Provides quality independant Trustee services to the Tasmanian community including will preparation, estate and trust administration and assisting people to manage their financial affairs.
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.
The ASB administers a national system of advertising self-regulation through the Advertising Standards Board and the Advertising Claims Board.
National community legal centre which provides free initial legal advice and assistance to artists, arts organisations in all sectors of the cultural community. For ongoing advice and assistance artists and organisations can subscribe. Standard form contracts provided for a fee.
If seeking legal advice it is preferable to use thier online legal query form. Requests for legal advice are answered in the order they are first received. Priority is not given to phone messages.
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.
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.
Division within the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services which holds the statutory responsibility for intervening legally to protect child from abuse and neglect by their parents or other carers. Any suspected circumstances of child abuse can be reported.
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.
Considers and investigates complaints about Commonwealth Government departments and agencies including Australian Federal Police, Defence Force, Australian Taxation Office, Freedom of Information. Complaints can be made by phoning, writing, in person or online.
Commonwealth publications are now registered on the Australian Governmenment Information Management Office (AGIMO) website and can be ordered through the publications register on that website. Commonwealth legislation can be purchased through Canprint Communications.
Locally can be ordered and picked up from Print Applied Technology:
123 Collins Street, Hobart
Phone: 1800 030 940
The CFMHS provides community and inpatient mental health assessment, treatment and case management for offenders, or people at risk of offending, who have a mental health disorder. Potential clients need to be referred for assessment. CFMHS has a Court Liaison Officer who provide assistance to people who have mental health problems and have to go to Court.
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
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)
Enterprise Centres Tasmania is a network of free, not for profit community based organisations partly funded by the Tasmanian government.
Provides free and confidential business information, guidance and support services to existing and intending small business owners. consultants 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. Also conducts regular workshops covering a wide range of topics relevant to small business.
They operate across six regions of Tasmania and provide a mobile service to regional areas.
The EDO is a non profit community legal centre, advising on environmental and planning law. They provide expert information and advice to individuals and groups throughout Tasmania. They assist with a range of environmental and planning matters, including forestry, development activities, coastal protection, water management, marine farming, mining, climate change adaptation and the protection of cultural heritage.
Open Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.
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.
The office of the eSafety Commissioner leads online safety education for the Australian Government and protects Australian children when they experience cyber bullying by administering a complaints scheme.
This office also deals with complaints about offensive and illegal online content.
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.
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.
Australian Government Department responsible for the issue and renewal of Australian passports. Can assist with any query re: passports such as lost passports.