We are constantly monitoring the COVID -19 Coronavirus situation and adapting our work practices to meet the current advice from the relevant health authorities.
For the safety of our staff, clients and community, we are asking for clients not to visit our office.
We want to minimize the disruption of our essential services given the current circumstances, therefore we are temporarily cancelling all appointments at Public Trustee offices state wide.
We will continue to provide services to our clients via the phone or video conferencing. We will be in touch soon if there are significant changes that will affect your appointment.
We thank you for your consideration and understanding during this time. Please stay safe, we recommend we all follow the Tasmania government guidelines below.
Important information for the public:
- Anyone who returns from overseas must self-quarantine for 14 days.
- From 21 March anyone who returns from interstate, apart from people classified as essential travellers, must self-quarantine for 14 days.
- Anyone who returns from overseas or interstate and develops symptoms within 14 days should ring the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 or contact their GP. If you are experiencing extreme symptoms which require emergency treatment ring 000 or go to the emergency department.
- People can help stop the spread of respiratory illness by washing their hands regularly with soap and water and covering sneezes and coughs with a tissue or their elbow.
- It is important to remember that if you are unwell – do not attend work or school or visit settings with vulnerable such as aged care homes or hospitals – and seek medical advice as appropriate.
- The situation with coronavirus is changing regularly. People can stay up to date by visiting the Tasmanian Department of Health coronavirus website at or the Australian Government Department of Health website
Anyone requiring more information about coronavirus should contact the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.
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