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Contact the Public Guardian


(03) 6165 3444                                           
This number is available 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.

After-Hours - Emergency Calls Only that cannot wait until the office re-opens

For urgent decisions required by a guardian or new emergency orders phone (03) 6165 6767.  

This service is available to government and non-government services, such as hospitals, police, residential facilities and support providers only. 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.

Postal address

GPO Box 825
Hobart  TASMANIA  7001