Communities and Vulnerable People
The Department of Social Services helps support communities through a number of
programmes and services. Further support is provided through grants and funding for organisations providing services for communities.
More information is available under
publications and articles and related agencies and sites.
DSS also helps to support Australians' mental health.
5 August 2015 - 2:42pm
Communities and Vulnerable People Latest News
2 February 2016
The new GIVIT charity app uses technology to connect people in need with people who can help.
18 December 2015
The review of illegal offshore wagering report has been submitted to Government.
9 December 2015
The first Community and Philanthropy Partnerships Week will be celebrated nationally this week, 7-13 December.
4 December 2015
Community not-for-profit organisations can apply for funding to help support and encourage the valuable work of their volunteers. Apply today!
21 October 2014
The Australian Government has re-established the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership to promote a culture of philanthropic giving and volunteering in Australia.