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Possible scam alert

The Department of Social Services (DSS) has recently received reports that members of the public have been contacted via phone and social media, by an individual or individuals offering government grant funding.
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News Budget 2019-20

Budget 2019

The 2019-20 Budget was released on 2 April 2019, to find out more visit our dedicated Budget webpage. You’ll find a media release, fact sheets and the Portfolio Budget Statement.
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