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SASS welcomes opportunities to provide comment, offer professional opinion and provide feedback on a broad range of topics relating to sexual violence.

For comment, interviews or other consultation requests, please contact Jill Maxwell (CEO) on (03) 6231 0044 or send an email to @email

SASS believes first and foremost that survivors of sexual violence are the experts in this area. We strive to incorporate and represent the views of survivors in all of our policy work and advocacy efforts. 


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Labor commits to fund program for adolescents with problem sexual behaviours

SASS warmly welcomes the Tasmanian Labor Party's commitment to support a program to address problem sexualised behaviours in young people aged 12-17 years. 

SASS' supports Government's commitment for a Tasmanian Action Plan Against Sexual Violence

The Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) is pleased to hear of the current Government’s pre-election commitment to develop a Whole of Government Action Plan Against Sexual Violence.

'Yes means Yes' poster campaign

The Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS), Laurel House and the Tasmanian Hospitality Association have joined forces to raise awareness about sexual abuse and harassment, launching a series of poste

SASS Gets the 'Tick' From ACNC

Sexual Assault Support Service is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.  This enables SASS to receive donations, charity tax concessions from the Australian Taxation Office and be eligible for commonwealth grants.  Please download the ACNC Charity Regi

Team-Building Day - Ronald McDonald House Volunteer Work. 2017

 On the 18th of October, 2017 the SASS team volunteered their help at Ronald McDonald House in Hobart for our bi-annual team-building day.  Much fun was had, gardening, refurbishing outdoor benches, wrapping Christmas presents, baking sweets, cooking meals and hosting a big BBQ l

Revenge Porn - 5 Part Story - Examiner Newspaper Tasmania

This five part newspaper story features SASS staff commentary on the complex issues surrounding image based abuse, known as 'revenge porn'.   The articles cover many important aspects of this growing concern including victim-blaming, the need for education and