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
You may be entitled to a Carer Payment if you provide constant care or supervision to an adult or child with a disability or terminal illness.
Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service
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
Centrelink’s “separated parents” page.
Relationships Australia Tasmania is a leading provider of relationship support services.
Organisation Address: 38 Montpelier Retreat, Battery Point, Tasmania, Australia
Phone: 1300 364 277
Web Address: http://www.tas.relationships.org.au/
Link Owner: Relationships Australia Tasmania
The Hobart Women’s Shelter provides support, housing and advocacy for women and children experiencing homelessness and all forms of violence.
Phone: 1800 682 468
Link Owner: Women's Legal Service Tasmania
Parental responsibility is the responsibility of a parent to make decisions to make sure a children’s needs are met. For example, parental responsibility refers to all duties, powers, and responsibilities which by law each parent has in relation to their children until the children reach the age of 18.
Phone: 1800 682 468
Link Owner: Girls gotta know
All parents are expected to contribute to the financial support of their children whether they were married, lived in a de facto relationship, or never lived together. The amount the liable parent must pay depends upon the income and financial situation of both parents.
Organisation Address: 166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia
Phone: (03) 6223 2500
Web Address: https://www.hobartlegal.org.au/handbook/family-law/
Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service Inc