Scamwatch is run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). It provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.

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

Phone: (03) 6215 9333

Web Address:

Link Owner: Australian Competition & Consumer Commission

Also in: Scams


Bankruptcy Options

Bankruptcy Options is set up specifically to provide general information to all individuals considering bankruptcy. This information is provided at no cost to you. They help clients across Australia with their debt problems caused by credit cards, personal loans, overdue tax and other debts. As every person has a different set of financial circumstances, different options are available to solve

The First Step: The Treating Agency

A consumer’s first point of contact in attempting to resolve a complaint should always be with the authority which provides the service concerned. This applies to both public and private health care providers.

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

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address:

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service Inc

Also in: Access to Information , Aged Care , Consumer Law , Discrimination , Health


Energy Ombudsman

The Energy Ombudsman of Tasmania provides a free, fair and independent dispute-resolution service for electricity and natural gas consumers who have been unable to resolve a complaint with their energy retailer or distributor.

Organisation Address: 86 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Phone: 1800 001 170

Web Address:

Link Owner: Energy Ombudsman Tasmania

Also in: Complaints


Alzeheimer’s Australia

Alzheimer’s Australia represent the more than 413,106 Australians living with dementia and the estimated 291,163 Australians involved in their care. They advocate for the needs of people living with all types of dementia, and for their families and carers, and provide support services, education and information. Alzheimer’s Australia is a member of Alzheimer’s Disease International, the umbrella organisation of Alzheimer’s