9 KB) Information on how NCAT determines applications for the approval of clinical trials which seek to involve a person with a decision making disability.

Hearings

Fact sheet ​Description
What to expect at a Guardianship Division hearing (PDF , 118.6 KB) Information on what you can expect at a hearing conducted by NCAT's Guardianship Division.
What to expect at a Guardianship Division hearing (Easy Read version) (PDF , 1.1 MB) Easy Read version: Information on what you can expect at a hearing conducted by NCAT's Guardianship Division.
Who is a party to proceedings in the Guardianship Division? (PDF , 72.6 KB) Read this fact sheet to identify who is a party to proceedings in the Guardianship Division.
Applying to be joined as a party in the Guardianship Division (PDF , 77.5 KB) Information on applying to be joined as a party to Guardianship Division proceedings.
Representation at a Guardianship Division hearing (PDF , 112.7 KB) Information about representation in NCAT's Guardianship Division.
Separate representation (PDF , 84.4 KB) Information about the use of separate representatives in NCAT's Guardianship Division. 
Decision timeframes in the Guardianship Division (PDF , 63.8 KB) Information on when you can expect to receive a decision from NCAT's Guardianship Division. 

Reviews and appeals

Fact sheet ​Description
Reviews and appeals in the Guardianship Division (PDF , 182.8 KB) Information about the difference between the review and appeal of a Guardianship Division decision.

Easy read fact sheets

Fact sheet ​Description
Restrictive practices and guardianship (Easy Read version) (PDF , 4.1 MB) Information about the decisions a guardian can make with restrictive practices.
What to expect at a Guardianship Division hearing (Easy Read version) (PDF , 1.1 MB) Information on what you can expect at a hearing conducted by NCAT's Guardianship Division.

Procedural Directions and Guidelines

Refer to our Procedural Directions and Guardianship Division Guidelines for guidance on specific issues that may arise during proceedings.

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