Sometimes the circumstances of a proposed represented person are such that there is an urgent need for an immediate order, usually to protect a person or their estate from harm.
An emergency guardianship order or administration order can be made without a formal hearing and over the telephone in exceptional circumstances.
Below is the electronic copy of the application form which should be used, it is PDF file and you will need Adobe Reader to open it. To complete the form you may print it out, or, alternatively you may complete it online.
If you are making an application during normal business hours you may either fax to 6233 4509 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The order appoints the Public Guardian or the Public Trustee, as the case may be, and is effective for 28 days unless renewed for a similar period.