Thank you for visiting this website. In the period preceding an election, the Australian Government assumes a caretaker role.

The Department of Social Services hosts this website and the department will manage it in accordance with the Guidance on Caretaker Conventions.

Contact DSS

Contact the Department of Social Services
Contact details for national office, and the DSS network including State Offices.

Complaints Management System
Information to assist you to have your concerns dealt with by DSS.

DES-DMS compensation recoveries
Information regarding Disability Employment Services - Disability Management Service recoveries.

Freedom of Information requests
Information on obtaining access to documents held by DSS under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

Media
DSS’s media section assists media organisations with information relating to the department’s policies and programs.

National Relay Service
The National Relay Service allows people who are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment to access DSS contact numbers.

Reporting suspected fraud to DSS
Information on how to report suspected fraudulent activity committed against DSS and its programs.

More information

Government Online Directory
Register of Harm Prevention Charitable Institutions

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