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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

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

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

Veteran and Community Grants

Category

Veterans

Closing Date & Time

The Veteran and Community Grants program aims to maintain and improve the independence and quality of life for members of the veteran community by providing funding for projects that support activities and services to sustain or enhance health and wellbeing. View grant

The Try, Test and Learn Fund: Tranche 2

Category

Transition to Work

Closing Date & Time

The Try, Test & Learn Fund Tranche 2 funds trials of innovative approaches to help groups at risk of long-term welfare dependence. View grant