Defacto/Same Sex Property Settlements

The law in relation to de facto and same sex couples has changed in Tasmania. A de facto relationship is between two adults of the opposite sex or two adults of the same sex. A de facto property settlement is now governed by the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth).

Phone: 1800 682 468

Web Address: http://womenslegaltas.org.au/wordy/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/De-facto.pdf

Link Owner: Women's Legal Service Tasmania

Also in: De Facto relationships , Separation and Divorce

A Guide to the Residential Tenancy Commissioner

A guide to the roles and responsibilities of the Residential Tenancy Commissioner

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

Phone: 1300 135 513

Web Address: http://www.consumer.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/336881/Guide_to_Residential_Tenancy_Commissioner_V2.4_-_March_2017.pdf

Link Owner: Department of Justice

Also in: Owning Property , Renting Property , Tenants' Responsibilities , Tenants' Rights

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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.

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.