The Law Society of Western Australia is the peak professional association for lawyers in this state. Established in 1927, the Society is a not-for-profit association dedicated to the representation of its 3400 members and the enhancement of the legal profession through being a respected leader and contributor on law reform, access to justice and the rule of law.
Legal Aid WA provides access to justice for people in special need. They take into account the many financial and social factors that may cause problems for clients such as age, gender, disability, language difficulties, geographical location and financial stress.
Telephone InfoLine: 1300 650 579.
Head Office located in Perth, 10 regional offices in Western Australia, see website for locations.
Provides free legal information and education to all Victorians, with a focus on prevention and early resolution of legal problems.
They prioritise more intensive legal services such as legal advice and representation for people who meet eligibility criteria based on their financial situation, the nature and seriousness of their problem and their individual circumstances.
They have 14 offices in metropolitan and regional Victoria.
Provides free of charge, independant dispute resolution services to members of participating credit unions. Assists credit unions and their members resolve disputes that have not been resolved through the credit union’s internal dispute resolution.
Address complaints to: Credit Union Dispute Manager, CUDRC, GPO Box 3, Melbourne, VIC, 3001
Melbourne based accredited laboratory. Uses mouth swabs. Has collection points in Tasmania.
National Process Servers, service Australia wide.
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.
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.
A service provided by the Department of Health & Human Services, for people who have been involved in a family violence incident and have been issued with a Police Family Violence Order.
They can provide information and advice about what a Police Family Violence Order means, how to prevent breaches and provide referrals to appropriate services.
State Govt, $28.00 heating allowance paid twice yearly to assist eligible aged, disability, sole parent, carer, service and widow pensioners with heating costs.
Speak directly to a lawyer by calling the Free Legal Telephone Advice Service.
Available Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.
The functions of the Podiatry Board of Australia includes registering podiatrists and students, developing standards, codes and guidelines for the podiatry profession; handling notifications, complaints, investigations and disciplinary hearings; assessing oversees practitioners who wish to pracise in Australia; approving accreditation standards and accredited courses of study.
We are a state wide service operating in the North, North West and South, we provide practical support, family violence education, advice and referral to support services for anyone experiencing family violence.
The program will provide practical support, advice and referral to support services for those women and children experiencing family violence through the following services:
- A website which will provide information around family violence and support services available
- Email support available to all members of the community
- Phone support
- Information packs
- One to one support from a case worker for those people experiencing multiple needs
Royal Guide Dogs Tasmania provides a broad range of low vision services for people with varying degrees of vision, including total blindness.
Offices in Hobart and Launceston.
Provides short term crisis accommodation for young women aged between 13 – 20 yrs who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Mineral Resources Tasmania (MRT) is a Division of the Department of State Growth. The purpose of MRT is to give effect to government policy in relation to minerals and petroleum resources, and the Division provides essential information for land management in Tasmania.
This is a one-day, court based program designed to provide offenders with information and skills to develop positive attitudes towards driving and encourage safer driving behaviour, delivered by DAP Education Australia Pty Ltd. At the completion of the program all participants receive a certificate and a court assessment can be provided. The program is delivered at various locations around Australia.
Square Pegs is a registered charity with a mission is to improve recognition, understanding and action for children with dyslexia and related learning differences in Tasmania. Our vision is for all children to enjoy learning and reach their potential.
Supported by the Federal and State Governments, Rural Business Tasmania’s free flagship financial counselling service provides confidential and independent assistance to primary producers, fishermen and small rural businesses that are suffering financial hardship, and that have no alternative sources of impartial support, to manage the challenges of change and adjustment.
- Farm debt mediation
- Cash flow forecasting analysis
- Loan applications
- Financial negotiations
- Business plan development
- Viability analysis
- Farm exit planning
- Succession planning
- Financial literacy
- Small business advisory service
The Elder Relationship Service is a counselling and mediation support service to assist older people and their families to:
- prevent or resolve family conflict;
- have difficult conversations;
- plan for the future (including medical, health, financial or living arrangements);
- resolve differences in ways that improve their relationships; and
- make decisions that protect the interests, rights and safety of families.
You can attend the service on your own, with your partner, as a family, or your children or parent(s) can come by themselves.
Attending the service is voluntary and confidential. The service is a not for profit community organisation and the services are subsidised by the Federal Government. They try to make the service as affordable as possible, fees are determined by the local organisation and are based on your income, they will advise of any fees payable upon the booking of the appointment.
The service is run by Relationships Australia.
The Australian Institute of Architects is the peak body for the architectural profession in Australia.
Complaints about fees and other matters in relation to architects.
Assisting individuals and families to access and maintain a tenancy in the private rental market. Assistance can be with bonds, rent assistance, rent arrears, removals assistance, information and advocacy. PRSS can provide intensive assistance to help people maintain their tenancies.
To be eligible you must be on a low income and not own any significant assets such as land or property.
Responsible for the development of service delivery policy and provides access to social, health and other payments and services.