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The Department of the Attorney General and the Western Australian community benefit from the invaluable support of volunteers.
Our Court Services and the Office of the Public Advocate engage a wide range of volunteers to assist in day-to-day activities.
You can also download the Department's Policy and Guidelines for the Engagement and Management of Volunteers, which reflects volunteer issues specific to the Department and provides a uniform standard for volunteer management throughout the Department.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact one of the volunteer coordinators listed below.
Volunteers provide support and information to victims of crime such as:
Volunteer coordinator: David Tomlinson
Phone: (08) 9425 2850
Volunteers are appointed as guardians to people with decision-making disabilities. Guardians make personal, medical and lifestyle decisions in the best interests of people who have decision-making disabilities due to dementia, mental illness, an intellectual disability or brain injury.
Volunteer coordinator: Lisa Jones
Phone: (08) 9278 7300
Justices of the peace undertake a range of administrative duties in the community including swearing, affirming and declaring documents. At many centres throughout the State, JPs are required to perform judicial duties, including presiding in the Magistrates Court.
Manager Justice of the Peace Branch: Tom Millward
Phone: (08) 9425 2827
Last Updated: 14-May-2013
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