Family Violence & Restraint Orders

Family Violence Orders and Restraint Orders are designed to stop threats, property damage, violence, intimidating behaviour and emotional abuse. They tell the offender to stay away from you and/or to stop behaving in certain ways.

Organisation Address: 23 - 25 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia

Phone: 03 616 57136

Web Address:

Link Owner: Magistrates court of Tasmania

Also in: Restraining Orders


Safe at Home

Safe at Home is a whole of government strategy to reduce the incidence of family violence in Tasmania. Numerous branches of government, including the Justice Department and the Tasmania Police participate in this strategy.

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

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address:

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service Inc


Crisis payments and rent assistance

If you are in severe financial hardship, have just come out of prison or are recently homeless, or have just arrived in Australia, you may be entitled to a crisis payment to assist you to find accommodation. Some people are also entitled to ongoing rent assistance.