Our Services

Tasmanian Law Handbook Online 

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.

 

Services provided in southern Tasmania from our locations are:

Hobart Office

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

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

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