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Forms and Downloads

Information relating to the licensing in Tasmania of security agents, motor vehicle traders and conveyancers has moved to Consumer Building and Occupational Services. If you are unable to find the information you are looking for contact the helpline on 1300 65 44 99 or email licensing@justice.tas.gov.au

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Travel agents

Travel agents are no longer required to be licensed in Tasmania.

Free Apps

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These free Tasmanian Shop Right iPhone and Android apps provide instant advice on your rights as a consumer. ShopRight covers the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) including refunds, warranties, defective goods and lay-bys. ShopRight also allows you to take copies of receipts and manage them.

Do Not Knock Stickers

Do Not Knock sticker

Do Not Knock stickers are available free of charge at all Service Tasmania outlets or by ringing CAFT on 1300 65 44 99. You can also download a paper copy of the Do Not Knock sticker [pdf/50kb/1 page].

If you have a Do Not Knock sticker clearly displayed in the front of your house, and a sales person knocks on your door, you should complain about their conduct. You can complain to the trader (sample letter to trader) as well as writing to CAFT (sample letter to CAFT). CAFT will assess the information and will initiate enforcement action if appropriate.