Main Content Anchor

Office of the Public Guardian - Queensland

Main Content Anchor

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) is an independent statutory office established to protect the rights, interests and wellbeing of adults with impaired decision-making capacity, and children and young people in the child protection system. This includes those in out-of-home care, such as a foster home, the home of a kinship carer, a residential care facility, a youth detention or adult correctional centre, disability service or mental health facility.

 The purpose of OPG is to advocate for the human rights of our clients.

  • For our adult clients, this means advocating for their rights, access to services, independence and choice as part of a supported decision-making model.

  • For our children and young people clients, this means advocating for their rights, access to services and where appropriate, their independence and choice.

Contact us form

Office Locations

Brisbane Office

Level 16, State Law Building
50 Ann Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

Postal address
PO Box 13554
George Street Brisbane QLD 4003

Fax: 07 3738 9496

Townsville Office

8 Black Hawk Blvd
Thuringowa Central QLD 4817

Postal address
PO Box 1283
Thuringowa Central QLD 4817

Fax: 07 4417 8106

Ipswich Office

Ground Level, ICON Tower
117 Brisbane Street
Ipswich QLD 4305

Postal address
PO Box 999
Ipswich QLD 4305

Fax: 07 3470 7221

Cairns Office

Level 3, Citi Central Building
46-48 Sheridan Street
Cairns QLD 4870

Postal address
PO Box 6905
Cairns QLD 4870

Fax: 07 4040 5717

Last updated 28 November 2020