Centrelink (Department of Human Services)

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.

Women’s Legal Service

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

Web Address: http://www.womenslegaltas.org.au

Link Owner: Women's Legal Service Tasmania

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Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) and Mediation

Separated, or separating, parents must first try to reach agreement between themselves about the care of their children. If an agreement can not be made, the court requires parents to take part in Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) before they can apply to the court for a parenting order.  FDR is a specific process to help parents reach an agreement. FDR

Sexting

Sexting is where you send naked, partially naked, suggestive or sexually explicit pictures of yourself by text message or instant message, or over the internet. It can include sexually explicit or suggestive text as well as photos.

Phone: 1300 366 611 (Legal Aid Tasmania)

Web Address: http://guysgottaknow.com.au/partying/technology/sexting/

Link Owner: Guys gotta know

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