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Christmas and New Year office closure

The office will be closed from 5pm Friday 23 December 2022 until 9am Tuesday 3 January 2023.  You will still be able to contact us online, but you may not receive a response until the 3 January 2023.

Gas Standards and Safety (GSS) appraisal and inspection services will not be available during this period and will resume on 3 January 2023. GSS will attend any gas-related incidents and emergencies which can be reported by ringing 1300 654 499.

TechSafe, the Department of Justice’s electrical safety inspection contractor, will attend electric shock and fire incidents when notified by TasNetworks and the Tasmanian Fire Service throughout the period. To report a shock, phone TasNetworks on 132 004. In the event of a fire or other emergency, phone 000.

Rental Deposit Authority claims, disputes and emails received after close of business on 23 December 2022 will be processed when services resume on 3 January 2023.

Registration to work with vulnerable people and risk based licensing (security and investigation agent, motor vehicle trader and conveyancing) applications and emails received after close of business on 23 December 2022 will be processed when services resume on 3 January 2023.

You can call CBOS on 1300 654 499 between 8am to 5:30pm on weekdays (excluding public holidays) to receive initial advice and to lodge an enquiry, a response to your enquiry will be provided when services resume on 3 January 2023.

Updated: 13 Dec 2022

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