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The Department of Social Services (DSS) has recently received reports that members of the Public have been contacted by an individual or individuals identifying themselves as DSS officers.

The individual or individuals do in no way represent DSS or the Commonwealth. 

DSS officers do not:

  • announce outcomes of grant rounds via telephone
  • contact members of the public seeking personal information, such as banking, passport details or license details

For more details please see this news item.

 

Open grants

Legal support services for survivors engaging with the Commonwealth Redress Scheme

Category

Legal Services

Closing Date & Time

The program provides a free support service to assist survivors of institutional child sexual abuse access redress under the Redress Scheme. View grant

Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) - Client Services

Category

Settlement Services

Closing Date & Time

Equip eligible clients with the knowledge and skills to identify, understand and take action to address their settlement needs relating to social participation, economic and personal wellbeing, independence, and community connectedness. View grant

Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) – Community Capacity Building

Category

Settlement Services

Closing Date & Time

Empower newly arrived community groups and organisations to support their communities through development of leadership and governance skills, linkages to broader community and government and providing access to resources and facilities. View grant

Saluting Their Service Commemorations Program Major Commemorative Grants

Category

Commemorative

Closing Date & Time

Major Commemorative Grants provide funding for state/territory or nationally significant commemorative activities which commemorate the involvement, service and sacrifice of Australia’s service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations. View grant

Sector Readiness Fund – Fund Administrator activity

Category

Industry Innovation

Closing Date & Time

A fund administrator will distribute grants to non-government organisations to build their capability to participate in the social impact investing market and address complex social problems. View grant

Saluting Their Service Community Commemorative Grants

Category

Commemorative

Closing Date & Time

The Community Commemorative Grants opportunity provides funding for community based commemorative activities that commemorate the involvement, service and sacrifice of Australia's service personnel in wars, conflicts and peace operations. View grant