Welfare support

Version 1.1 | 20-03-2024

Students may experience welfare issues from time-to-time that can adversely affect their studies. We are here to assist you and help you complete your studies.

If you experience issues with accommodation, your health, your wellbeing, or any other issue of concern that is affecting your study, please contact our Student Support Officer without delay. They will arrange for appropriate support for you.

Services and contacts

In an emergencydial 000 (it is a free call) to contact the police, fire brigade or ambulance.

Police assistance can be sought from your nearest police station, however, if you are uncertain of your nearest location, you can call the Police Assistance Line on 131 444, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Legal assistance:

Study Tasmania welcome guide (PDF)

Tips for visitors to Tasmania (provided by Tasmania Police)

Find Help Tasmania – guide to local community services

City of Hobart: Get Help – directory of community services

Mental wellbeing 24/7 support:

  • Lifeline Call 13 11 14 to access crisis support
  • Beyondblue Call 1300 22 4636 to speak to someone about anxiety, depression and suicide.
Accommodation options for students in Tasmania
Working while studying options for students in Tasmania.
Fair Work – for assistance with employment issues