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Taxable Payment Annual Reporting - Information for Vendors

In August 2018, the Department of Social Services (DSS) will report details of certain payments to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

Possible Scam Alert

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.

Break the cycle of welfare dependency

On 22 November 2017, the Try, Test and Learn funding round opened. Applicants can apply for funding to trial innovative projects to help improve the lives of vulnerable Australians, to support those who are most in need.

Community Child Care Fund grant opportunity applications is being extended

Applications for the Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) open competitive grant opportunity has been extended and will close at 2:00pm AEDST on Thursday 2 November 2017

Community Grants Hub

Since opening our doors for business on 1 July 2016, the Community Grants Hub, implemented by the Department of Social Services (DSS), is changing the way the Australian Government delivers grants.