ADVOCACY

77 Best Street, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia

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

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.

50 Victoria Street, Ulverstone, 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.

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.

180-184 Collins Street, Hobart, 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 Wilmot Street, Burnie, 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.

216 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania, 7250, Australia

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.

24 Sunderland St, Moonah, TAS, 7009, Australia

Community based organisation offering personal care & support to people with disabilities, frail or aged in their own home & to provide carers with respite.

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.

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.

Tasmania, Australia

The Family Inclusion Network of Tasmania is an advocacy and support group for parents involved with the Child Safety Service. Advocacy is provided by a group of volunteers who have been through the Child Safety Service process and who want to support others going through the same experience. The volunteers support the parents by advocating on their behalf, attending meetings and Court proceedings. FIN Tas work closely with a group of lawyers and barristers who over the years have developed a good understanding of the Child Safety process.

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.

77 Best Street, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia

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
6 Mayfair Plaza, 236 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay

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
107/287 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

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
99 Bathurst Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Prison Official Visitors are members of the community who are appointed to visit prisons and reception centres to check on the way in which prisoners and detainees are being treated. They also investigate complaints made to them by prisoners and detainees.

Official Visitors operate independently from the Tasmania Prison Service. Consistently with their independence, their administrative support is provided by the Office of the Ombudsman and Health Complaints Commissioner.

Shop 6/28 Green Point Road, Bridgewater

The Parents and Family Advocacy Service (PFAS) recognises the vitally important role parents and families play in the lives of their children. PFAS empowers parents and families with the skills to self-advocate when dealing with the Child Safety Services.

PFAS will provide parents and families with the opportunity to access information, support and develop skills with the end goal being to empower them to productively engage with Child Safety Services.

Parents and families will be supported by a dedicated PFAS Coordinator and a team of trained volunteers who have prior experience with Child Safety Services.

The Tasmanian Elder Abuse Helpline is a service operated by Advocacy Tasmania Inc. on behalf on the Tasmanian Government. It is a free, confidential and statewide service.

Operates Monday to Friday, 9am – 4pm.

46 Mount Street, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia

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.

1 Civic Square, Launceston, TAS, 7250, Australia

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.

54 Victoria Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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.

46 Mount Street, Burnie TAS 7320, Australia

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.
54 Victoria Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

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.
1 Civic Square, Launceston TAS 7250, Australia

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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