Australian Human Rights Commission

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.

Racial Discrimination

National laws prohibit racial discrimination provide for equality before the law on the ground of race.

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

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: https://www.hobartlegal.org.au/handbook/rights-disability-and-access/discrimination/federal-human-rights-framework/racial-discrimination/

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service

Also in: Discrimination , Discrimination at Work , Racial Discrimination , Refugees & Migration , Work & Workers

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Photos & Videos on Your Phone

There are different rules for photographing or recording things depending on whether you are in a public place or on private property.  A public place is a social space that is open and accessible to all, like a park. Generally, you have a right to take photos and videos of public places and the people within them. But if you are

Web Address: http://www.lawstuff.org.au/tas_law/topics/article10

Link Owner: Lawstuff - Know your rights

Also in: Digital law and Safety , Harassment & Bullying , Sexting

Hobart Community Legal Service

The Hobart Community Legal Service (HCLS) is a community organisation whose aims are to foster community awareness of the law, to make the law more equitable and accessible to the public, and to provide free legal information, advice and referral to the general public in southern Tasmania.

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

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

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

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service

Also in: Advocacy , Consumer Law , Consumers, Money & Debt , Counselling and support , Court and Prison services

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Births, Deaths, and Marriages (DOJ)

The Tasmanian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages is responsible for: maintaining registers of births, deaths, marriages, deeds of relationship and adoptions that occur in Tasmania registering changes of name for people who were born or reside in Tasmania registering changes of sex for people whose birth is registered in Tasmania providing certified copies and extracts of entries in the registers providing data to Government Agencies and approved private organisations for

What you can build

Some building work can be done without a permit or getting a builder surveyor involved, other work requires approval.  Find out more in this fact sheet.

Organisation Address: 110 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia

Phone: 1300 135 513

Web Address: http://www.justice.tas.gov.au/building/consumer_building_information/what_you_can_build

Link Owner: Department of Justice

Also in: Boundary Fences , Housing , Local Government , Planning & Development , Planning and Development

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Fair Work Ombudsman

They focus on increasing productivity by reducing the burden of regulation and helping businesses find more productive ways of working. They support employment participation through addressing the barriers to employment and helping businesses to do the right thing. They focus their compliance and enforcement efforts where there is serious non-compliance and where they can deliver the greatest benefit and impact.