Provides dispute resolution service, workplace wellbeing, injury management assistance and training.
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.
The Court’s jurisdiction is broad, covering almost all civil matters arising under Australian Federal law and some summary and indictable criminal matters.
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
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.
The Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania provides a range of legal services across Tasmania, including information and education, early intervention services, telephone advice, duty lawyer services, mediation and legal representation in court.
CatholicCare Tasmania responds to individuals, families, and the community by offering a broad range of specialised professional services available to all. Their particular strength is in their family focused, child centred approach, recognising that whatever impacts on family, also impacts on children.
Web Address: http://www.catholiccaretas.org.au/#how-we-can-help
The Hobart Women’s Shelter provides support, housing and advocacy for women and children experiencing homelessness and all forms of violence.