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 Features
The Commonwealth Government has released its response to the Review of Illegal Offshore Wagering supporting 18 of its 19 recommendations.
Communities and Vulnerable People Latest News
12 April 2016
Minister Porter today welcomed the release of the inaugural annual report of the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership.
8 February 2016
Many families are financially stretched over the first few months of the year, as the bills from Christmas, holidays and school begin to mount.
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.