Southern Tasmania

The Hobart Community Legal Service offers a range of services for separating and separated families in the 62 telephone area.

We provide information, and/or referral in matters of separation, property settlement, spousal maintenance, contact and residency and alternative dispute resolution as well as other general legal matters. We also provide referrals for mediation and counselling, including financial counselling.

These services are accessed through our Hobart Office through our Free Legal Information Clinics held every Monday and Wednesday evening,we ask that people arrive at 5.50pm. No appointment necessary.

Information and advice on most areas of law (apart from commercial law matters) is also provided at our Bridgewater Office between the hours of 9.30am and 12.30pm, Tuesday to Friday, please phone 6263 4755 for an appointment and at our Sorell Office, please phone 6265 1911 between 10am – 12pm Tuesday and Thursday or between 9.30am and 2pm Wednesday and Friday for an appointment.

We have a Child Support Solicitor who helps payee parents obtain Child Support Payments from payer parents. This service is means tested. We can also assist people experiencing difficulties with Centrelink. Please phone the Hobart Office, on 6223 2500 for an appointment.

Hobart Community Legal Service also produces the Tasmanian Law Handbook which is available on our website. This can be found at

Hobart Community Legal Service also offers advice and assistance in Family Violence matter at all 3 offices, please phone the one nearest to you for an appointment.

Offices found at

166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000
Ph. 03 6223 2500

Cove Hill Fair Shopping Centre, Bridgewater, TAS, 7030
Ph. 03 6263 4755
Hours: 9.30am-12.30pm Tuesday-Friday

CWA Room, Sorell Memorial Hall, TAS, 7172
Ph. 03 6265 1911
Hours: 9.30am-1pm Fridays (by appointment only)

Huonville Community Health Centre
Phone Hobart Office: 03 6223 2500, to make appointment
Hours: Monthly - every third Friday (by appointment only)

(Please contact if unsure about your area of service)
9am-4pm Monday - Thursday. 9am - 1pm Friday.
03 6223 2500
03 6223 2510
166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, 7000, TAS