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.
EDO Tasmania is a community legal service providing expert information and advice to individuals and groups throughout Tasmania. They can assist with a range of environmental and planning matters, including forestry, development activities, coastal protection, water management, marine farming, mining, climate change adaptation and the protection of cultural heritage.
The Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania provides a range of legal services across Tasmania, including information and education, early intervention services, telephone advice, duty lawyer services, mediation and legal representation in court.
Centrelink are responsible for the development of service delivery policy and provide access to social, health and other payments and services. On 26 October 2004, Centrelink was created as part of the Finance and Administration portfolio. The Human Services Legislation Amendment Act 2011 integrated Medicare Australia and Centrelink into the Department of Human Services on 1 July 2011.
The Australian Conservation Foundation community is more than 400,000 people who speak out, show up and act for a world where forests, rivers, people and wildlife thrive. They are proudly independent, non-partisan and funded by donations from the community.
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
The Australian Financial Security Authority manage the application of bankruptcy and personal property securities laws through the delivery of high quality personal insolvency and trustee, regulation and enforcement, and personal property securities services.
The Commonwealth Ombudsman deals with complaints about Commonwealth Government departments and agencies, and is also the Ombudsman for: Private Health Insurance Overseas Students VET Student Loans the Defence Force Immigration Law Enforcement the Postal Industry the Australian Capital Territory Norfolk Island The Commonwealth Ombudsman is also responsible for: oversight of the Commonwealth Public Interest Disclosure scheme inspection and monitoring of controlled operations and surveillance devices
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