When a Mobile Service Centre drives into a rural or regional town, it provides a lifeline for communities that don’t have regular access to face to face government services. For Colin Hall, it marks the culmination of months of work by his team.
When a Mobile Service Centre drives into town, its impact is often immediate.
For one elderly couple, it provided a lifeline and access to much needed support. Ongoing medical costs meant they were struggling financially – so much so, they had been considering selling their home just to support themselves.
For Luke Neylan and Richard Harrison there’s nothing more rewarding than seeing people turn their lives around against the odds.
When Australians are struggling, Andrew Gregory hits the road. As part of the Mobile Servicing Team, he’s visited around 700 towns and travelled thousands of kilometres in purpose built trucks to deliver desperately needed support around the country.
In the devastating aftermath of the recent Queensland floods, Hannah Tanks stood on her family’s Winton property and saw a calf stranded alone on a ridge, separated from its mother by the disaster.
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during January 2018.
The Frankston Service Centre delivering Centrelink and Medicare services will remain closed for four weeks while repairs to the building are underway, following a recent fire.
Kerrie first walked in to the former Department of Social Security office in Lismore in 1986 as a fresh-faced 20 year old.
November marks a decade since the first Australian Government Mobile Service Centre (MSC) set-off from Parliament House, Canberra, on its first ever service tour through the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales.
Andrew Gregory and Ian Cleghorn agree that helping run the two-vehicle Mobile Service Centre (MSC) fleet is the best job.