Mobile Service Centres

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

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.

Schedule

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

Queensland

Destination Date Start time Finish time Site
Nebo Tuesday
21 February
10:00 am 2:30 pm Nebo Medical Centre car park
Kemmis Street
Collinsville Wednesday
22 February
9 am 4 pm Collinsville Community Hub car park
Garrick Street
Bloomsbury Thursday
23 February
10:00 am 2:30 pm Bloomsbury State School car park
Bruce Highway
Finch Hatton Tuesday
28 February
9:30 am 3:30 pm Mobile Library car park
Corner Zahmel Street and Anzac Parade
Sarina Wednesday
1 March
9 am 4 pm Sarina Cultural Hall car park
Anzac Street
Marlborough Thursday
2 March
11:00 am 3:30 pm Near Lions Park
Barnett Street
Duaringa Friday
3 March
10:00 am 3:30 pm Adjacent to the Community Building
Corner Elizabeth and William Streets
Mount Morgan Monday
6 March
10 am 3 pm Adjacent to the School of Arts
Morgan Street
Turkey Beach Tuesday
7 March
9:30 am 4:00 pm Turkey Beach Community Centre car park
Worthington Road
Agnes Water Wednesday
8 March
9 am 4 pm In front of the Community Centre
Springs Road
Miriam Vale Thursday
9 March
9:00 am 2:30 pm Near the Post Office
Blomfield Street
Mount Perry Tuesday
14 March
10:00 am 3:30 pm Opposite the Post Office
Heusman Street
Eidsvold Wednesday
15 March
9:30 am 4:00 pm Near Apex Park
Moreton Street
Mundubbera Thursday
16 March
9 am 4 pm Near Archer Memorial Park
Bauer Street
Gayndah Friday
17 March
9 am 4 pm In front of the Town Hall
Capper Street
Cooran Monday
20 March
9 am 11 am Cooran Rugby League grounds car park
Railway Road
Imbil Monday
20 March
1 pm 4 pm Near the Red Cross Shop
Yabba Creek Road
Kenilworth Tuesday
21 March
9:30 am 2:30 pm Opposite the Showgrounds
Maleny-Kenilworth Road
Yarraman Wednesday
22 March
9 am 4 pm Near Memorial Park
Toomey Street
Maleny Thursday
23 March
9:30 am 1:30 pm Maleny Neighbourhood Centre car park
Bicentenary Lane

South Australia

Destination Date Start time Finish time Site
Auburn Tuesday
21 February
9:30 am 3:30 pm Near the Auburn Town Hall
King Street
Minlaton Wednesday
22 February
10 am 4 am Adjacent to Harry Butler Memorial
Main Street
Warooka AM Thursday
23 February
9 am 11 am In front of the Information/Rest Area
Player Street
Stansbury PM Thursday
23 February
1 pm 4 pm Near the Visitors Centre
Weaver Street
Maitland Friday
24 February
9 am 4 pm Adjacent to Maitland Town Hall
Gardiner Terrace
Ardrossan Monday
27 February
9:00 am 3:30 pm Adjacent to the Town Hall
First Street
Clare Tuesday
28 February
9 am 4 pm Opposite Cheap as Chips
Old North Road
Mount Pleasant Wednesday
1 March
9:30 am 2:00 pm Near the Soldiers Memorial Hall
Melrose Street
Bordertown Thursday
2 March
9 am 4 pm Opposite the Holden Dealership
Corner Woolshed Street and South Terrace

Tasmania

Destination Date Start time Finish time Site
Westbury Tuesday
7 March
9:30 am 3:00 pm Adjacent to the Council Office
Lyall Street
Scamander Wednesday
8 March
9 am 4 pm Opposite the River Mouth Cafe
Bridge Esplanade
Bicheno Thursday
9 March
9:00 am 3:30 pm The Triangle
Burgess Street
Ross Friday
10 March
9 am 4 pm Near Ross Town Hall
Bridge Street
George Town Tuesday
14 March
9:30 am 4:00 pm George Town Community Hub car park
Elizabeth Street
Mole Creek Wednesday
15 March
9:30 am 4:00 pm Mole Creek Memorial Hall car park
Caveside Road
Poatina Thursday
16 March
9:30 am 4:00 pm Poatina Community Hall car park
Gordon Street
Oatlands Tuesday
21 March
10:00 am 3:30 pm Adjacent to the Council Chambers
Stutzer Street
Orford Wednesday
22 March
9 am 3 pm Near Our Park
Walpole Street
Nubeena Thursday
23 March
9 am 4 pm Judd Park car park
Main Road
Murdunna Friday
24 March
9:30 am 11:30 am Near the General Store
Arthur Highway
Dunalley Friday
24 March
1 pm 4 pm Opposite the General Store
Arthur Highway
Primrose Sands Monday
27 March
9:30 am 4:00 pm Opposite the General Store
Primrose Sands Road
Opossum Bay Tuesday
28 March
9 am 12 pm Opossum Bay Park car park
Spitfarm Road
Cremorne Tuesday
28 March
1:30 pm 4:00 pm Opposite the Service Station
Frederick Henry Parade
Kettering Wednesday
29 March
9 am 4 pm Near Kettering Hall and Oval
Channel Highway
Dover Thursday
30 March
9:00 am 2:30 pm Opposite Dover RSL
Chapman Avenue

Page last updated: 21 February 2017