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The Office of the Public Advocate (OPA) works to promote and protect the human rights of more than 65,000 Western Australian adults with decision-making disabilities.

This website provides information to help families, friends, carers, health professionals, legal practitioners, primary care givers and accommodation service providers, to meet the needs of adults with decision-making disabilities.


Contact Us

Office of the Public Advocate
Level 23, David Malcolm Justice Centre
28 Barrack Street
Phone: 1300 858 455 or (08) 9278 7300
Fax: (08) 9278 7333

Postal Address
PO Box 6293

Telephone advisory service: 1300 858 455

From 9.00 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday, staff provide information about the rights and needs of people with decision-making disabilities. Recorded information is available at other times.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Office of the Public Advocate acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and we pay our respects to Elders past and present.

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