Hobart Community Legal Centre

 

HCLS provides a range of legal information and advice services to assist and foster community awareness of the law throughout Tasmania and to provide free legal information, advice and referral to the general public in southern Tasmania.

HCLS administer the Tasmanian Law Handbook a free teaching and learning resource, for teachers and students, for people interested in the law, and for anyone who is looking for some more information about an issue. Topics covered include crime, family law and consumer law.

Additionally, the HCLS website contains a number of free information brochures including ‘Dealing with Debt’, the ‘Magistrates Court (Youth Justices Division)’ and ‘Dealing with Centrelink’. The brochures are available here

Services provided in southern Tasmania from our locations are:

Hobart Office

166 Macquarie St, Hobart

Ph: 6223 2500

Free Evening Legal Information Service
Monday & Wednesday evenings 6.00pm
No appointment is required

Child Support Service
(Payee Parents)
9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Thursday, 9.00am – 1.00pm Friday
An appointment is required

Welfare Rights Advocacy Service
9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Thursday, 9.00am – 1.00pm Friday
An appointment is required

Generalist Service
Includes Industrial Relations (Fairwork), Consumer Credit and minor Criminal Matters
9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Thursday, 9:00am – 1:00pm Friday
An appointment is required

Court Support Scheme
Magistrates Court, Liverpool Street, Hobart
Weekday mornings

Residential Tenancy Lease Agreements and Condition Reports  
Hobart office stocks pro-forma residential tenancy lease agreements and condition reports for sale.  Cost is as follows:
Lease Agreement: $7.60
Condition Report: $8.40

Consumer Credit Helpline 
Freecall: 1800 232 500

Community Legal Education
Speakers, workshops, training, brochures, booklets

Bridgewater Office

Cove Hill Shopping Centre, Bridgewater

Ph: 6263 4755

General Free Legal Information and Advice
9:30-12:30 Tuesday to Friday
An appointment is advisable but not necessary

Prisoner Assistance
For legal issues arising whilst in prison.

Sorell Office

7 Station Lane, Sorell

Ph: 6265 1911

General Free Legal Information and Advice
9:30 – 12:30 Tuesday to Friday
An appointment is advisable but not necessary

Location

03 62 23 2500

http://www.hobartlegal.org.au

166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania.