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)

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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

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Offences and 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. Every person who owns or possesses a firearm is required to hold a licence and every firearm is required to be

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What is online fraud

The term ‘online fraud’ refers to any type of fraud scheme that uses email, web sites, chat rooms or message boards to present fraudulent solicitations to prospective victims, to conduct fraudulent transactions or to transmit the proceeds of fraud to financial institutions or to others connected with the scheme.

Family Relationship Centre Launceston

They aim to assist parents and other carers to become child focused when making plans for their families. They also aim for people who have contact with the Centre to have a positive experience and to receive support that is useful, useable and user friendly.

Storage, Licensing, Registration and Prohibited Weapons

There are strict storage requirements under firearms legislation. Guns are required to be stored in locked receptacles, with the ammunition being stored separately from the firearm.

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

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: https://www.hobartlegal.org.au/handbook/crime-and-punishment/the-firearms-act-1996/storage-licensing-registration-and-prohibited-weapons/

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