Department of Premier and Cabinet

Aboriginal support services

Where to get help in Tasmania:

 


Southern Aboriginal Services

Aboriginal Health Service   

 56 Patrick Street, Hobart 7000

Confidential medical service for Aborigines. Health worker and nursing sisters available 5 days per week.
   

03 6234 0777


Aboriginal Land and Sea Council (TALSC)

4 Lefroy Street, North Hobart 7000

Provides advice and service relating to heritage, land management and land rights issues as well as sea management and sea issues.

03 6231 0288

Aboriginal Legal Service
Provides legal support and advice.

03 6234 0740

Indigenous Tasmanians Aboriginal Corporation (ITAC)
14 Pierce St, Moonah 7009

ITAC provides housing services to the Aboriginal community.
Email: itachousing@itachousing.com.au

03 6228 4644

Fax:

03 6228 4665

Palawa Aboriginal Corporations

Undertakes cultural Aboriginal education programs.  

03 6243 4442

South East Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation       19 Mary Street, Cygnet 7112

Information/referral/advocacy
     

 03 6295 0004

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, Hobart     198 Elizabeth Street, Hobart 7000

Provides health, legal and counselling services.

03 6234 0700

Women's Karadi Aboriginal Corporation
4 Rothesay Circle, Goodwood 7010

Karadi is a place for Aboriginal women and families.

03 6272 3511


Northern Aboriginal Services

Aboriginal Elders Council of Tasmania      163 St John Street, Launceston 7250

The activities of the Aboriginal Elders Council enhance the cultural wellbeing of Aboriginal elders through appropriate social gatherings, activities and workshops.

 03 6334 3138

Aboriginal Health Service   182 Charles Street, Launceston 7250

Provides medical services for the Aboriginal community.

03 6331 6966

Aboriginal Legal Service    182 Charles Street  Launceston   7250 


Provides legal support and advice.

03 6334 4140

Cape Barren Islanders Association Inc     'The Corner', Cape Barren Island 7257 

The Association aims to obtain land, provide housing, supply and maintain essential services to the residents of Cape Barrent Island, and to explore enterprises to promote employment.

 03 6359 3533

Flinders Island Aboriginal Association   c/- Post Office, Flinders Island 7255

Provides information, counselling, support, housing and accommodation referrals and emergency assistance.

03 6359 3532

 

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, Launceston       182 Charles Street, Launceston 7250

Provides health, legal and counselling services. 

03 6331 6966

 

Tasmanian Aboriginal Childcare Association  03 6331 6671
Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation for Women's Art 03 6334 9378


North West Aboriginal Services

Aboriginal Health Service   53 Alexander Street, Burnie 7320

Provides medical services for the Aboriginal community.
  

03 6431 3289

Aboriginal Legal Service
Provides legal service and advice for Aborigines.

03 6431 3289

Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation
10 King Street, Smithton, 7330
165 Nelson Street Smithton, 7330
Unit 2, 32 Queen Street, Ulverstone, 7315

Aims to meet the education, health and well-being needs for the Aboriginal community.

03 6452 1287

03 6425 2641

Six Rivers Aboriginal Corporation        PO Box 147, Latrobe 7307 
 
Community Organisation. Health Project (Doctor has clinic on weekly basis). Employs two health workers, provides transport for doctor and hospital appointments.

03 6426 1004

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, Burnie   
53 Alexander Street, Burnie 7320

Provides health, legal and counselling services.

03 6431 3289

Office of Aboriginal Affairs
Phone: 03 6232 7308
Email: oaa@dpac.tas.gov.au