i was in centrelink the other day, and they now offer free aged care training courses, which would be good for people who want to get into nursing school some day, or for those who just need a job - you can then work in nurisng homes, long term care facilities etc.
contact any centrelink office, numbers are copied and pasted for anyone to use on here:
service and payments numbers
services and paymentsphone numberabout numberabstudy13 2317find out how abstudy
may help you stay at school or go on to further studies. tty is available.assistance for isolated children13 2318enquiries about assistance for isolated children scheme
payments.assurance of support13 2850find out if you need an assurance of support
to receive your visa grant.australian apprenticeships13 3633find out more about the australian apprenticeships initiative
.basicscard balancefreecall™ 1800 057 111find out how much money you have available on your basicscard
. for all other basicscard enquiries please call the income management line.centrelink's business hotline13 1158find out more about centrelink's business hotline. send fax information to 13 2115.centrelink multilingual call13 1202assistance and information in languages other than english.centrelink international services13 1673enquiries about moving or travelling outside australia, claiming payments while outside australia, or receiving payments from other countries.customer relationsfreecall™ 1800 050 004use this number to offer compliments, complaints and suggestions. tty is available.debt recovery13 6330talk to us about repayment of a centrelink debt
.disability, sickness and carers13 2717enquiries about disability support pension, mobility allowance, carer payment, carer allowance, and sickness allowance.drought assistance13 2316find out about drought assistance
payments and services.employment services13 2850enquiries about newstart allowance, widow allowance, farm help, exceptional circumstances relief payment, partner allowance, special benefit, and employment services providers, including job services australia.family assistance office13 6150family tax benefit part a and b, child care benefit, parenting payment, double orphan pension, health care cards, baby bonus, maternity immunisation allowance, and jobs, education and training (jet) enquiries.farm assistancefreecall™ 1800 050 585find out more about drought assistance
.financial information service booking service13 6357make a booking for a financial information service seminar
.foreign income exchange rate linefreecall™ 1800 050 041for information about foreign income exchange rates.fraud tip-off line13 1524report a suspected fraud against centrelink, medicare, the pharmaceutical benefits scheme or the child support agency.income management13 2594use this number if you are a customer on income management and would like to enquire about your income management or your basicscard.indigenous call centre13 6380indigenous australians living in regional and remote areas can talk about centrelink payments and services.indigenous debt recoveryfreecall™ 1800 138 193indigenous australians can find out more about repayment of a centrelink debt.online services support13 2307get help using centrelink's online services
.phone self service13 6240find out about centrelink's phone self service
.report employment income13 3276find out about how to report your employment income
and activity test details.seniors13 2300age pension, pensioner concession cards, bereavement assistance, widow b pension, wife pension, and commonwealth seniors health card enquiries.youth and student services13 2490enquiries for youth allowance, austudy, and pensioner education supplement.
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