The federal government’s mobile service centre is hitting the road and coming to the Riverina.
The centre, known as ‘Desert Rose’, provides accdess to Centrelink and Medicare services and payments for those in regional communities.
Set up as a portable office, it is equipped with a soundproof room for free hearing checks and is fully wheelchair accessible.
The Desert Rose will visit Rankin Springs, Goolgowi, Hay, Ivanhoe, Hillston and Barellan.
Its sister vehicle, the Golden Wattle, will visit Balranald and Euston/Robinvale.
Federal Member for Farrer, Susan Ley said the mobile centre provided invaluable services for regional communities.
“I encourage anyone who needs to access one or more of these government services to come along and visit when it comes to your community,” Ms Ley said.
The service centres will be in travelling the region from October 20 - 26 October. Further information is available at www.humanservices.gov.au/mobileoffice or 132 316.
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