NT

Advance care planning in the Northern Territory

Forms and requirements for writing advance care plans and appointing substitute decision-makers vary between and states and territories.

In the Northern Territory, there is one form component to an advance care plan - an Advance Personal Plan. You may also register your Advance Personal Plan with the Public Trustee, however, this is optional.

Forms

  • Form

    Advance Personal Plan (NT)

    Northern Territory Government

    In the Northern Territory, a person 18 years or over must complete the Advance Personal Plan form to make a legally-binding advance care plan. It can include decisions about future healthcare, statements about their views, wishes and beliefs, and appoint one or more persons as a substitute decision-maker.
  • Form

    Application to Register an Advance Personal Plan (NT)

    Northern Territory Government

    View the form to register an advance care plan with the Public Trustee of the Northern Territory.
  • Form

    Application to Search or Obtain Information from the Advance Personal Plan Register (NT)

    Northern Territory Government

    Use this form as a spouse, de facto partner, child, or medical practitioner of a person who has made an Advance Personal Plan in the Northern Territory to apply to be provided with information concerning their advanced care plan.

More information

  • Website

    Advance care planning in the Northern Territory

    Northern Territory Government

    Learn more about advance care planning in the Northern Territory through the Northern Territory Government website.
  • Website

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA) is a national program funded by the Australia Government Department of Health, enabling Australians to make the best choices for their life and health care.
  • Fact sheet

    Advance care planning fact sheet for individuals and family

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Information about advance care planning for individuals and their families.
  • Fact sheet

    Advance care planning fact sheet for substitute decision-makers

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Information about advance care planning for substitute decision-makers.
  • Fact sheet

    Advance care planning fact sheet for care workers

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Information about advance care planning for care workers.
  • Fact sheet

    Advance care planning fact sheet for healthcare professionals

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Information about advance care planning for healthcare professionals.