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Travelling Aid for Locals: Services Australia’s Desert Rose

Travelling Aid for Locals: Services Australia's Desert Rose
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In a bid to bridge the service accessibility gap, Services Australia’s Mobile Service Centre, Desert Rose, is on the move through the North Burnett and Gympie regions.

This 20-tonne powerhouse on wheels offers a lifeline to residents seeking easy access to crucial services, including Medicare, Centrelink, National Disability Insurance Scheme, and Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

On the Road Schedule: Connecting Communities

Desert Rose will be making stops at various locations, providing face-to-face assistance at the following destinations:

  • Blackwater (Monday 11 March): Blackwater Library car park, Wey Street (9:30 am to 3:00 pm)
  • Theodore (Tuesday 12 March): Near the library, Third Avenue (9:30 am to 4:00 pm)
  • Moura (Wednesday 13 March): Near the museum and information centre, Gillespie Street (9:00 am to 3:00 pm)
  • Monto (Thursday 14 March): Near the community hall, Rutherford Street (9:00 am to 2:00 pm)
  • Goomeri (Tuesday 19 March): Near the swimming pool, Moore Street (11:00 am to 4:00 pm)
  • Murgon (Wednesday 20 March): Near the visitor information centre, Bunya Highway (9:00 am to 4:00 pm)
  • Cherbourg (Thursday 21 March): Near the town hall, Barambah Avenue (9:00 am to 4:00 pm)
  • Proston (Friday 22 March): Opposite the library, Blake Street (9:30 am to 4:00 pm)

Services on Board: Tailored Support Where It Matters

Operated by dedicated Services Australia staff, Desert Rose offers friendly face-to-face service and tailored support, addressing crucial needs such as Centrelink claims, Medicare registrations, and assistance with online services.

For more information on this vital initiative, visit Services Australia. The journey of Desert Rose is not just a trip; it’s a commitment to enhancing the lives of regional and rural Australians.