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.

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

Also in: Adoption , Crime , De Facto relationships , Discrimination , Family & Relationships

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.

Making a will for someone with a disability

There are no hard and fast rules about making adequate provision for disabled children, but parents should be wary of only making a small provision for their disabled child. Parents sometimes do this because they feel that their disabled child is permanently placed in an institution or other residential facility, and that the child has modest needs. It is impossible

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

AHPRA supports the 14 National Boards that are responsible for regulating the health professions. The primary role of the National Boards is to protect the public and they set standards and policies that all registered health practitioners must meet. Each Board has entered into a health profession agreement with AHPRA which sets out the fees payable by health practitioners, the annual budget of the Board

Superannuation Benefits

Your superannuation benefits can be paid to you or your dependants in different circumstances including resignation, retirement, total and permanent disability, total and temporary disability, and death benefits.

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

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: https://www.hobartlegal.org.au/handbook/income-and-government-assistance/superannuation/superannuation-benefits/

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service Inc

Also in: Accidents & Insurance , Finance , Income & Government Assistance , Wages & Conditions , Wills and Estates

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Health Complaints

Health services that can be investigated include public and private nursing homes, hostels or supported accommodation houses, public or private hospitals, alternative health care providers, and any other person or place providing a health service.   Find out more about health complaints and investigations.

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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