NSW Trustee & Guardian's role is to act as an independent and impartial Executor, Administrator, Attorney and Trustee for the people of NSW. It also provides direct financial management services and authorisation and direction to private financial managers. NSW Trustee & Guardian supports the Public Guardian, which is a statutory officer under the Guardianship Act 1987.
NSW Trustee & Guardian commenced operations on 1 July 2009 merging the Public Trustee NSW and the Office of the Protective Commissioner. The Public Guardian operates independently but reports administratively to the Chief Executive Officer of NSW Trustee & Guardian. Areas of Operation and Client Support Services NSW Trustee & Guardian has two core business areas: Trustee Services: Will making Estate Administration Corporate and Individual Trusts Powers of Attorney Financial Management Services: Provision of substitute financial management services for people with decision-making disabilities subject to a Court or Tribunal order Authorising and directing the performance of private managers appointed by the Supreme Court or Guardianship Division of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal Specialist Services Our specialist services include: Funds Management Taxation Legal Financial Planning Genealogy