The Federal Government mobile service centre
The Federal Government mobile service centre "Kangaroo Paw" visits the region later this month.

Government mobile service centre Kangaroo Paw visits region

The Australian Government Mobile Service Centre Kangaroo Paw is visiting our region later this month to offer locals access to government payments and services.

The Mobile Service Centre will visit:

Blackbutt on Thursday January 29, from 9am - 11.30am, located near the Blackbutt Memorial Hall, Coulson Street.

Harlin on Thursday January 29, from 1pm - 4pm, located near Simeon Lord Park, Brisbane Valley Highway

Coominya on Friday January 30, from 9am - 11.30am, located opposite the Bellevue Hotel, Main Street

Hampton on Friday January 30, from 1pm - 4pm, located at Hampton Visitor Information Centre car park, New England Highway

The Mobile Service Centre offers a wide range of services and is staffed by experienced specialist officers who provide face-to-face service, information and support tailored to each community.

Their staff can help you with:

  • new claims for a wide range of Centrelink payments
  • updating customer information
  • confirming customer documents and supporting information
  • information on how financial matters may impact on Centrelink payments
  • payment and service options to suit individual circumstances
  • rural payment entitlements for eligible farmers
  • non-cash Medicare transactions
  • Medicare registrations
  • information on Child Support payment and service options
  • specialist support and referrals
  • support with and access to self service facilities
  • free hearing health checks

Bushfire reported near Glen Esk

Bushfire reported near Glen Esk

People in the area may be affected by smoke

Newly planted trees stolen straight out of soil in parklands

Newly planted trees stolen straight out of soil in parklands

The group planted 35 trees for National Tree Day earlier this year.

UPDATE: Fire sweeps through estimated 3000 hectares

UPDATE: Fire sweeps through estimated 3000 hectares

The fire is still burning, now hitting an estimated 3000 hectares

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