Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services is responsible for a broad range of social policy issues affecting Australian society and the living standards of Australian families, communities and individuals.

Their purpose is to improve the lives of Australians by helping to build the capacity and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities.

Read more on the Department of Health website.


The Department of Social Services welcomes comments and suggestions about policy and service issues.

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Page last updated: 6 February 2018