Community services

Support and assistance for the community including managing emergencies, public housing, welfare, and financial support.

Community services subcategories

Housing and accommodation for defence personnel and people who are in need.

Supporting family units by providing assistance surrounding adoption, aged care, child care, child and youth support, defence community support, family reunions and veterans support.

Providing urgent assistance in time of crisis, including ambulance and firefighting services and coordination of government and community-based emergency services within a region.

Financial help and assistance for those in need, including eligibility criteria and entitlements for ongoing and one-off payments rates and subsidies.

Help and support during emergencies caused by floods, droughts, cyclones or major bushfires or other natural disasters.

Supporting the fair treatment of all people regardless of gender, race, colour, ethnicity, age, marital or parental status, sexual preference, disability or religious belief.