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Commonwealth Government Benefits, payments and services (Australian Government)
Links to Australian Government web sites relating to benefits, payments and services
Commonwealth Government Centrelink
Centrelink is an Australian Government statutory agency that assists Australians to become self-sufficient, and supports those in need, through the delivery of a range of services
State Government Community Development Division (Department of Premier and Cabinet)
The Community Development Division brings together a number of interrelated activities that have a particular focus on improving the quality of life of all Tasmanians, building community capacity, addressing social disadvantage and increasing social inclusion
Commonwealth Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA)
FaHCSIA is the Australian Government department responsible for a broad range of social policy issues affecting the community, families and individuals, including income support, housing policy, community support, disability services, child care services and family issues
State Government Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Web site of the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services, providing a gateway to a range of information about the agency and its services, and health and housing matters
State Government Department of Health and Human Services. Gateway Services
Gateway Services provide a single entry point to all family services in each Area of the State; Hobart, Rosny Hill, Launceston and Burnie
Commonwealth Government Department of Human Services (Australian Government)
The Department of Human Services is responsible for the development of service delivery policy and provides access to social, health and other payments and services. It delivers services through Centrelink, Medicare, Child Support, CRS Australia and Australia Hearing
Commonwealth Government Family, home and community (Australian Government)
Links to Australian Government web sites relating to family, home and community
State Government Future Communities
Information on the Tasmanian Government's development of a consumer and community engagement strategy for the delivery of human services
Commonwealth Government Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children
The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) has released a number of downloadable reports which include findings about children’s health, schooling, sleep, parental monitoring and neighbourhoods
State Government Health and Human Services: services
Subject list of services provided or funded by the Department of Health and Human Services
State Government Legal Aid Referral List
Search or browse to find contact details of support, rights, legal aid, and community group organisations, and related government agencies
Commonwealth Government Multicultural Australia
Department of Immigration and Citizenship page including the Australian Government's new multicultural policy, 'The People of Australia', launched 16 February 2011, programs, publications and dates
Commonwealth Government National Health Reform
The Australian Government's web site providing information on its health reform program designed to improve and modernise Australia's health system
State Government Office for Children
The Office for Children's role is to lead the implementation of Our Children Our Young People Our Future. The Office brings together professionals from the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Education and the Department of Police and Emergency Management
Commonwealth Government Office for Women (Australian Government)
The Australian Government Office for Women, part of the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA), provides policy advice on issues affecting women in Australia
State Government Older persons
Tasmanian Government information for Tasmanian Seniors including the Seniors Card, a concessions guide and link to the Tasmanian Plan for positive ageing
State Government Social Enterprise Development
Information on the Tasmanian Government's initiatives for social enterprise development, building social capital and creating economic opportunities for marginalised people. Links to the Social Inclusion and Work Program
State Government Women
The Community Development Division, Department of Premier and Cabinet, works to ensure women can be engaged in all aspects of society, and to ensure that Government policies, programs and projects are responsive to the needs of women and representative of their views

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