Supported Decision-Making video resource

These videos were launched to provide organisations, services, and professionals access to resources that will help them build the decision-making capacity of the people who use their services.

Over the last ten years there has been an increased focus on alternatives to formal substitute decision-making in Australia.

In 2014, the Australian Law Reform Commission recommended changes to Australian laws so that they comply with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

This includes recognising that all adults, including those with a cognitive disability, have an equal right to make decisions, and adding supported decision-making as an alternative to substitute decision-making.