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Our mission is to improve the wellbeing of individuals and families in Australian communities.

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Possible Scam Alert

The Department has received reports that members of the public have received emails claiming to be from the ‘Department of Social Services’. These claims are false and these individuals do not represent the department or the Commonwealth. We are currently investigating the matter.
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News Budget 2020-21

Budget 2020-21

The 2020-21 Budget was released on 6 October 2020. To find out more visit our dedicated Budget page. You will find media releases, fact sheets and the Portfolio Budget Statements.
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