QLD

Advance care planning in Queensland

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

In Queensland, the form components of an advance care plan are an Advance Health Directive, an Enduring Power of Attorney and a Statement of Choices.

Forms

  • Form

    Advance Health Directive form (QLD)

    Queensland Government

    Download the form for people living in Queensland, that states your wishes or directions regarding your future health care for various medical conditions. It comes into effect only if you are unable to make your own decisions.
  • Form

    Enduring Power of Attorney – Short Form (QLD)

    Queensland Government

    This Short Form is to legally appoint one attorney/substitute decision-maker for personal matters (including healthcare) and/or financial matters, including allowing them consent to withdrawing or withholding life-sustaining treatment.
  • Form

    Enduring Power of Attorney – Long Form (QLD)

    Queensland Government

    This Long Form is to legally appoint more than one attorney/substitute decision-maker, such as an attorney(s) for personal matters, including healthcare, and a different attorney(s) for financial matters, including allowing them consent to withdrawing or withholding life-sustaining treatment.
  • Form

    Revocation of Enduring Power of Attorney (QLD)

    Queensland Governement

    Visit the Queensland Government site to access the form required if you wish to revoke (cancel) the appointment of a person or persons as your attorney/s (enduring power).
  • Form

    Statement of Choices (QLD)

    Queensland Government

    The Statement of Choices allows a person to record their personal values and preferences for health care, helping family and healthcare professionals decide on medical care when a person is unable to make or communicate decisions. There is a form for those who have decision-making capacity (Form A), and those without decision-making capacity (Form B).
  • Form

    Advance health directive for mental health (QLD)

    Queensland Government

    This guide provides information about making an advance health directive for mental health.

More information

  • Website

    Advance care planning in Queensland

    Queensland Government

    Learn more about advance care planning in Queensland through the Queensland 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.