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.
Missiondale is a residential recovery program for those wanting to overcome life addictions. They offer an alternative for those wanting to make positive changes in their lives.
The FPA is the peak professional body for Australia’s financial planners. It aims to raise the professional standards of financial planning in Australia, with the aim of protecting consumers from unethical practices and safeguarding their best interests.
The Tasmania Prison Service (TPS) contributes to a safer Tasmania by keeping in secure custody those sentenced by the Courts, and providing the best opportunity for prisoners to stop re-offending within a secure, safe and decent environment that reflects the values and opportunities of the wider community it serves.
Anglicare provides a number of services to support people with a mental illness and their families and carers.
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.
The Parole Board has the authority to:
- Grant parole
- Defer making a decision on whether a prisoner should be released on a parole order
- Refuse to release a prisoner on a parole order
The Parole Board consists of three members:
- One member must be a legal practitioner with at least seven years experience
- Two members must have experience in sociology, criminology, penology or medicine
- The Governor appoints a chairperson from the above members
Caters specifically for people with dementia. Provides residential care services, including dementia specific nursing hostel care for people with dementia in Devonport and surrounding areas.
Operates 7 days a week, excluding public holidays and is open to residents.
For persons diagnosed with all types of dementia including Alzheimers disease.
All referrals must be in writing and can be made through:
- All Health Professionals;
- Families; and
- The Community.
The Office of Aged Care Quality and Compliance was established to provide a focus on the quality improvement of care and services to care recipients in Australian subsidised aged care services.
Among other programs, provides accommodation and support to individuals with a disability so that each person is empowered to live as independently as possible.
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 free lending library, referrals, information on family and personal matters, counselling, courses and workshops on communication and parenting. Services Northern Tasmania.
Tues, Wed, Fri: 10.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m
Thurs: 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Offers free and confidential services to men, women and children who have been affected by sexual assault or rape at sometime in their lives, be they victims, survivors, family or other support people.
Counselling, support with legal processes, referral to other appropriate services, advocacy, community education, support to other professionals.
Services the West and North West coast.
Run by Anglicare Tasmania.
Tools for men can help to acquire the skills and emotional equipment to deal with the challenges of being a man. This is a Hobart based program that delivers support and counselling to men. It assists men to enhance their relationships with their partners, ex-partners, children and step-children.
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.
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.
A free, youth-focused mental health service for young people aged 12-25. A team of professionals specialising in health related issues can help.
Opening hours: Thursday 9am – 5pm. Appointment on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Part of the Safe At Home iniative. This is a 24 hour, 7 day service. The Victim Safety Response Team (VSRT) work with victims of family violence undertaking follow up work from police, frequently carrying out safety audits and safety plans. Calls requiring an immediate response will have a police intervention team dispatched. Those calls not requiring an immediate ‘safety’ response will be referred to appropriate counselling, support and referral services.
Australian Government Department responsible for the issue and renewal of Australian passports. Can assist with any query re: passports such as lost passports.