Australian Human Rights Commission

The Commission was established in 1986 as an independent statutory organisation reporting to the Commonwealth Parliament through the Attorney-General. Their vision is human rights: everyone, everywhere, everyday.

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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Representing yourself

You can speak for yourself in court without a solicitor, lawyer or other legal professional.  If you are thinking about representing yourself because you can’t afford a lawyer, check if you can get legal aid.

Organisation Address: 23 - 25 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Phone: (03) 6165 7136

Web Address: http://www.magistratescourt.tas.gov.au/going_to_court/self-representation

Link Owner: Magistrates court of Tasmania

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Guardianship and Administration Board

The Guardianship and Administration Board respect the rights of people with disabilities to make their own decisions wherever possible, and when it is not possible, to ensure that processes that they employ are accessible, impartial, expeditious, highly competent and result in just decisions by the Board.

Checklist for representing yourself

Do you want to represent yourself?  Legal Aid or community legal services can provide some advice to assist you to make that decision.

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

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: http://www.hobartlegal.org.au/tasmanian-law-handbook/courts-lawyers-and-law/self-representation/checklist-self-representation

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service

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