Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2017

Our AGM is happening on Thursday the 19th of October, 2017 at the University Club on Dobson Road in Sandy Bay, Tasmania.  The AGM will commence at 9:30 AM.

The business of the AGM will be to:
(a) confirm the minutes of the last preceding AGM
(b) receive from the Board, auditor and servants of the Association, reports upon the transactions of the Association during the last preceding financial year
(c) elect the officers of the Association and the Ordinary Board ...

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Advocacy Tasmania Has Gone Mobile

We are delighted to announce that we have gone mobile!  This means that we are no longer working out of our previous offices in Sandy Bay and Devonport.  Instead, we are out working exclusively in the community.  This change has meant that we can employ more advocates, increase our reach across Tasmania and better meet the needs of our clients.

Nothing has changed in terms of accessing our services.  If you want to work with us or make a referral, you ...

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Annual General Meeting | 2016

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, 13 October, 2016 from 1.00-1.30pm at Advocacy Tasmania Inc.’s offices located at Suite 6 Mayfair Plaza, 236-244 Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay.


1. Welcome
2. Apologies
3. Minutes of last AGM
4. Presentation of Annual Report
5. Presentation of Accounts
6. Election of Office Bearers
7. Appointment of Auditors

Signed: Nick Baily, Public Officer

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Indefinite Detention Inquiry

We prepared a submission to the Senate Inquiry into indefinite detention of people with cognitive and psychiatric impairment in Australia.  Our submission highlighted some recurring experiences of people we have worked with receiving long-term involuntary treatment under the Mental Health Act 2013. Receiving long-term and involuntary treatment at a facility such as the Millbrook Rise Centre constitutes indefinite detention for the purposes of the inquiry, as Treatment Order can continue to be extended every six to twelve months by the Mental ...

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