What is intellectual property

IP Australia is the government department that administers patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeders rights. Registering intellectual property is a process that is dealt with by IP Australia. Copyright is an automatic right. The regulation of copyright is a process that is administered through the Attorney-General’s Department. Intellectual property laws protect the use of ideas. They do not protect ideas

Health Complaints Commissioner Tasmania

The Tasmanian Health Complaints Commissioner is an independent officer appointed by the Governor.  The Commissioner is also the State Ombudsman. The Tasmanian Health Complaints Commissioner acts independently, impartially and in the public interest. The Commissioner’s role is: To promote and protect the rights of consumers who use health services To help resolve problems between consumers and providers of health services To improve

Equal Opportunity Tasmania

Equal Opportunity Tasmania aims to foster a society free of discrimination, prejudice, bias and other conduct prohibited under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1998.

Organisation Address: 54 Victoria St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia

Phone: 1300 305 062

Web Address: http://equalopportunity.tas.gov.au/home

Link Owner: Equal Opportunity Tasmania

Also in: Age Discrimination , Disability Discrimination , Discrimination , Discrimination at Work , Gender Discrimination


How to Gather Information

This webpage provides information about how to gather information before making a submission or meeting with Council to take action. It is essential to gather as much information as you can about a proposal and its potential impacts and it can also help to know what the relevant laws or regulations are, which authorities are involved and what actions you can

Organisation Address: 131 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Phone: (03) 6223 2770

Web Address: http://www.edotas.org.au/haveyoursay/how-to-have-your-say/how-the-system-works/2-3-how-to-gather-information/

Link Owner: Environmental Defenders Office

Also in: Access to Information


Credit & Investments Ombudsman

The Credit & Investments Ombudsman provide a free, independent and impartial dispute resolution service to consumers. They facilitate the resolution of complaints between consumers and participants of our scheme. In doing so, they provide both consumers and financial services providers with an alternative to legal proceedings for resolving financial services disputes. They are not government-funded, nor do they regulate the

Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission is a government body that develops policy on discrimination and human rights, and can hear complaints under the federal discrimination laws.

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

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: http://www.hobartlegal.org.au/tasmanian-law-handbook/rights/discrimination/federal-human-rights-framework/australian-human-rights

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service

Also in: Disability Discrimination , Discrimination , Human Rights , Refugees & Migration