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Wingfield Building St John’s Park, New Town TAS 7008 Australia

A division of Tasmania’s Department of Health and Human Services. Adoptions and Permanency Services provide adoption services to individuals in Tasmania considering placing their child for adoption and those interested in adopting either a local or overseas child.

Primarily an educational programme, however, there exists a programme where volunteers are teamed with a person wanting support and assistance with completing forms, writing letters, etc.

Braddon, Australian Capital Territory, 2612, Australia

The Ad Standards manages the complaint resolution process of the advertising self-regulation system through the Ad Standards Community Panel and the Ad Standards Industry Jury.

Tasmania, Australia
1800 811 9941800 811 994

24 hr service providing information, advice & referral on any matter in relation to drugs & alcohol. Services whole of Tasmania.

PO BOX 692, TUGUN, QLD, 4224

Australian Traffic Offenders Program (ATOP) is a road safety education program.  ATOP is based on the Australian Award Winning QTOP program.  ATOP educates drivers on the consequences of traffic offending to deter reoffending.  Complete before your Court appearance.  Certificates of Completion/Court reports are issued.  ATOP/QTOP is the only Australian Award-Winning Program in Australia. Program is fully ONLINE at atop.net.au

Level 12 86 Collins Street Hobart TAS 7000

The Australian Health Practitioner’s Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is responsible for the registration and accreditation of 10 health professions across Australia. On behalf of the Boards the AHPRA manages investigations into the professional conduct, performance or health of registered health practitioners, except in NSW where it is done by the Health Care Complaints Commission.

30 Gordons Hill Road, Rosny Park TAS 7018, Australia

The Tasmanian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages is responsible for maintaining registers of births, deaths, marriages, deeds of relationship and adoptions that occur in Tasmania. Registering changes of name for people who were born or reside in Tasmania.

Level 13 Waterfront Place 1 Eagle Street Brisbane Qld 4000

The Institute of chartered Accountants in Australia is the professional body representing chartered accountants in Australia. Deals with enquiries and complaints about accountants.

86 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The functions of the Chiropractic Board of Australia include registering chiropractic practitioners and students; developing standards, codes and guidelines for the chiropractic profession; handling notifications, complaints, investigations and disciplinary hearings; assessing oversees practitioners who wish to practise in Australia; approving accreditation standards and accredited courses of study.

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Located at Parliament House. Deals with all new bills, legislation currently tabled in Parliament. Will advise of commencement dates of Acts, etc.

Level 5, Childers Square, 14 Childers Street, Canberra ACT 2600

The Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman safeguards the community in its dealings with the Australian Government. We also have oversight of some private sector organisations.

 

If an Australian Government agency has treated you unfairly or unreasonably, we can help you find a solution. Our service is free and we are independent.

 

We make sure the actions of agencies are fair and responsible by:

 

  • handling complaints
  • conducting investigations
  • performing audits and inspections
  • encouraging good administration.

 

We have the following specialist roles:

 

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Overseas Students
  • VET Student Loans
  • the Postal Industry
  • the Defence Force
  • Immigration
  • Law Enforcement
  • the Australian Capital Territory Ombudsman

 

We are also responsible for:

 

  • oversight of the Commonwealth Public Interest Disclosure scheme
  • inspection and monitoring of certain covert and intrusive powers by police and other law enforcement agencies.

 

16 Nyrang Street, Fyshwick, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

The Federal Register of Legislation (the Legislation Register) is the authorised whole-of-government website for Commonwealth legislation and related documents. It contains the full text and details of the life cycle of individual laws and the relationships between them.

 

For international orders and to get a quote on international delivery charges please contact Mercedes Waratah on +61 3 8290 0111 or email onlineorders@mercedeswaratah.com.au. Delivery time, once a quote is accepted, is a minimum of 10 business days

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
(03) 6165 6700(03) 6165 6700
(03) 6173 0214

Is responsible for overseeing probation, parole and community service orders.

Level 12 86 Collins Street Hobart TAS 7000

The functions of the Dental Board of Australia include registering dentists, students, dental specialists, dental therapists, dental hygienists, oral health therapists and dental prosthesists; developing standards, codes and guidelines for the dental profession; handling notifications, complaints, investigations and disciplinary hearings; assessing oversees trained practitioners who wish to practise in Australia and approving accredititaiton standards and accredited course of study

Level 2, paranaple centre 137 Rooke Street Devonport

The Australian Government established the Do Not Call Register in response to increasing concern about the growth in unsolicited telemarketing calls.

