Need help to have your say?
Our advocates will listen to your problem and help you decide a way forward.
Here’s how it works:
What is advocacy?
‘Your say’ advocacy is all about helping you to be heard and understood.
If you are unable to speak for yourself, or find it difficult, an Advocate can help you.
We can provide information about your rights and help you to deal with problems or complaints.
Keep up to date with us…
National Guardianship Shame
Far too often, we advocate for people whose lives have been turned entirely upside down by guardianship and administration systems in Tasmania. The people we work for have been subject to immense and regularly state-sanctioned abuse, violence, and neglect through these systems. Their stories are harrowing and cry out for urgent and transformational change. “No […]
Advocacy Tas Submission – Guardianship & Administration Amendment Bill
Read our submission on the Guardianship & Admin Amendment Bill! We have been speaking up for Tasmanians who have had their lives and dignity destroyed by guardianship legislation for decades now. These are ordinary Tasmanians who have committed no crime, yet they’ve had their freedom and life taken from them – often arbitrarily and without […]
Aged Care Help
Mavis lives in a Residential Aged Care Facility and she called us as she was very worried about what was happening to her money. She said that she had given staff money to buy her things, most recently some clothes for $200, but that she hadn’t received the clothing or the money back. She also […]Read Mavis' story