Mobile Service Centres

Mobile Service Centres travel to rural and regional communities to provide people with information and access to government services.


We offer a wide range of services to meet the changing needs of rural and regional communities. We can help you with:

  • new claims for most Centrelink payments
  • updating your customer information in our records
  • confirming customer documents and supporting information, such as certifying copies of birth certificates
  • information about:
    • how financial matters may impact your Centrelink payments
    • payment and service options to suit your individual circumstances
    • child support payment and service options
  • rural payment entitlements for eligible farmers
  • Medicare transactions
  • Medicare registrations
  • social work support and referrals
  • self service facilities including accessing and using online accounts and mobile apps
  • free hearing health checks

Our staff are specialists in rural servicing and live and work in the communities they serve.

Who we help

We provide information, assistance and support to all rural and regional residents, including:

  • older Australians
  • families
  • students
  • job seekers
  • people with disability
  • carers
  • farmers
  • self employed people

We can provide emergency on the ground support for Australian Government disaster recovery efforts.


Our Mobile Service Centres - Desert Rose and Golden Wattle, travel extensively throughout rural and regional Australia.

New South Wales

Destination Date Start time Finish time Site
Dorrigo Thursday
20 October
9 am 2:30 pm Near the Post Office
Hickory Street
Walcha Tuesday
25 October
9:30 am 4 pm Near McHattan Park
Fitzroy Street
Bundarra Wednesday
26 October
10 am 3 pm Near the School of Arts
Bendemeer Street
Guyra Thursday
27 October
9 am 4 pm Near Rotary Park
New England Highway
Emmaville Friday
28 October
9 am 11:30 am Near Emmaville Central School
Park Road
Deepwater Friday
28 October
1:30 pm 3:30 pm Near the Post Office
Young Street
Ashford Monday
31 October
9:30 am 4 pm Opposite the Commercial Hotel
Albury Street
Yetman Tuesday
1 November
10:30 am 3 pm Near Yetman Sports Ground
Bruxner Highway
Bingara Wednesday
2 November
9 am 3:30 pm In front of Bingara Library
Maitland Street
Manilla Thursday
3 November
9 am 3:30 pm Opposite the Council Office
Manilla Street
Walhallow Village Tuesday
8 November
10 am 3 pm Near the Health Post
Hill Street
Coonabarabran Wednesday
9 November
9 am 3:30 pm Community Services Building car park
King Street
Wellington Thursday
10 November
9:30 am 4 pm Library Car Park
Corner Percy and Maughan Streets
Molong Friday
11 November
9 am 3 pm Adjacent to the Village Green
Gidley Street
Cootamundra Monday
14 November
9:30 am 4 pm Near the Library
Wallendoon Street
Boorowa Tuesday
15 November
9:30 am 3:30 pm Near Boorowa Court House
Marsden Street
Crookwell Wednesday
16 November
9 am 3 pm Near the old Visitor Information Centre
Spring Street
Braidwood Thursday
17 November
9 am 3 pm Opposite the Courthouse
Wilson Street

South Australia

Destination Date Start time Finish time Site
Pinnaroo Tuesday
1 November
9 am 11 am Adjacent to the Golden Grain Hotel
Railway Terrace South
Lameroo Tuesday
1 November
1 pm 4 pm Opposite the Lameroo Hotel
Railway Terrace North
Karoonda Wednesday
2 November
9:30 am 3:30 pm Opposite the Karoonda Hotel
Railway Terrace
Mannum Thursday
3 November
9 am 3 pm Mannum Leisure Centre car park
Adelaide Road
Yankalilla Friday
4 November
9 am 4 pm Near Foodland
Main South Road
Penneshaw Monday
7 November
11:30 am 4:00 pm Near IGA
Middle Terrace
Parndana Tuesday
8 November
9 am 4 pm Near IGA
Cook Street
Kingscote Wednesday
9 November
9 am 4 pm Near the old Police Station
Kingscote Terrace
American River Thursday
10 November
9:00 am 12:30 pm Opposite the Post Office
Tangara Drive
Kingston Tuesday
15 November
10:30 am 4:00 pm Kingston District Hall car park
Corner Agnes and Cameron Streets
Robe Wednesday
16 November
9 am 11 am Opposite the Visitor Information Centre
Victoria Street
Beachport Wednesday
16 November
1 pm 4 pm Near the Visitor Information Centre
Millicent Beachport Road


Destination Date Start time Finish time Site
Stanhope Thursday
20 October
9 am 4 pm Opposite Stanhope Public Hall
Godley Place
Tongala Friday
21 October
9:00 am 3:30 pm Near the Shire Office
Mangan Street
Charlton Monday
24 October
10 am 4 pm In front the Buloke Shire Office
High Street
Donald Tuesday
25 October
9 am 4 pm Near Donald Mall
Woods Street
Wycheproof Wednesday
26 October
9 am 4 pm In front of the Men’s Shed
271 Broadway
Birchip Thursday
27 October
9:00 am 1:30 pm In front of Memorial Park
Cumming Avenue
Dartmoor Thursday
17 November
9:30 am 1:30 pm Opposite the General Store
Greenham Street
Malmsbury Friday
18 November
9:00 am 3:30 pm Near the Police Station
Mollison Street
Eildon Monday
21 November
10 am 4 pm In front of the shopping complex
Main Street
Alexandra Tuesday
22 November
9 am 4 pm Adjacent to the Town Hall
Perkins Street
Marysville Wednesday
23 November
9:30 am 4:00 pm Near Foodworks Supermarket
Darwin Street
Warburton Thursday
24 November
9 am 3 pm Opposite the Service Station
Warburton Highway

Page last updated: 20 October 2016