Golden Wattle visits Gippsland

The mobile service centre. Photo: Contributed

Services Australia’s Mobile Service Centre Golden Wattle is travelling through Gippsland this week to offer locals easy access to Centrelink, Medicare and Department of Veterans Affairs services.

Golden Wattle will visit:

· Yarram on Tuesday June 14 (10am to 4pm) and Wednesday, June 15 (9am to 4pm) near Memorial Park, Commercial Road.

· Briagolong on Thursday, June 16 near Briagolong Community House, Avon Street (9am to 3pm)

Mobile Services Centres are 20 tonne trucks operated by staff from Services Australia, providing regional and rural Australians with friendly face-to-face service and tailored support.

Staff on board this trip can help with:

  • Centrelink claims
  • Medicare registrations, and
  • Accessing online services.

Information about Department of Veterans’ Affairs programs and support services will also be available. All services will be offered with strict COVID-19 safety precautions in place.

For more information, including stopping times, go to servicesaustralia.gov.au/mobileoffice