Private Guardian Resources

Whilst the Public Advocate may be appointed guardian of last resort there many other South Australians, who may be appointed as guardian for a family member, carer or friend. So for the past year, this office has been working on a project to develop resources to better support new and exsisitng private guardians in the their important and difficult role.


Now you are guardian easy read

Now you are guardian easy read version

This information is written in an easy to read way. We use pictures to explain some ideas.


Now you are Guardian

Now you are guardian plain language

This manual is to support private guardians appointed by the South Australian Civil and
Administrative Tribunal (SACAT).

Now you are a guardian includes information and guidelines designed to help you in your
role. We hope you find it useful. Your feedback will be helpful in the design of future updates
to the manual.