Provides support, reassurance, advocacy and information to people with epilepsy and their families. Also promotes understanding through education and raising community awareness. Education and training sessions available.
The Mental Health Council of Tasmania (MHCT) is a member based peak body. We represent and promote the interests of community managed mental health services and have a strong commitment to enabling better access and outcomes for every Tasmanian.
Represents the political and community development aspirations of the Tasmanian Aboriginal community. Our state-wide free call number is 1800 132 260
The Australian Copyright Council is an independent, non-profit organisation. Founded in 1968, we represent the peak bodies for professional artists and content creators working in Australia
The ACT Law Society represents, advances and defends the interests of an independent legal profession in the ACT. They also protect the public interest in the ACT system of justice through the efficient regulation of the profession in accordance with the Legal Profession Act and the Society’s Rules for Solicitors.
Legal Aid ACT helps people in the ACT with their legal problems, especially people who are socially or economically disadvantaged. They can help in criminal law, family law and some civil matters.
Helpline available Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5pm.
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) provides independent review of a wide range of administrative decisions made by the Australian Government and some non Government bodies. The AAT also reviews decisions of the Norfolk Island Government.
Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm (Registry Counter 9.00am – 4.30pm).
Can assist consumers with issues relating to the storage and use of credit information. Can provide consumers with a copy of their credit file.
Support & assistance for widows & children of service personnel, immediate financial assistance & moral support.
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7.30am – 3pm.
This is a State government service operating from the Department of Health and Human Services. The Alcohol and Drug Service is a key provider of specialist services for Tasmanians who are affected by alcohol and drug use. The service aims to ensure that people affected by alcohol, tobacco and other drug use have access to appropriate, timely, effective and quality treatment services, support and interventions which are based on contemporary best practice.
Operates Monday – Friday 9 a.m – 5 p.m
A 24 hour drug and alcohol information service can be accessed for free by calling 1800 811 994.
Provided through Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) provides interpreting services on a fee for service basis.
The Australian Government, through TIS National provides free interpreting services to non-English speaking Australian citizens and permanent residents through eligible organisations.
Translating documents, telephone interpreting service (24 hr service), court interpreter service.
Loui’s Van is an after hours mobile service providing food, information and support to those in need. It is a two van, six night operation with over 280 volunteers on the roster.
See website for locations and times.
Provides assistance to access emergency accommodation and support services, public and community housing, private rental accommodation and long term accommodation and housing solutions
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
Phone this number to access interpreting services. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Can provide the contact details of the other party(ies) in a motor vehicle accident if these are not known. Availablity of details is dependant on the accident having been reported.
Offers a service for the frail aged, younger people with disabilities and their carers with complex and/or high service needs, who require a case manager to assist them with access and/or co-ordinate the care that they need.
Provides quality independant Trustee services to the Tasmanian community including will preparation, estate and trust administration and assisting people to manage their financial affairs.
The Tribunal can assist with processes relating to claims which have been disputed. The Tribunal cannot give legal advice.
The Tasmanian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (TACC) provides key services in the repair, service and retail sectors of the automotive industry.
Provides information, support and counselling about relationships and parenting, adolescent mediation and family therapy, financial and gambling counselling, mens issues, marriage and relationships education.
Some services are available online through e-counselling so that no matter where client lives, they have the opportunity to access a trained counsellor.
Provides counselling and support service for female and male victims of ALL ages. Run by Sexual Assault Support Services Inc. (SASS). Also provides counselling and support to family members and support people. (9AM-5PM, Mon-Fri)
FCA is the peak body for financial counsellors in Australia. Whilst FCA’s role is to support financial counsellors, it will advocate on behalf of clients of financial counsellors for a fairer marketplace that will prevent financial problems in the first place.
By ringing this number you can speak to a financial counsellor, this number will automatically switch through to the service in the State or Territory closest to you.
Opening hours are : 9.30am – 4.30pm.