The Office of the Public Advocate is an independent statutory body established by the Victorian State Government. OPA works to protect and promote the interests, rights and dignity of people with a disability.
Villamanta is a Victorian Community Legal Centre that works only on disability related legal issues. Their main purpose is to make sure that people in Victoria who have a disability can know about the law, and can use the law, to help get their rights.
STAR is an independent community organisation that advocates on a statewide basis for the rights of people with an intellectual disability and their families. STAR believes all people with intellectual disability are entitled to live and participate fully in their communities as valued citizens.
Office of the Senior Practitioner is generally responsible for ensuring that the rights of people who are subject to restrictive interventions and compulsory treatment are protected, and that appropriate standards are complied with in relation to restrictive interventions.