Power of attorney

Appointing a power of attorney is a way of giving someone you trust the legal authority to make financial or health decisions on your behalf in specific circumstances, eg when you are unable to do so yourself.

To understand more about making health decisions in the future, visit the Advance Care Planning Australia website.

To understand more about appointing someone to make financial decisions for you and different types of financial powers of attorney, visit:


You can find out more and download the relevant documents if you click on the link of your relevant state/territory website below.
Date last reviewed: 4 August 2022