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Powers of Attorney

Better understand your options and how to go about getting the right documents in place for your needs with this new Australian guide to powers of attorney.

Last updated: 26 July 2022

Making an Enduring Power of Attorney webinar

Watch the webinar recording below to better understand your options and how to go about getting the right documents in place for your needs.

This webinar covered the following topics:

  • What an Enduring Power of Attorney is and the key things you need to think about when creating one? Starting the process? What it should include? Plus loads of other helpful tips.

  • Capacity and why it’s so important and how it is determined?

  • How you go about choosing the right Attorney

  • What’s involved to be an Attorney for someone, including what makes a good attorney and common mistakes.

  • The factors that LGBTQIA+ people and other community groups should consider

Karen Williams – Panelist

John Chesterman – Panelist

Dr Patricia Reyes – Panelist

Philippa McDonald – Moderator

Use this checklist to guide you through the process of making an enduring power of attorney

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Making an Enduring Power of Attorney Podcast

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Making an Enduring Power of Attorney

Better understand your options and how to go about getting the right documents in place for your needs. Hear from Karen Williams (ADA Law), Dr Patricia Reyes (Consultant Geriatrician at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney) and John Chesterman (Public Advocate, Queensland) as they discuss the ins and outs of preparing an Enduring Power of Attorney document.
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