Saturday, August 30, 2008

Call for papers: deadline

Australian Guardianship and Administration Council
2009 National Conference
Social Inclusion: The Future of Ageing, Disability
and Substituted Decision-Making

BRISBANE : 19-20 MARCH 2009
Hilton Hotel

Closing date for receipt of abstracts: Tuesday 30 September, 2008

Abstracts for papers that address these and related issues are invited and may include a consideration of:
Please note that the acceptance of papers etc.
is contingent on registration for the Conference.

• Assessing capacity
• Use of enduring powers of attorney, advance health directives and
family agreements
• Guardianship, including protection of rights and developing best practice
• Responding to challenging behaviour,
mental illness, personality disorders and homelessness
• Administration and financial protection of the vulnerable
• Medical treatment decisions including end of life
• Tribunals - structure, fact finding, confidentiality and procedural fairness
• Promoting human rights
• Engaging with Indigenous Communities
• Responding to the needs of our vulnerable aged

Please ensure that you comply with the following and forward (details below)
no later than 30 September 2008.
Abstracts must be:
• typed in Microsoft Word
• no more than 300 words
• submitted by email as an attachment or by post on a CD or floppy disk
(faxes will not be accepted)
Abstracts should include:
• Name of conference
(“AGAC Conference”)
• Title of presentation
• Author/s name(s), with name of presenting author underlined:
• Authors’ affiliations
• Main author’s address and contact details (postal and email addresses, phone and fax numbers)
Please forward abstracts by email to:

or on a CD to:

AGAC Conference
c/- The Congress Organiser
146 Leicester Street
Carlton, Victoria 3053

Receipt of all abstracts will be
acknowledged by email.

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