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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

Financial Resilience – No Interest Loan Scheme and StepUp

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Services provide access to no and low interest loans, microenterprise development loans and matched savings programs. View grant

Financial Resilience – Saver Plus

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Saver Plus is a matched savings program that provides participants with financial education training, personal guidance and support. View grant

Financial Counselling to Support People Affected by Problem Gambling

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Services provide specialised financial counselling services in targeted locations to support people affected by problem gambling. View grant

Financial Counselling and Capability – Money Support Hubs

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Services provide integrated Commonwealth Financial Counselling and Financial Capability, and in some instances Emergency Relief. View grant

Commonwealth Financial Counselling and Financial Capability

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Services help people to address their financial problems, make informed choices and build capability to manage their money. View grant

Commonwealth Financial Counselling and Financial Capability – Capability Building

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Services support the capacity and capability development of organisations to deliver high quality, high functioning services. View grant