NT

Advance care planning in the Northern Territory

Forms and requirements for writing Advance Care Directives and appointing substitute decision-makers vary between and states and territories.

In the Northern Territory, there is one form component to an Advance Care Directive - 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.
Fact sheets

Advance care planning fact sheets for NT

  • Fact sheet

    Advance care planning and the law: NT

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    This fact sheet is for individuals, providing an overview about advance care planning and Northern Territory (NT) law.
  • 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 and legal requirements: NT

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    This fact sheet for health professionals gives specific information about advance care planning and Northern Territory (NT) law.
  • Fact sheet

    Advance care planning fact sheet for healthcare professionals

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Information about advance care planning for healthcare professionals.
  • Fact sheet

    Advance care planning fact sheet for care workers

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    Information about advance care planning for care workers.

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.