Government Remote Servicing – continuation

From 1 July 2015, this measure will provide continued funding to support the department’s servicing activities across all current national remote servicing locations.

This Budget measure is not subject to the passage of legislation.

Description of the measure

Remote servicing helps people in remote communities to access government payments, services and information. The measure will support the continuation of Agents, Access Points and Remote Service Centres, and visits by Remote Servicing Teams.

Questions and answers

Who is affected by this measure

People who live in remote locations.

Who is eligible for this measure

Customers who live in remote locations. Qualification for individual payments and services remains unchanged.

The date this measure will start and finish

This measure will start on 1 July 2015.

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