ADVOCACY

107/287 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Provides advice, information and advocacy to older people and people with disabilities. Service is free, independent, confidential and Statewide.

Suite 6, Mayfair Plaza, 236 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay, Tasmania

Provides advice, information and advocacy to older people and people with disabilities. Service is free, independent, confidential and Statewide.

GPO Box 1791 Canberra

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) provide information and assistance to small businesses and family enterprises, including referral to dispute resolution services.

The ASBFEO information line is open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday and is closed on Australian National Public Holidays.

Suite 2, 45 Best Street Devonport TAS 7310

Cancer Council Tasmania is a not-for-profit organisation that works to minimise the incidence and impact of cancer on all Tasmanians through advocacy, raising awareness of cancer prevention and offering advice and support for those living with cancer and their carers.

69 Howick Street, South Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Cancer Council Tasmania is a not-for-profit organisation that works to minimise the incidence and impact of cancer on all Tasmanians through advocacy, raising awareness of cancer prevention and offering advice and support for those living with cancer and their carers.

15 Princes Street Sandy Bay TAS 7005

Cancer Council Tasmania is a not-for-profit organisation that works to minimise the incidence and impact of cancer on all Tasmanians through advocacy, raising awareness of cancer prevention and offering advice and support for those living with cancer and their carers.

192 Wilson St, South Burnie TAS 7320, Australia

Information and support, education and training, counselling and peer support for carers of people with a disability, frail, aged or with chronic illness.

Shop 8, 216 Charles St, Launceston TAS 7250

Information and support, education and training, counselling and peer support for carers of people with a disability, frail, aged or with chronic illness.

64 Burnett Street, North Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Information and support, education and training, counselling and peer support for carers of people with a disability, frail, aged or with chronic illness.

Blackburn, Victoria, Australia

Deaf Australia is the national peak advocacy and information organisation in Australia for deaf people who are bilingual (using both English and Auslan).

They advise government, industry and service providers about the needs and views of deaf people and work to improve deaf people’s access in a range of areas.

Disability Voices Tasmania is funded by the Department of Communities Tasmania and endeavours to help people with disability work together on issues that affect their rights, and help them with training and/or resources to develop their skills and experience to have more choices in, and control over, their lives and contribute to their community.

54 Victoria St, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Responsible for investigating and conciliating claims of discrimination under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 (Tasmania). Promotes non-discriminatory principles and practices through training and community education and distribution of information on discrimination.

Previously known as the Office of the Anti-Discrimination Commissioner.

50 Barrack St, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Hobart City Mission helps individuals and families in need. They provide housing, financial, emotional, advocacy, training and mentoring support to enable people to participate in community life to the best of their ability.

Advocacy Tasmania provide a free statewide, independent and confidential advocacy service. This service is for people with mental health disorder, as well as their relatives and carers. Advocates can assist people to exercise their rights and responsibilities.

They support adolescents and adults who are:

  • in hospital
  • in the community
  • in correctional facilities
  • in rural and remote areas

They support people to exercise their rights to:

  • be safe from harm including abuse, neglect and suicide
  • shelter
  • freedom and liberty
  • fundamental health and wellbeing

The Tasmanian Elder Abuse Helpline is a service operated by Advocacy Tasmania Inc. on behalf on the Tasmanian Government. It assists older people, families, service providers and the wider community to respond to elder abuse and better access existing supports and services. It is a free, confidential and statewide service.

Operates Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Level 2, Reece House, 46 Mount Street, Burnie

Provides support, advocacy, information, assistance and referrals for victims of crime. Supports people with the personal and practical problems associated with the impact of crime, to allow them to regain control of their lives.

Also provides support for people attending court, assistance with Victim Impact Statements and Victims of Crime Assistance applications.

Level 3, Henty House, 1 Civic Square, Launceston

Provides support, advocacy, information, assistance and referrals for victims of crime. Supports people with the personal and practical problems associated with the impact of crime, to allow them to regain control of their lives.

Also provides support for people attending court, assistance with Victim Impact Statements and Victims of Crime Assistance applications.

Level 1, 54 Victoria Street, Hobart

Provides support, advocacy, information, assistance and referrals for victims of crime. Supports people with the personal and practical problems associated with the impact of crime, to allow them to regain control of their lives.

Also provides support for people attending court, assistance with Victim Impact Statements and Victims of Crime Assistance applications.

Level 2, Reece House, 46 Mount Street, Burnie

Victims Support Services is part of the Department of Justice, the unit is dedicated to victims of crime.

They are responsible for:

  • The administration of the Eligible Persons Register (previously known as the Victims Register) and the provision of information to victims from that Register
  • Liaison between the victim and other divisions of the Department of Justice
  • Operation and management of the Victims of Crime Service
  • Provision of information to victims regarding court processes
  • The provision of Court Support and Liaison Service for victims of family violence (as part of the ‘Safe at Home’ project)
  • Co-ordination of Victim/Offender mediation in a limited number of appropriate cases
  • Administration of Victims of Crime Assistance (financial assistance for victims of crime) and the provision of assistance to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Commissioners.
Level 1, 54 Victoria Street, Hobart

Victims Support Services is part of the Department of Justice, the unit is dedicated to victims of crime.

They are responsible for:

  • The administration of the Eligible Persons Register (previously known as the Victims Register) and the provision of information to victims from that Register
  • Liaison between the victim and other divisions of the Department of Justice
  • Operation and management of the Victims of Crime Service
  • Provision of information to victims regarding court processes
  • The provision of Court Support and Liaison Service for victims of family violence (as part of the ‘Safe at Home’ project)
  • Co-ordination of Victim/Offender mediation in a limited number of appropriate cases
  • Administration of Victims of Crime Assistance (financial assistance for victims of crime) and the provision of assistance to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Commissioners.
Level 3, Henty House, 1 Civic Square, Launceston

Victims Support Services is part of the Department of Justice, the unit is dedicated to victims of crime.

They are responsible for:

  • The administration of the Eligible Persons Register (previously known as the Victims Register) and the provision of information to victims from that Register
  • Liaison between the victim and other divisions of the Department of Justice
  • Operation and management of the Victims of Crime Service
  • Provision of information to victims regarding court processes
  • The provision of Court Support and Liaison Service for victims of family violence (as part of the ‘Safe at Home’ project)
  • Co-ordination of Victim/Offender mediation in a limited number of appropriate cases
  • Administration of Victims of Crime Assistance (financial assistance for victims of crime) and the provision of assistance to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Commissioners.
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