TAS

Advance care planning in TAS

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

In Tasmania, the components of advance care planning are an Advance Care Directive (Also available in large print) and an Enduring Guardian form, including forms to apply for recognition if in another state or territory, or in emergency situations.

TAS resources

Forms

  • Form

    Advance Care Directive for Care at the End of Life (TAS)

    Tasmanian Government

    Use the Advance Care Directive form if you live in Tasmania, to write down specific information relating to your wishes, values and any treatments you would not wish to receive, to inform your doctor and substitute decision-maker.
  • Form

    Large Print Advance Care Directive for Care at the End of Life (TAS)

    Tasmanian Government

    Use the Advance Care Directive form if you live in Tasmania, to write down specific information relating to your wishes, values and any treatments you would not wish to receive, to inform your doctor and substitute decision-maker. Now available in large print.
  • Form

    Instrument Appointing Enduring Guardian(s) (TAS)

    Tasmanian Government

    In Tasmania, a substitute decision-maker is referred to as an enduring guardian. A person can appoint enduring guardians under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1995 as substitute decision makers.
  • Form

    Application for Recognition of Interstate Appointment (TAS)

    Tasmanian Government

    View the form required to register and appoint a substitute decision-maker or administrator in Tasmania, made in another Australian state or territory.
  • Form

    Request for Emergency Order (TAS)

    Tasmanian Government

    View the form to legally appoint a substitute decision-maker in urgent situations, when the person has not already made an enduring power of attorney or appointed an enduring guardian.
  • Form

    Medical Goals of Care Plan (TAS)

    Tasmanian Government

    The Medical Goals of Care Plan is a key component of the Healthy Dying Initiative. It has been implemented Statewide.
Fact sheets

Advance care planning fact sheets for TAS

  • Fact sheet

    Advance care planning and the law: TAS

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    This fact sheet is for individuals, providing an overview about advance care planning and Tasmanian (TAS) 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: TAS

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    This fact sheet for health professionals gives specific information about advance care planning and Tasmanian (TAS) 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 Tasmania

    Tasmanian Government

    Learn more about advance care planning in Tasmania through the Department of Health and Human Services 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.