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Contact the Public Guardian


(03) 6165 3444 - Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

1800 955 772 - Freecall number (Service Providers are encouraged to use the 6165 3444 number)

(03) 6165 6767 - After-hours emergency calls for service providers only, between the hours of 5.00pm and 11.00pm weekdays and 8.00am and 11.00pm weekends and public holidays.

  • NB - The after-hours service is for urgent decisions required by a guardian or new emergency orders that cannot wait until the office re-opens. Please see our After-Hours Emergency Procedures.
  • If you or a family member has a guardianship order and need urgent help, please phone emergency services on 000 for the police or ambulance, or attend the emergency department at the local hospital.  For emergency housing, phone Housing Connect on 1800 800 588. For crisis support, including concerns about suicide, contact Lifeline on 131114.


(03) 6173 0268

Postal address

Office of the Public Guardian
GPO Box 825 
Hobart  Tasmania  7001