Doing Business with DSS

The following information is provided to assist organisations who want to do business with DSS or maintain their funding relationship with DSS.

Information about policies relevant to DSS grant recipients can be found on the Information for Grant Recipients page.

Policy Statements

The following DSS Policy Statements are to assist organisations to meet the funding requirements when doing business with the department.


DSS advertises all tenders for public business opportunities on the Australian Government's procurement information system, AusTender.

Settlement and Multicultural Affairs

Responsibility for settlement and multicultural affairs recently moved to the Department of Social Services. Content on the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection will be progressively published on this website.

Research, Evaluation and Data (READ) panel

The Research, Evaluation and Data (READ) panel is a whole-of-government procurement panel established and managed by the Department.

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