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How to contact us over Christmas and New Year

The Christmas holiday season is a welcome break for many in our community but it can also be a time... more


Housing Tasmania Scam SCAM ALERTDHHS advises all Housing Tasmania tenants to be aware of a scam currently operating across Tasmania.If you receive this... more

Call for submissions on increasing the tobacco licence fee

DHHS is inviting public comment on the draft Public Health (Tobacco Seller's Licence) Regulation... more

Child Safety Service

On 3 October the Child Protection Service was officially renamed the Child Safety Service.This change is occurring as part of... more

New homes and support for young Tasmanians

Young Tasmanians under16 years of age will benefit from a $1.4 million Youth at Risk Response Centre to be built... more



The roll out to the full National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) commenced on 1 July 2016.

One State, One Health System; Better Outcomes

The State Government has announced changes to the way health is structured and administered in Tasmania.

Real carers really needed

Find out more about how you can become a foster carer for a child or young person who cannot stay with their family. Call 1800 732 522 to speak to someone about foster caring.


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