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 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.
The Australian Government provides funding to a wide range of agencies and services to help Australian families strengthen their relationships and to provide assistance during family breakdown and when families are separating.
Information about the Registered Training Providers in Tasmania
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Ashley Youth Detention Centre is Tasmania’s only Juvenile Justice Centre. It is managed by Children and Youth Services, which is an operational unit of the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services.
Web Address: http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/youth/youth_justice/aydc
The Family Relationship Advice Line is a national telephone service established to assist families affected by relationship or separation issues. The Advice Line provides information on family relationship issues and advice on parenting arrangements after separation. It can also refer callers to local services that can provide assistance. The Advice Line complements the information and services offered by Family Relationship
Information about Youth Allowance and Austudy entitlements and obligations
The Hobart Family Relationship Centre provides information and referrals for families at any stage of their relationships, as well as individual interviews, information sessions and joint sessions for separating or separated families.
Can you challenge a decision to stop or reduce your payments? This page provides information about how to dispute Centrelink decisions.
Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service