Enduring Guardianship

Appointing someone as your guardian gives them the legal authority to make personal and health care decisions on your behalf.

An Enduring Guardianship relates to decisions about your lifestyle, medical treatment and welfare. Where you live, who you live with and what health care you receive are covered by an Enduring Guardianship.

An Enduring Guardianship is referred to differently in the various states and territories of Australia: