Drink and Drug Driving

Alcohol impairs a person’s ability to control a vehicle.  Research suggests that at a blood alcohol concentration level of 0.05, the risk of being involved in a traffic accident is double that of a person who has not been drinking at all. If you are found to be driving under the influence of drugs you may convicted of an offence which

Phone: 1300 366 611 (Legal Aid Tasmania)

Web Address: http://guysgottaknow.com.au/extras/cars-motorbikes/drink-and-drug-driving/

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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.

Photos & Videos on Your Phone

There are different rules for photographing or recording things depending on whether you are in a public place or on private property.  A public place is a social space that is open and accessible to all, like a park. Generally, you have a right to take photos and videos of public places and the people within them. But if you are

Web Address: http://www.lawstuff.org.au/tas_law/topics/article10

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Police powers under the Firearms Act

The Firearms Act 1996 (Tas) was introduced after the Port Arthur massacre, replacing the Guns Act 1991 (Tas). This Act implements by way of legislation the National Firearms Agreement, based on the premise that the ownership and use of a firearm is a privilege.

Bullying Online

Bullying is when someone behaves in a way towards another person or group of people to upset or hurt them or damage their property, reputation or acceptance by others. It’s usually repeated behaviour and can be carried out over a number of days but sometimes it can go on for weeks, months or years.

Phone: 1300 366 611 (Legal Aid Tasmania)

Web Address: http://guysgottaknow.com.au/partying/technology/online-bullying/

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Categories of firearms license

Your genuine reason for possessing or using a firearm will determine the category of licence for which you may apply. The category of licence will also determine the type of firearm you will be authorised to use and possess.

Organisation Address: Hobart Police Station, 43 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Phone: 03 6230 2111

Web Address: http://www.police.tas.gov.au/services-online/firearms/licences-obtaining-licences/firearms-licence-categories-2/

Link Owner: Tasmania Police

Related Links: Firearms Services , Police powers under the Firearms Act

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Disability Discrimination

The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 makes discrimination on the basis of disability unlawful in employment, access to premises, education, provision of goods, services and facilities, and many other activities.

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

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: https://www.hobartlegal.org.au/handbook/rights-disability-and-access/discrimination/federal-human-rights-framework/disability-discrimination/

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service

Also in: Disability Discrimination , Discrimination , Discrimination at Work , Government & Legal Services , Guardianship