About us

About the Office of the Public Guardian

Information about the office of the public guardian in Tasmania, including the guardianship services and education.

Guardianship Standards

Guardianship standards outline the responsibilities of guardians and explain what to expect.

Community education

The Office of the Public Guardian provides education sessions for organisations and community groups.

After Hours - on call guardian

The Office of the Public Guardian provides an emergency after hours on call guardian to government and non-government services - hospitals, police, residential facilities and support providers.


The Public Guardian investigates complaints or allegations about the actions of a private or enduring guardian or an enduring power of attorney.