You can register your phone number on the Do Not Call Register Website to help prevent unsolicited telemarketing calls.

There are 3 ways to register telephone numbers on the Do Not Call Register :

  • On the listed website (listed below)
  • Contact the phone number listed below
  • Download an application form from the website (listed below)
6 Halcyon Grove, St Helens, TAS, 7216, Australia
0419 382 8520419 382 852

Security company located in St Helens.

Enterprise Centres Tasmania is a statewide network of business advisors funded by the Tasmanian government

The service provides up to five hours of free and confidential business information, guidance and support services to existing and intending small business owners Business advisors are members of the community with expertise in small business, can assist with a wide range of business issues and refer clients to other sources of business support.

For referral to an Enterprise Centre, contact Business Tasmania on 1800 440 026 or email ask@business.tas.gov.au

The eSafety Commissioner (eSafety) was established in 2015 to serve as Australia’s national leader, regulator and coordination body for a range of online safety issues. eSafety is committed to helping Australians have safer experiences online through a range of prevention, education and early intervention measures.

 

eSafety provides Australians with a place to report serious cyberbullying, image-based abuse, and illegal online content including child sexual abuse material.

(02) 9289 7100(02) 9289 7100
(02) 9289 7101

The classification board makes classification  decisions for films, computer games and certain publications.

Also classifies material submitted from State and Federal Police within Australia, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service and the Australian Communications and Media Authority.

The board does not classify programs broadcast for TV, live performances and audio CDs.

Mailing address: Locked Bag 3, Haymarket, New South Wales 1240.

111 Macquarie St, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

The Tasmania State Office helps DFAT to maintain strong linkages with the community. They provide a range of services in support of our Portfolio Ministers and Parliamentary Secretary, and participate in international relations and trade with business, academia and NGOs.

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5pm.

Counter hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 12.30pm.

111 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Australian Government Department responsible for the issue and renewal of Australian passports. Can assist with any query re: passports such as lost passports.

Sandy Bay, TAS, 7005, Australia

The Foreshore Association Inc. researches and promotes policy development, education and co-operation between members of the community in respect of the use of foreshore land and infrastructure in Tasmania, including land adjoining creeks, rivulets, rivers and lakes.
The Association is involved with issues surrounding boundaries of land adjoining foreshore, with Crown leases and licences, moorings and infrastructure on foreshore land such as jetties, boat houses, pontoons and slipways including those used for both recreational and commercial purposes.

Tasmania, Australia

Gamblers Online is provided by Turning Point in Victoria and is funded by an agreement between the Australian Government and all state and territory governments.

Gambling help online provides: 24/7 availability of chat and email counselling and support services, availability of professional counsellors with expertise in problem gambling and online services, integration with state based 24/7 telephone services and face to face counselling, provision of extensive website content, self help information and weblinks for additional support.

47 Bowes Street, Phillip ACT 2606, Australia

IP Australia is the Australian Government agency that administers intellectual property (IP) rights and legislation relating to patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeder’s rights.

Available Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.

Surrey House Level 2, 199 Macquarie Street, Hobart

The Integrity Commission is an independent authority tasked with investigating and preventing public sector misconduct. It was established in 2010 by the Integrity Commission Act 2009 (Tas).

 

The Commission’s office hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm.

3-5 National Circuit, Barton, ACT, 2600, Australia

Information line for parents of children who have been abducted to or from Australia and who need more information on the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Please call +61 2 6141 3100 from outside Australia.

International Social Service (ISS) Australia

International Social Service Australia provides a range of services to those affected by international child abduction, including:

  • free legal assistance with preparation of applications for return of a child or access to a child under the Hague Convention
  • mediation and negotiation with parents in other countries, and
  • counselling and support services.

Call: 1300 657 843

http://www.iss.org.au/

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
1300 366 6111300 366 611

The Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania’s legal advice phone number can also provide information regarding the location of and general enquiries about Justices’ of the Peace.

Level 1, 134 Macquarie St Hobart TAS 7000

The Recorder of Titles is the statutory officer responsible for providing the community with certainty of title to land. This is achieved by the development and administration of legislation governing land dealings in Tasmania. The Torrens title system provides people, commerce and industry with significant economic advantages when dealing with land.

116 Bathurst Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

A non political and not for profit organisation, set up to safeguard and promote the interests of its members in their business of building and construction contracting to assist them in the execution of their work and to encourage and promote a high standard of workmanship and integrity in the building industry.

Head office is located in Hobart, plus another two offices in the North West and Northern region of Tasmania, see website for locations.

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