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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Complaints About State and Local Government

The Tasmanian Ombudsman is an independent officer appointed by the Governor to investigate the administrative actions of public authorities to ensure that their actions are lawful, reasonable and fair. You can contact their office if you have a complaint about Tasmanian state or local government administration.

Organisation Address: 86 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Phone: 1800 001 170

Web Address: http://www.ombudsman.tas.gov.au/

Link Owner: Ombudsman Tasmania

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Tasmanian Electoral Commission

The aim of the Tasmanian Electoral Commission is to provide all Tasmanians with a convenient opportunity to exercise their right to vote and to ensure that their votes are counted accurately and transparently.

Organisation Address: 3/169 Main Rd, Moonah, TAS, 7009, Australia

Phone: 1800 801 701

Web Address: https://www.tec.tas.gov.au/

Link Owner: Tasmanian Electoral Commission

Also in: Elections

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