Aims to improve safety, health and rehabilitation in the workplace, and to reduce death, injury and disease; target high consequence activities; be a responsive regulator; engage with the community and to ensure better return to work.
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.
Enquiries for all Commonwealth employees including Defence Forces. 8:30am to 5:00pm
Phone this number to:
Understand your obligations under the Employer Sanctions Legislation
Discuss your VEVO registration requirements
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
National workplace relations tribunal. It is an independant body with the power to carry out a range of functions relating to the safety net of minimum wages and employment conditions; enterprise bargaining; industrial action; dispute resolution; termination of employement and other workplace matters.
The role of the Fair Work Ombudsman is to work with employees, employers, contractors and the community to promote harmonious, productive and cooperative workplaces. The Fair Work Ombudsman will investigate workplace complaints and enforce compliance with Australia’s workplace laws.
The role of the Fair Work Ombudsman is to work with employees, employers, contractors and the community to promote harmonious, productive and co-operative workplaces. The Fair Work Ombudsman will investigate workplace complaints and enforce compliance with Australia’s workplace laws.
GetYes solutions offer mediation, specializing in the workplace, workers compensation disputes, community, health and aged care sectors, commercial and boundary fence disputes.
An independant, non-profit organisation which seeks to conserve Australia’s man-made, natural and cultural heritage.
The needle and syringe program (NSP) operates from a variety of sites around Tasmania, hospitals, community health centres, pharmacies as well as dedicated sites that have been established and funded for the specific purpose of ensuring the availability of equipment and services to injecting drug users.
Provision of free sterile injecting equipment, brief interventions and disposal of used equipment from outlets located in Hobart, Glenorchy, Rosny, Bridgewater, Burnie, Devonport and Launceston. NSP vending machines available in Hobart, Bridgewater, Launceston and Devonport.
Part of the Department of Health and Human Services.
- Protect Tasmanians from public and environmental health hazards.
- Prevent and reduce chronic diseases and injuries.
- Prepare for and respond to public health emergencies like flu pandemics.
- Promote good health.
- Reduce inequalities in health.
The Self Representation Service can assist unrepresented litigants with civil law proceedings in the Federal Court and Federal Circuit Court relating to Bankruptcy and Fair Work.
They are unable to provide assistance for family and criminal law matters.
They can provide free assistance to individuals who:
- are involved in, or are considering commencing legal proceedings in the Federal Court or Federal Circuit Court.
- Have a legal issue that they have expertise in.
- Are not represented.
- Are unable to afford private legal assistance.
- Are ineligible for Legal Aid.
Assists workers with the workers’ compensation process in Tasmania. Free service which provides information, telephone advice, assistance and case management on workers’ compensation matters. It also supports claimants under the Asbestos Related Disease Compensation Scheme.
Youth Futures is a non profit organisation that offers a number of services specifically aimed at young people. However, many of their programs are not age dependant.
Accommodation – Core service offering accommodation for young men who are homeless or at immediate risk of becoming homeless.
Employment – Another core program offering Employment services, similar to those offered at Job Network.
RTO – Youth Futures has become a Registered Training Office, meaning they can deliver nationally accredited units and qualifications. Currently focused on Construction/Manufacturing and Agricultural Skills. They also offer some generic training such as First Aid and OH&S.
The Castle – Ties in with training where participants can gain Manufacturing and Construction skills and is also a micro-housing development project aiming to create and provide micro-dwellings for youth at risk of homelessness.