There will be some changes to payments and services over the December and January holiday period for Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support customers.
Tuesday, 1 December 2020
This is a joint release between the Australian Federal Police and Services Australia.
A 34-year-old Melbourne man accused of fraudulently accessing Commonwealth welfare payments and other Federal Government grants appeared before Melbourne Magistrates’ Court yesterday (30 November 2020) on 6 fraud-related offences.
From Monday 28 September 2020, Medicare services and digital Centrelink services provided at the Smithfield Service Centre will relocate to the Cairns Mulgrave Road Service Centre in Earlville, offering people a full range of
face-to-face Centrelink and Medicare services in the one convenient location.
Eased border restrictions mean residents living in Wodonga can now access Services Australia services from Albury.
Services Australia is boosting support for the community of Wodonga, Victoria with our Mobile Service Centre providing on the ground assistance from Wednesday 26 August.
Face-to-face Centrelink and Medicare services will remain in the Abbotsford area with ongoing leasing arrangements confirmed by Services Australia.
Services Australia is an essential service delivering key coronavirus support measures to communities across the nation.
Mornington residents will have continued access to the local Centrelink Service Centre through until March 2021.