Indigenous payments and services
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can get access to Centrelink services from anywhere in Australia, by calling Freecall 1800 136 380 Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 5.00 pm (local times).
A range of payments and services are available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians.
The Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs supports Indigenous Australians through a range of programs and services including Closing the Gap initiatives.
Indigenous specialist officers help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians who live in urban, rural, regional and remote communities to access the Department of Human Services payments and services anywhere in Australia, by calling Freecall 1800 136 380 Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 5.00 pm (local times).
The Coordinator General for Remote Indigenous Services oversees the implementation of a new remote service delivery model to ensure that Indigenous Australians living in remote communities receive and actively participate in government services.