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Moving from Support for Decision-making to Substitute Decision-making: Legal Frameworks and Perspectives of Supporters of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Published: June 2021


This paper describes the legal substitute and supported decision-making frameworks (excluding mental health legislation) that operate in Australian jurisdictions and goes on to offer some insights into the lived experience of those providing informal support to adults with an intellectual disability.

Authors: Then, S. N., Carney, T., Bigby, C., Wiesel., I, Smith, E & Douglas J.,
Organisations: Law in Context Journal La Trobe Law School in Melbourne, Australia


Format: PDF
Pages: 22
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