Women’s Legal Service Tasmania provides a statewide service for women in relation to family law, separation and divorce, property settlements, family violence, child support and child protection. Women’s Legal Service Tasmania is a community legal service funded by the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department. The service operates a free and statewide service, with offices in Hobart, Burnie and Launceston. Women’s legal service provides
Adoptions and Permanency Services provide services to a variety of Tasmanians including: those who are considering placing their child for adoption those who wish to adopt or care permanently for a child those subject to past adoptions and those who were once in state care
When a child’s biological parents are not able to, or don’t want to look after a child, they can give all the rights and responsibility of that child to other parents; this is called adoption. The child that is adopted will have the same rights as if they were a biological child of the new parents.
Phone: 1800 682 468
Link Owner: Girls gotta know
The adoption of children within Tasmania is governed by the Adoption Act (Tas) 1988, and the Adoption Regulations (Tas) 2006. All sections, regulations and rules are from these sources unless otherwise indicated.
Phone: (03) 6223 2500
Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service Inc