Keith Pitt MP Federal Member for HINKLER

Mobile Service Centre comes to Bundaberg region

The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre Desert Rose will hit the road to give people in Woodgate, Cordalba and Booyal easy access to essential government payments and services in August.

This travelling outreach service shortens the distance between rural and regional communities and government services. In the 2016-17 financial year Mobile Service Centre Crews visited 381 towns and helped over 11,000 people.

Minister for Human Services Alan Tudge said the Mobile Service Centre ensures people in rural communities are connected with the latest government services.

“Desert Rose is a truck set up as an office, custom-built with the same technology as any other Service Centre that delivers Medicare or Centrelink payments and services, including access to self-service facilities,” Minister Tudge said.

“It is wheelchair accessible and has a soundproof room where staff can conduct free hearing health checks.”

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt said the Mobile Service Centre will visit towns in the Bundaberg region to offer Centrelink and Medicare payments and services, Child Support information and hearing health checks.

“We are pleased to be bringing the Mobile Service Centre to Woodgate, Cordalba and Booyal,” Mr Pitt said.

“A staff member from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will also be available to assist individuals and small business taxpayers with advice and information about tax and superannuation.

“I encourage local residents to come along and visit the Mobile Service Centre while it is in our area.”

Mobile Service Centre locations and times:

Woodgate

Friday 18 August

9.30am to 3.30pm

Near Woodgate Beach Park, The Esplanade

Cordalba

Monday 21 August

9.30am to 4pm

Near the General Store, Queen Street

Booyal

Tuesday 22 August

9am to 3pm

Booyal Roadhouse Fuel and Restaurant car park, Bruce Highway

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information visit www.humanservices.gov.au/mobileoffice or call 132 316.

Authorised by Keith Pitt, Federal Member for Hinkler, 41b Woongarra Street, Bundaberg QLD 4670

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