Contact us

You can send an email enquiry

We will get back to you in 5 working days.

Lodge an enquiry

CBOS can provide advice on the following topics:

  • Renting
  • Consumers - buying products and services
  • Occupational licensing and registrations
  • Registering to Work with Vulnerable People
  • Clubs, associations and fundraising
  • Trade standards (building, electrical, plumbing, gas)

Click here to lodge an enquiry

Business hours

  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
  • Telephone: 1300 654 499
  • Fax: (03) 6173 0205

National Relay Service (NRS)

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can call us through the NRS

  • TTY users: call 133 677, and ask for 1300 13 55 13
  • Speak & Listen users (speech-to-speech relay): call 1300 555 727, and ask for 1300 13 55 13
  • Internet relay users: connect to the NRS via the National Relay Service website (external link), and ask for 
    1300 13 55 13

Postal address

Consumer, Building and Occupational Services 
PO Box 56
Rosny Park  TAS 7018

CBOS Burnie office has moved to Devonport
The CBOS office on the North West Coast has moved to a new location and has a new postal address:
Street:  Level 2 1-3 Rooke Street, Devonport
Postal:  PO Box 272, Devonport TAS 7310
All other contact details remain the same.

Provide feedback about our services

We welcome comments, compliments, complaints or suggestions about our services.

All details included in your complaint or feedback will be kept confidential.

If you are not satisfied with how we have responded to your feedback, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Tasmanian Ombudsman.

The Tasmanian Ombudsman is an independent officer of the Tasmanian Parliament who investigates complaints about state and local government services. For more information, visit Ombudsman Tasmania (external link) or call 1800 001 170 (Free call from a landline nationally - call charges may apply from a mobile or pay phone).

Media enquiries

Media enquiries for CBOS should be directed to the Department of Justice Strategic Communications Branch, preferably via email to Communications@justice.tas.gov.au or by phone on (03) 6165 4889.

Last updated: 04 Jul 2023

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