Easy access to government services as Blue Gum mobile visits

The Blue Gum mobile service centre will visit Briagolong, Heyfield and Yarram next week. Photo: Contributed

SERVICES Australia’s Mobile Service Centre Blue Gum is travelling through Southern and Eastern Gippsland in the coming weeks, offering locals easy access to Medicare, Centrelink, National Disability Insurance Scheme, and Department of Veterans’ Affairs services.

Blue Gum will visit:

Briagolong: Tuesday, August 29 near Briagolong Community House, Avon Street (9am to 4pm)

Heyfield: Wednesday, August 30 near the Community Resource Centre, George Street (9am to 3.30pm)

Yarram: Thursday, August 31 near Memorial Park, Commercial Road (9am to 4pm)

Blue Gum will also make appearances in Marlo, Buchan, Lakes Entrance, Metung and Foster.

Mobile Service 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 National Disability Insurance Scheme and Department of Veterans’ Affairs programs and support services will also be available.

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