Hobart Community Legal Service

The Hobart Community Legal Service (HCLS) is a community organisation whose aims are to foster community awareness of the law, to make the law more equitable and accessible to the public, and to provide free legal information, advice and referral to the general public in southern Tasmania.

Organisation Address: 166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: http://www.hobartlegal.org.au/

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service

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Illegal Contracts

The law will not enforce all contracts. There are some categories of contract to be wary of. Where a contract is illegal, this may affect its enforceability. Contracts may be illegal under common law principles or they may be illegal under legislation.

Organisation Address: 166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: https://www.hobartlegal.org.au/handbook/consumers-money-and-debts/contracts-2/illegal-contracts/

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service Inc

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Comcare

Comcare is established under the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRC Act). Comcare has functions and responsibilities under the SRC Act, the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) and the Asbestos-related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) Act 2005 (ARC Act). Under this legislation Comcare have roles as insurer, regulator and scheme manager. Comcare provide expert advice and services to the Safety, Rehabilitation and

Credit & Investments Ombudsman

The Credit & Investments Ombudsman provide a free, independent and impartial dispute resolution service to consumers. They facilitate the resolution of complaints between consumers and participants of our scheme. In doing so, they provide both consumers and financial services providers with an alternative to legal proceedings for resolving financial services disputes. They are not government-funded, nor do they regulate the

A guide to the unfair contract terms law

A guide to assist businesses, legal practitioners and consumer advocates understand the laws by explaining the unfair contract terms laws as simply as possible. The guide has been developed jointly by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the state and territory consumer protection agencies.

Organisation Address: 70 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Phone: (03) 6215 9333

Web Address: https://www.accc.gov.au/publications/a-guide-to-the-unfair-contract-terms-law

Link Owner: Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

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Australian Copyright Council

The Australian Copyright Council is an independent, non-profit organisation. Founded in 1968, they represent the peak bodies for professional artists and content creators working in Australia’s creative industries and Australia’s major copyright collecting societies. They are advocates for the contribution of creators to Australia’s culture and economy; the importance of copyright for the common good. They work to promote understanding of