Community Legal Centres Tasmania Inc (CLC Tas) is the independent, not for profit peak body for Tasmania’s community legal sector. Legal advice is available to the public through our nine member centres listed below.
CLC Tas also advocates for law reform on a range of public interest matters aimed at improving access to justice, reducing discrimination and protecting and promoting human rights. For more information about our policy work, click here.
Hobart Community Legal Service
HCLS provides legal information, advice and representation to people in the greater Hobart region primarily in relation to welfare rights, employment, child support, discrimination and consumer credit law.
Launceston Community Legal Centre
LCLC provides legal information, advice and representation to people in the greater Launceston region primarily in relation to welfare rights, disability discrimination, employment and family law.
North West Community Legal Centre
NWCLC provides legal advice and services to people in North West Tasmania on issues including family law, motor vehicle accidents, administrative law, criminal law, neighbour disputes, consumer credit and residential tenancy law.
Women’s Legal Service
WLS provides a statewide service for women in relation to family law, separation and divorce, property settlements, family violence, child support and child protection.
Tenants’ Union of Tasmania
The Tenants’ Union of Tasmania provides information, legal advice and representation to residential tenants on matter arising from their tenancy, including repair issues, bond disputes and evictions, as well as offering community legal education programs for tenants, support workers and others.
Refugee Legal Service Tasmania
RLS provides advice to refugees, asylum seekers and other humanitarian entrants who reside in Tasmania.
Environmental Defenders Office
EDO Tas provides legal advice, representation and information in relation to environmental issues including conservation, planning, pollution and environmental health.
Worker Assist provides assistance & advice to injured workers in relation to workers compensation, returning to work after injury and the asbestos related disease compensation fund.
Tasmanian Aboriginal Community Legal Service
TACLS provides a wide range of legal services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.